Surgeon General Cites Risk of Marijuana Addiction



Surgeon General Cites

Risk of Marijuana Addiction According to the U.S. Surgeon

General, no amount of the drug

is safe for pregnant women,

teens or young adults. Jerome Adams, U.S. Surgeon General, via ‘NPR’ In recent years, marijuana

has been legalized for either

recreational or medical use in more

than 30 states and the District of Columbia. But the Surgeon General says there’s

been a three-fold increase in the concentration

of THC levels over the past two decades. Jerome Adams, U.S. Surgeon General, via ‘NPR’ Adams says that frequent

use of the drug by young people

can lead to impairment of memory,

attention and decision making. The Trump administration

is not alone is citing marijuana risks. American College of OBGYN’s, via ‘NPR’ Marijuana addiction is defined by the National

Institute on Drug Abuse as “when [a] person

cannot stop using the drug even though it

interferes with many aspects of his or her life.”

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