Category: Science

ONDCP Statement on Surgeon General’s Advisory on Marijuana Use

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 29, 2019 CONTACT: 202-881-8063 Washington, D.C. – Today, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Jim Carroll released the following statement after Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams issued an advisory emphasizing the…

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The Science of Marijuana: How THC Affects the Brain

Some people believe smoking marijuana carries no risks. But scientific research shows that there are risks, especially for teens. Marijuana affects a person’s judgment and can impair his or her ability to drive. For those who use it regularly, it can lead to…

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