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Study Shows Adult Marijuana Use Has No Effect On IQ

If you want to believe that marijuana damages your brain, be my guest. There are plenty of folks who’ll be more than happy to support you in that belief, and now, weed-hater, there’s a new scientific study which you can brandish at your pothead friends, as well. Ah, the delicious superiority you’ll feel, as you make it clear to these weed-addled burnouts that they are just plain unacceptable in polite society.
But once you get over that last little orgasmic shudder of righteousness — at least, if you’re interested in maintaining some sort of tenuous contact with the non-Reefer Madness reality under which most of us operate — you might want to consider that maybe this study, trumpeted loudly by all the usual mass media suspects, might just reflect the fact that serious, practicing cannabis users aren’t that into taking IQ tests. You might want to also remember that — even according to this study — marijuana use by adults has no effect on IQ scores.

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​​Welcome to Room 420, where your instructor is Mr. Ron Marczyk and your subjects are wellness, disease prevention, self actualization, and chillin’.

Worth Repeating
By Ron Marczyk, R.N.

Since the 1960s, the major milestones our country has achieved are incredible.
We elected an African-American president, women’s issues have made tremendous progress, and gays and lesbians can marry.
But cannabis is still illegal…?  Not for long! 
As the tsunami of hard empirical positive medical cannabis research builds, it meets the inevitable changing younger demographics of our country, and with the need for new cannabis- based jobs and new tax revenue.
The cannabis legalization tipping point is close at hand!
 
“Cannabis is the people’s medicine” and has overwhelming public support.
Let’s knock this last domino over!
And to that end…
I would like to highlight several 2011 research papers that discuss the most current findings regarding medical cannabis treatment and disease prevention.