Marijuana has Long-term Effects on the Brains of Adolescents

After alcohol, marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the United States (I mean seriously, who hasn’t smoked up at least once? According to Pew Research Center, half of the country) But pot laws are rapidly changing in many parts of the country and soon it may be as ubiquitous as alcohol. Four […]

http://drsimonsaysscience.org/2016/01/22/marijuana-has-long-term-effects-on-the-brains-of-adolescents/

Marijuana has Long-term Effects on the Brains of Adolescents

After alcohol, marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the United States (I mean seriously, who hasn’t smoked up at least once? According to Pew Research Center, half of the country) But pot laws are rapidly changing in many parts of the country and soon it may be as ubiquitous as alcohol. Four […]

http://drsimonsaysscience.org/2016/01/22/marijuana-has-long-term-effects-on-the-brains-of-adolescents/

Response to HuffPost Marc Lewis Interview on Addiction

INTERSTING POST

So the Huffington Post runs a sub-blog on Addiction and Recovery and sometimes they present excellent reporting (for example, the piece on opioid addiction by Jason Cherkis who actually interviewed my boss, Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek, for the article). But more often than not, they present quite variable reporting on addiction.  A recent interview with […]

http://drsimonsaysscience.org/2016/01/03/response-to-huffpost-marc-lewis-interview-on-addiction/