Long lasting consequences of cannabis exposure in adolescence.

  title={Long lasting consequences of cannabis exposure in adolescence.},
  author={T Rubino and Daniela Parolaro},
  journal={Molecular and cellular endocrinology},
  volume={286 1-2 Suppl 1},
Despite the increasing use of cannabis among adolescents, there are little and often contradictory studies on the long-term neurobiological consequences of cannabis consumption in juveniles. Adolescence is a critical phase for cerebral development, where the endocannabinoid system plays an important role influencing the release and action of different neurotransmitters. Therefore, a strong stimulation by the psychoactive component of marijuana, delta-9-tetrahydrocanabinol (THC), might lead to… CONTINUE READING

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