The adverse health effects of cannabis use: what are they, and what are their implications for policy?

@article{Hall2009TheAH,
  title={The adverse health effects of cannabis use: what are they, and what are their implications for policy?},
  author={Wayne Hall},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={458-66}
}
BACKGROUND The adverse health effects of cannabis are a source of contention in debates about policies towards the drug. METHODS This paper provides a review of epidemiological evidence on the major adverse health effects of cannabis use and considers its implications for policy. RESULTS The evidence strongly suggests that cannabis can adversely affect some users, especially adolescents who initiate use early and young adults who become regular users. These adverse effects probably include… CONTINUE READING
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