The case for policy reform in cannabis control.

  title={The case for policy reform in cannabis control.},
  author={Stephen R Kisely},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={53 12},
Can J Psychiatry 2008;53(12):795-797 This is not a debate on the harms of cannabis. These are well-known. Acute effects include accidents with motor vehicles or machinery, and adverse reactions.1,2 In the longerterm, cannabis has been associated with cognitive impairment3 and psychosis,4 although not consistently,3 and direct causality is more difficult to establish than for acute effects. It is possible that cannabis precipitates schizophrenia in those who are predisposed through a personal or… CONTINUE READING

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