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Frequent Marijuana Use May Affect Brain Function But Not Structure

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April 3, 2000
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University Of Iowa
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Recent University of Iowa Health Care studies indicate that some people who frequently use marijuana have substantially lower blood flow to certain parts of their brains; however, smoking the illicit drug does not affect brain size or structure.

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Recent University of Iowa Health Care studies indicate that some people who frequently use marijuana have substantially lower blood flow to certain parts of their brains; however, smoking the illicit drug does not affect brain size or structure.


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