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Mind Over Matter: Marijuana

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Explains how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment.

NIH Pub Number: 06-3859
Published: January 1997
Revised: August 2014
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse


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National Institute on Drug Abuse (2014). Marijuana Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-over-matter/marijuana

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Mind Over Matter

Invites young teens to take a scientific journey to learn about the brain’s complex responses to specific drugs, including cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, prescription drugs, and steroids.