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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
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse


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