Does Marijuana Improve Your Memory? – FACT or CRAP Part 5

Is the following statement FACT or CRAP?

5. Marijuana improves your memory.

Answer: CRAP

Marijuana impairs short-term memory, making it difficult to learn and retain information. A Population-Based Analysis of the Relationship Between Substance Use and Adolescent Cognitive Development

Let’s face it: Big Marijuana, and the adults it’s duped with its promises of a clean high and a medical panacea, really know better.… Read the rest

Marijuana Lowers Your Intelligence – FACT or CRAP Part 2

Is the following statement FACT or CRAP?

2. Marijuana can’t lower your intelligence.

Answer: CRAP

Heavy marijuana exposure starting in adolescence predicts an 8-point drop in IQ. Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife

For some time now, scientists and medical professionals have known that persistent marijuana use over long periods of time harms the brain in a variety of ways.… Read the rest

Dirty Dozen #6: Marijuana Makes You More Likely to Drop Out of School

By Laura Stack

I’ve said it before: smoking, dabbing, or otherwise abusing marijuana makes you dumb. And science can prove it. In addition to the multiple studies showing how long-term marijuana use impairs your judgment, making you stop caring about negative consequences, AND drops your IQ permanently by as many as eight IQ points, other studies show a correlation between daily marijuana use and early high school drop-out rates.… Read the rest