Smoking cannabis as teenager increases risk of depression by 40 per cent, Oxford study finds

The Telegraph | 2/15/2019 | Laura Donnelly,
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He called for further research on the varying affects of different types of cannabis use and the impact of policies which aimed to cut drug use.

“If such schemes actually can produce significant reductions in the incidence of mental illness and suicide among young adults, these efforts could lead to population-scale prevention strategies for tackling the severe mental health issues currently affecting many young adults all over the world,” he said.

Dr - Lindsey - Hines - University - Bristol

Dr Lindsey Hines, from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Mental Health said: "This study has taken the results of multiple studies of teenagers published over the past 15 years, and pulled together the results from those studies to get a clear, good quality estimate of the association...
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