Center for BrainHealth study examines marijuana’s long-term effects

TMR-FILBEY-FRANCESCA11/11/14–The effects of chronic marijuana use on the brain may depend on when the user first consumed the drug and the duration of use, ambulance according to new research from the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas. In a paper published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, physician researchers found that chronic marijuana users have smaller brain volume in the orbitofrontal cortex, which is commonly associated with addiction, and increased brain connectivity. Read