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Pot-related psychosis linked to early ‘dangerous’ use

June 6, 2016

Toronto Star| June. 6, 2016

“When peo­ple start smok­ing before the age of 16, there is a high­er risk of hav­ing a psy­chot­ic expe­ri­ence. We know that ear­ly use is dan­ger­ous,” said Dr. Romi­na Mizrahi, a psy­chi­a­trist and direc­tor of the Focus on Youth Psy­chosis Pre­ven­tion Clin­ic at CAMH. “The brain con­tin­ues to devel­op until the age of 25.” Read more.