The Effects of Weed on Teenage Brains

When a person is smoking cannabis, one of the plant’s chemicals known as THC, passes from the lungs into the bloodstream and then to the brain. If that brain is exposed to a lot of THC, but still immature, the part responsible for controlling emotions may never reach its full potential. This can have long-term consequences and effects on one’s measurable intelligence, learning and judgment. But there are also other reasons why teens should not consume weed.

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00:00 Introduction
01:14 THC effect on brain
01:34 Adult vs Teenage brain
03:30 Conclusion
03:56 What do you think?
04:13 Sponsor credit
04:20 Ending

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