Wishing you could have a little medicial marijuana for yourself? Think again. It causes brain damage:Brain scans pinpoint cannabis mental health risk
Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:34AM EDT
By Ben Hirschler
LONDON (Reuters) - Brain scans showing how cannabis affects brain function may help explain why heavy consumption of the drug triggers psychosis and schizophrenia in a small number of people, scientists said on Monday.[...]
But what the article does not say is that THC does not leave the body. It is permanent and long term exposure will increase the amount. THC lodges itself in the neural synapses of the brain and after long enough exposure, you will literally "short out" your brain. This article shows how it happens after heavy dosage, but one binge or years of use, it won't make a difference to your brain.
Marijuana is a controlled substance for a reason. Just drop the habit if you have it.