Center for Addiction Medicine

Tuesday, October 30 Press Release

Dr. Randi Schuster publishes study with major press coverage, showing that cannabis abstinence indicates cognitive improvements in adolescents.

 

 

The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/30/quitting-cannabis-can-lead-better-memory-cognition-us-research 

Newsweekhttps://www.newsweek.com/cannabis-study-memory-and-learning-improves-when-teens-quit-smoking-pot-1191528

MarketWatchhttps://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-a-30-day-break-from-smoking-weed-does-to-your-brain-2018-10-30

Harvard Gazettehttps://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/10/one-month-of-abstinence-from-cannabis-improves-memory-in-adolescents-young-adults/

Science Newshttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/young-people-memories-improved-when-they-stopped-using-marijuana

New Scientisthttps://www.newscientist.com/article/2183974-people-who-gave-up-smoking-cannabis-had-a-memory-boost-within-a-week/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&campaign_id=RSS%7CNSNS-

HealthDay News: New Evidence Pot May Harm the Teen Brain https://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/adolescents-and-teen-health-news-719/new-evidence-pot-may-harm-the-teen-brain-739097.html

The Canadian Press: Abstaining from pot improves memory, ability to learn in young users https://barrie.ctvnews.ca/abstaining-from-pot-improves-memory-ability-to-learn-in-young-users-study-1.4155908

The Irish News: Cutting cannabis for weeks can aid a user’s memory, study claims  https://www.irishnews.com/magazine/science/2018/10/30/news/cutting-cannabis-for-weeks-can-aid-a-user-s-memory-study-claims-1473227/