Young cannabis smokers run risk of lower IQ

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  1. Harry3

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19372456

    explains why ahmed cant get a jerb
     
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    i know quite a few people who are not the person they once were from smoking high-grade for years.

    hyperd spoke about it in another thread it does actually fuck people up badly seen it first hand. not the holy herb i once thought it was...but i do love smoking pot...way too much.

    i went to jamacia years back and there you see 10year old kids bunnin they gonna have sizzled brain by 16...
     
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    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    its called dope for a reason
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    agree with all the above.. still though dont need the highest IQ in the world to hold down a decent job and get by.. everyone that blazes if different. i want to quit though!
     
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    implying my level of intelligence is even remotely correlated to why i pissed my education up the wall.

    i'm just really fucking lazy
     
  6. Harry3

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    ...smoking copious amounts of weed throughout your school life probably didnt help that laziness either
     
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    Don't think it was a contributing factor really, i've always been shit at school despite being totally capable of anything they throw at me, plus i was completely sober for the entirety of year 11, still fucked up every GCSE that didn't hold my interest.

    also, my IQ when i was 12 was 122, and 2 years ago it was 145...soooooooooo...
     
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    rocks has a very valid point
     
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    Id be pretty fucking worried if your IQ stayed the same as it was when you were 12!
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    well yeah, but my i started smoking when i was 13, and my IQ has increased quite considerably since then. this is pretty redundant anyway as an IQ test is a retarded way to measure 'intelligence', really just a test of how well you comprehend logic.
     
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    so you just invalidated your own point :teeth:
     
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    yes and no, i'm not saying smoking lots of weed from a young age doesn't have a negative affect on the brain, i'm saying it hasn't had a noticeable effect on me.

    oddly enough, the year i stopped smoking it i developed quite bad social anxiety, which has subsided since i started again.
     
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    Social Anxiety. Please ellaborate.
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    basically this, but not quite as severe

    source http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-social-anxiety-disorder
     
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    Thats so fukin gay.
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    yeah, pretty gay.

    also probably the root cause of my suicidal tendencies throughout that year and the last...lols.

    so gay.
     
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    Most people I know who smoked lots of pot in high school are fine. The other one is a banker.

    I get where Armed is coming from
     
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    had a mate actually commit suicide due to weed.. does happen occasionally
     
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    how so? highly doubt it was primarily to do with the weed, take it he was quite a 'damaged' person all round?