Delaying pot smoking til late teens is better for the brain

A new study from the University of Montreal, cited in EurekAlert, has noted that the earlier marijuana smoking begins, the more risk of damage to brain function exists.  However there seems to be no ill effects for those who wait til after age 17 to begin smoking pot.  Next steps are planned for study, but in the meantime, convincing kids to delay the habit seems to be important.

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