“A newly published study from Yale University found that recreational marijuana use was associated with increased impulsivity and greater hostile perceptions and behaviors.”


“The findings show that on days where use occurred, impulsivity and hostility were higher than days where no use occurred. Impulsivity was also higher on the day after marijuana use, suggesting a directional and lasting effect of marijuana use on impulse control.

“Contrary to perceptions of low associated risk with marijuana use among young adults, our findings suggest that recreational use of marijuana may have negative impacts on day-to-day psychological processes and psychosocial function,”


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