New Research Shows Cannabis Causes Violence
Smoking cannabis DOES make people more violent: Project confirms for the first time that using the drug is the cause of crimes. Cannabis users are more likely to commit violent crime, pioneering research has shown.
*It warned those who smoke the drug regularly run an increased risk of using violence against others.
*The project is the first to demonstrate that cannabis is not only linked with violent crime but is the cause.
*Violent incidents monitored by the study based on the lives of more than 1,100 American psychiatric patients included assaults, attacks with weapons and rape
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AbstractViolence is a major concern and is prevalent across several mental disorders. The use of substances has been associated with an exacerbation of psychiatric symptoms as well as with violence. Compared to other substances such as alcohol and cocaine, existing literature on the cannabis-violence relationship has been more limited, with most studies being conducted in the general population, and has shown controversial results.
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