Adolescent alcohol, marijuana use leads to poor academic performance, health problems

Posted by on June 14, 2016 12:31 pm
Categories: health

Adolescents who use both marijuana and alcohol during middle school and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental health during high school, according to a new study that followed a group of students over a seven-year period. However, the study found marijuana use was predictive of poorer functioning across more areas, including lower academic functioning, being less prepared for school, more delinquent behavior and poorer mental health.

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