Pot Poisoned Pets
In Washington and Colorado, where marijuana has been legalized, Veterinarians are seeing an increase of pot-poisoned pets in their emergency clinics. Many of these animals are accidently ingesting marijuana and becoming very ill. The symptoms range from vomiting, dizziness, and even coma. According to Veterinarians, the high potency of today’s marijuana is extremely harmful, even deadly, to animals.
Last week the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health released a report that connected student marijuana use with academic problems, retention and performance. The study looked at 1,200 freshman students throughout a 10 year period and found that marijuana use was a contributing factor for those skipping classes, earning lower grades, studying less and dropping out of college.
This study is one among many studies that also found that marijuana affects memory, concentration and attention, three major factors affecting academic performance.
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