11717A study from the University of Pittsburgh which denies the mental health hazards of marijuana is surprising, since there are many other scientific studies pointing to a causal or trigger relationship between marijuana use and psychosis potentially developing into schizophrenia. The Pittsburgh study is limited by its small size; reliance on self-reporting and lack of diversity. In fact, the sample size of 408 was 55% African American and included virtually no Hispanics or Asians. It began in 1987, when the THC in marijuana was lower. Read Dr. Christine Miller’s article on Marijuana Myths.
Research in the UK[i] reveals than one in four serious mental disorders are a result of “skunk” (i.e. high THC pot) including Continue reading Marijuana is Connected to Psychosis and Schizophrenia