Report in 2002 about a study showing that memory and learning problems caused by heavy marijuana smoking persist for at least a week after cessation of use of the drug, but they appear to resolve completely within a month. The study was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Report in 2003 about a study showing that cognitive impairments resulting from smoking marijuana can last up to at least 28 days after an individual last smoked the drug. The study was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Publications of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, extending back as far as 1995.
Article on the effects of marijuana use, based on a study by researchers at Harvard University, and reported in 1996 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Summary information about many aspects of marijuana usage.
Facts about the effects of Marijuana use on your brain and body.
Information on marijuana, how it is taken, and effects it has on the body.