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Going from being an occasional marijuana user to indulging every day increases the risk of psychosis by up to 159 percent, new research reveals.Marijuana is thought to cause psychosis-like experiences by increasing a user's risk of depression, a study found.Every year for four years, the study's participants completed questionnaires about any substance abuse and psychotic experiences.Psychotic symptoms included perceptual aberration - for example feeling that something external is part of their body - and thinking that they have been unjustly badly treated.
But there are different variables that could have made it more likely such as how long it's been used, when someone first started, how concentrated or potent the drug is that they are using, how they are taking it, and their specific genotype.'Drug-induced psychosis is most commonly associated with LSD or amphetamines, but can also be caused by marijuana, cocaine and alcohol.The participants also completed cognitive tasks that allowed the researchers to assess their IQ, memory and stimuli response.Results revealed that going from being an occasional marijuana user to abusing the substance once a week or as often as every day, increases the risk of psychosis-like experiences by 159 percent.But again, it's different for every person.' In California medical marijuana can be used as a treatment for anxiety.In the other states and DC, someone suffering from anxiety or depression can apply for a medical marijuana license if their conditions are considered to be severe and debilitating.
Kanye West, who is pictured during his Saint Pablo Tour in 2016, is suing his tour's insurer after the company allegedly refused to pay for his canceled shows in November - and blamed his cannabis use Marijuana legalization began in the United States in 1996, when California legalized the drug for medical use. In the next decade, 14 states followed suit: Oregon, Alaska, Washington, Maine, Hawaii, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Vermont, New Mexico, Michigan, New Jersey, Arizona and Massachusetts.