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Just How Much Of A Threat Is Cannabis To Young People?

The College of Psychiatrists is warning that cannabis is the “gravest threat” to the mental h...

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09.07 4 May 2021


Just How Much Of A Threat Is Cannabis To Young People?


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09.07 4 May 2021


The College of Psychiatrists is warning that cannabis is the “gravest threat” to the mental health of young people in Ireland - with an estimated 45 thousand 15 to 34-year-olds now meeting the criteria for cannabis dependence. Dr Gerry McCarney, a consultant child, and adolescent addiction psychiatrist talked to Shane.

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