Year: 2014 Source: The Lancet Psychiatry.(2014).1(4):286Ð293. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(14)70307-4 SIEC No: 20140417

Adverse sequelae of adolescent cannabis use are wide ranging and extend into young adulthood. Prevention or delay of cannabis use in adolescence is likely to have broad health and social benefits. Efforts to reform cannabis legislation should be carefully assessed to ensure they reduce adolescent cannabis use and prevent potentially adverse developmental effects.