USA | Cannabis users who start by smoking skunk up to five times as likely to become dependent, study suggests

High-potency strains have come to dominate markets in UK and US over past two decades
High-potency strains have come to dominate markets in UK and US over past two decades (Getty)

There is growing momentum behind national and state legalisation but little regulation or research of cannabis potency despite increasing availability of high THC strains. Cannabis users whose first experience with the drug is with potent “skunk” strains are nearly five times more likely to go on to show signs of dependence, US researchers have said.

 

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Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/cannabis-skunk-smoking-dependence-thc-cbd-legalisation-addiction-us-study-iowa-a8687266.html  reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Alex Matthews-King

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