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Marijuana Saves Binge Drinkers’ From Brain Damage

refer-beerDID you know that if you smoke enough marijuana it will protect the brain from binge drinking? Well it might. So says the science.

At the University of California San Diego, boffins examiend three groups of 16- to 19-year-olds:

A) Binge drinkers.

B) Binge drinkers who also smoke cannabis.

C) Those who neither drink nor puff, or so they tell mum and dad. The control group, otherwise known as future politicans.

The binge drinkers ‘s brains had damage to their white matter.

But those who drink and smoke showed more damage than the control group in only three of eight areas of the brain.

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Posted: 30th, August 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)