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Submission + - Pot smokers might not turn into dopes after all (nature.com)

ananyo writes: "Back in August last year, Slashdot ran a story about a study reportedly showing heavy mairjuana use in teenagers had been linked to a decline in IQ in later life. Now, a new analysis suggests that the study may have been flawed. Using the same data, the researchers found that they could explain the IQ drop by properly accounting for socioeconomic factors — such as individuals from poorer backgrounds being more likely to smoke cannabis as well as having reduced access to schooling."
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Pot smokers might not turn into dopes after all

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"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead