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Study shows casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young

Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found. The study to be published today in the Journal of Neuroscience differs from many other pot-related research projects that are focused on chronic,... Read More

A sales assistant arranges gold necklaces at a store in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. Chinese firms could have locked up as much as 1,000 tonnes of gold in financing deals, an industry report said, indicating a big a slice of imports has been used to raise funds due to tight credit conditions, rather than to meet consumer demand. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

A sales assistant arranges gold necklaces at a store in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. Chinese firms could have locked up as much as 1,000 tonnes of gold in financing deals, an industry report said, indicating a big a slice of imports has been used to raise funds due to tight credit conditions, rather than to meet consumer demand. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

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