Parental Exposure to Marijuana Linked to Drug Addiction in Unexposed Progeny
Parental Exposure to Marijuana Linked to Drug Addiction, Compulsive Behavior in Unexposed Progeny, Rodent Study Finds
January 22, 2014
Teen marijuana use may have repercussions in unexposed progeny. This rodent study found that parental use of marijuana/THC was linked to molecular and neurobiological disturbances and increased motivation to get drugs. “Our study emphasizes that cannabis [marijuana] affects not just those exposed, but has adverse affects on future generations,” said Yasmin Hurd, PhD, the study’s senior author.
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Keywords: parental, exposure, marijuana, drug, addiction, progeny