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Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown, new research shows

Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown, new research shows

Source:  (As reported in ScienceDaily, Sept 2, 2010)  University of New Hampshire. (2010, September 2). Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown, new research shows. ScienceDaily. Retrieved June 9, 2014 fromwww.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/09/100902073507.htm

ScienceDaily Summary:
New research shows that the “gateway effect” of marijuana — that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young adults — may be overblown.

Journal Reference:
Karen Van Gundy, Cesar Rebellon. A Life-course Perspective on the ‘Gateway Hypothesis’.Journal of Health and Social Behavior, September 2010

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