Cannabis linked to mental illness [The Times]
“CANNABIS increases the risk of schizophrenia or depression, new studies have shown.
A long-term follow-up of a 1960s study of Swedish army recruits shows that, broadly, using cannabis doubles the risk of schizophrenia, and using it 50 times increases the risk about sevenfold. The link persisted after correcting for cigarette smoking, social background and the use of other drugs” MORE
See also: Cannabis under heavy attack [Weblog Post 12/11/2002]