Professor Dr. Weerasak Charatchaisri or “Doctor Mu”, a medical professor specializing in forensic medicine. Srinakharinwirot University (Srinakharinwirot University) has come out to post the issue of marijuana use on children’s brains. together with telling the disadvantages which can be dangerous in many ways
Because the online world has shared pictures of 2 boys, aged 9 and 10, sitting and smoking marijuana in the middle of Pattaya. A 25-year-old boy was a teenager who was shouting at each other to smoke when he went to warn him, claiming that his father was a soldier. Fear of destroying children’s future – tourism image Asking officials to investigate and help
Later, on December 2, Facebook “Moo Weerasak” or Assoc. Srinakharinwirot University (Srinakharinwirot University) has published a position to educate children and young people on cannabis, stating, “The brains of children and young people are constantly developing. Up to about age 25, marijuana use during childhood and youth can damage the developing brain (1,2). The negative effects of adolescent cannabis use include (1):
1. Problems with thinking and problem solving
2. Problems with memory and learning
Less coordination between hands, eyes and legs
4. Lack of concentration, difficult to maintain attention.
5. Problems with school and social life
How Cannabis Affects Young People’s Lives: Increased Risk of Mental Health Problems Cannabis use has been linked to a number of mental health problems, such as depression and social anxiety (1) Cannabis users are more likely to develop temporary psychosis . (Anonymous, delusional and paranoid) and chronic mental disorders. including schizophrenia (A type of mental illness where people can see or hear things that aren’t really there.) (3) The link between cannabis and schizophrenia was greater in those who started using cannabis at a young age and used marijuana… more often Around 3 out of every 10 children and young people were found to be addicted to marijuana. when used for a while (4)
1) National Academies of Engineering Sciences and Medicine, “Health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids: Current state of evidence and recommendations for research,” Washington, DC, 2017.
2) Batalla A, Bhattacharyya S, Yücel M, Fusar-Poli P, Crippa JA, Nogué S, Torrens M, Pujol J, Farré M, Martin-Santos R. Structural and functional imaging studies in chronic cannabis users: a systematic review of findings. young people and adults. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2): e55821.
3) Volkow ND, Swanson JM, Evins AE, DeLisi LE, Meier MH, Gonzalez R, Bloomfield MA, Curran HV, Baler R. Effects of Cannabis Use on Human Behavior, Including Cognition, Motivation, and Psychosis: A Review. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 73(3):292-7.
4) Hasin DS, Saha TD, Kerridge BT, Goldstein RB, Chou SP, Zhang H, Jung J, Pickering RP, Ruan WJ, Smith SM, Huang B, Grant BF. Prevalence of Marijuana Use Disorders in the United States Between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 December; 72(12):1235-42.”