The following statement if from Smart Approaches to Marijuana, also knows as SAM. It was based on a study cited in the worldwide medical journal JAMA Psychiatry. It attempts to show that today’s highly potent marijuana drastically increases the risk of mental health issues The study was conducted with over 1000 twenty-four-year olds who reported recent marijuana use. It was found that users of high potency marijuana were four times more likely to abuse the substance and twice as likely to develop anxiety disorders. Here to explain the study and resulting consequences is SAM’s Executive Vice President Dr. Luke Niferatos as he speaks here with LCR’s Randy Berkson….