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Let’s Just Call Weed What It Is: Addictive

Especially for adolescents, say the experts, marijuana isn’t the benign drug it’s made out to be

In Treatment Magazine, Caron's incoming CEO Bradley F. Sorte discusses the impact of marijuana on the developing brain.

He discusses that it is not the harmless substance it’s made out to be, especially when it comes to the developing brain.

Read the article.

The earlier somebody starts using drugs or alcohol, the higher the likelihood that they will develop a substance use disorder at some point in their lives.”

Brad Sorte, Incoming CEO
Source: Treatment Magazine

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