Marijuana and the mind

Marijuana’s link to schizophrenia and mental health issues

From Peter Wagstaff, Hebden Bridge, W Yorks, UK

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Canada has legalised marijuana for recreational use from October © AFP

Misha Glenny, in “ Admit defeat in the war on drugs” (August 4) says that marijuana hardly ever causes death, and that it causes far less harm to the human body than does alcohol. He does not, however, mention marijuana’s link to schizophrenia. Surely mental health matters too?

Peter Wagstaff

Hebden Bridge, W Yorks, UK

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