Marijuana Use and Domestic Violence: Is There a Connection?

Since the recreational use of cannabis was legalized in California a few years ago, public attitudes in the state toward marijuana use have continued to soften. For many years, marijuana has been associated with pain relief, relaxation, and an overall mellow disposition. Proponents of legalizing the drug claim it is less dangerous than alcohol or tobacco and that regulating its use actually boosts the economy while reducing crime. Indeed, considering its effects on most people, it seems unlikely to think that marijuana use could lead to increased domestic violence.

And yet, that’s exactly what numerous studies now indicate (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7084484/). A growing body of research now suggests a distinct connection between regular marijuana use and domestic violence. Can the use of weed actually make you more prone to violence, particularly against those you love? Let’s explore this topic a bit further. For more information on the International Academy on the Science and Impact of Cannabis, and to join, please visit www.IASIC1.org.

To read the full article from Kraut Law Group, visit https://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/marijuana-use-and-domestic-violence-is-there-a-connection/

Visit the IASIC Library here (https://iasic1.org/library/). The IASIC Library is intended as a user-friendly reference of the published medical literature.

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