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Risks, Benefits, And Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana

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In the past year, Colorado and Washington have legalized the use of recreational marijuana. J. Michael Bostwick, M.D., comments on the risks, benefits and long-term effects of marijuana usage. 

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, M.D., also joins Sound Medicine to discuss the effects of marijuana on memory loss. Dr. Bostwick is a professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber is an associate professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She also sees patients at Eskenazi Health.