Some experts warned on Thursday that it is important to clarify the neurological and respiratory effects of cannabis use on health by young people at the smoking conference in the Algarve. .
According to biologist Teresa Summavielle, the fact that this psychoactive drug is also used for medicinal purposes leads to "confusion" that can lead, above all, to "diminishing the perception of risks". among adolescents.
On the other hand, José Miguel Chatkin, president of the Brazilian Association for Pneumology and Thiallology, warned of the effects of cannabis use on the respiratory system, and said that it is not possible to prove the relationship between consumption and consumption so far. Increases the possibility of lung cancer development.
According to a researcher at the Research and Innovation Institute for Health at the University of Porto, frequent cannabis consumption can lead to the development of psychiatric disorders and behaviors similar to those seen in schizophrenia patients. Teresa Summavielle, Lusa said, yapmak Starting early in schools, making a clear policy to learn the effects of these components: tobacco, marijuana and other drugs Ter.