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Study Links Early Marijuana Use to Later Drug Dependency

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Study Links Early Marijuana Use to Later Drug Dependency

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Study Links Early Marijuana Use to Later Drug Dependency

Study Links Early Marijuana Use to Later Drug Dependency

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A new study in The Journal of the American Medical Association supports the "gateway drug theory," which states that early marijuana use increases the likelihood of using other drugs or becoming dependent on drugs or alcohol. NPR's Vicky Que reports.

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