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'Skunk-like cannabis' increases risk of psychosis, study suggests


'Skunk-like cannabis' increases risk of psychosis, study suggests

Smoking potent cannabis was linked to 24% of new psychosis cases analysed in a study by King's College London.

The research suggests the risk of psychosis is three times higher for users of potent "skunk-like" cannabis than for non-users.

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