According to the video below by DNews, children who tested as having high IQs were more likely to grow up to smoke a lot of pot. The women in the study smoked far greater quantities than the men. Researchers believe that they either turned to the drug as a coping mechanism for being bullied or because intelligent people are more likely to seek novel experiences.
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One thing science has made clear, according to the studies cited in the video below: smoking marijuana does not make you smarter. Though pot is undergoing a renaissance of sorts, with the recent legalization laws passed in Colorado and Washington, “mainstream marijuana” can take a serious toll on society, as Big Think expert Tony Dokoupil explains. Watch this video from DNews to learn more: