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March 21, 1977

Computed Tomographic Examination of Heavy Marijuana Smokers

Author Affiliations

From the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Center, Harvard Medical School—McLean Hospital, Belmont, Mass (Drs Kuehnle and Mendelson) and the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston (Drs Davis and New).

JAMA. 1977;237(12):1231-1232. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270390047025

Computed tomographic scans were obtained from 19 men with long histories of heavy marijuana smoking and who were also observed to smoke large amounts of marijuana under research ward conditions. The ventricular system and subarachnoid spaces were normal in size and showed no indication of atrophic change.

(JAMA 237:1231-1232, 1977)