Women are being ‘let down’ by research on cannabis

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Women are being ‘let down’ by research on cannabis because scientists only gear their studies towards men, experts claim.

Two drug researchers reviewed years of scientific literature behind the drug’s link with psychosis, which can drive patients to suicide.

In a damning verdict, they said ‘we are still not in a position to say cannabis causes psychosis’ – despite decades of costly research.

And they found a ‘gender bias’, warning the link between psychosis and cannabis in women is currently a mystery because of a lack of studies.

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