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Expert Says Amount Of Children Addicted To Cannabis "Reaching Worrying Levels"

One in three young people who smoke cannabis once a week or more often are becoming addicted, according to a new report.

The College of Psychiatrists says cannabis and its potency is leading to a 'gravest mental health issue' that Ireland faces today.

It's claimed some children as young as 8 or 9 have experimented with the drug.

Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr Gerry McCarney, says the amount of children addicted to it is reaching worrying levels.


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