Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad’s marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Academy of Pediatrics is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens.

In today’s issue of the journal Pediatrics, the influential doctors group opposes medical and recreational marijuana use for kids.

It says emphasizing that message is important because most states have legalized medical use for adults, and many have decriminalized or legalized adults’ recreational use.

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