HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Recreational marijuana is one step closer to legalization in our state. But a strong message was issued from the State Medical Society, warning about the effects on young minds.

Just like with vaping, doctors say the biggest problem is they market towards kids with flavored E-juice editions, like a Girl Scout cookie flavor. Doctors also say there are some clear studies that show smoking pot can retard brain growth.

When you think of young minds, you maybe think of teenagers or college-aged students. But doctors with the Connecticut State Medical Society say the brain doesn’t stop developing until about 25-years-old.

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