A study tracked the effects of alcohol and marijuana use on 1,165 young adultsThey found long-term alcohol or cannabis use may affect boys worse than girlsBoys are less likely to obtain a degree, have a full-time job or highly paid careerGirls who use either substance are just as likely to get married or be employed
Teenagers who regularly booze or smoke cannabis are less likely to enjoy life as a happily married adult, new research suggests.
They also hamper their chances of obtaining a degree, having a highly-paid career – or even have any full-time job.
The findings, dubbed ‘important’, portray the common belief youngsters will end up unmotivated if they use either substance heavily during their teenage years.
A host of research has shown the substances can affect the development of young adults, however little is known as to how it hampers adults.
The new study highlights that heavy usage of alcohol or cannabis has a detrimental and lasting effect,