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      Facebook SOTD: Alcohol vs. Marijuana

      In our Facebook story of the day you wanted to know the difference in effect alcohol has on the body versus marijuana

      In our Facebook story of the day you wanted to know the difference in effect alcohol has on the body versus marijuana.

      Both of the drugs have a depressant effect on the body.

      Marijuana can produce hallucinogenic effects, but experts say alcohol can have longer lasting effects.

      "Marijuana has more to do with memory. Alcohol it affects the liver it affects every part of the body, the brain," said Emily Cox, counselor at Graceway Recovery in Albany.

      They also caution against trying to quantify a worse drug. They say people should avoid anything that alters the precept ion of reality.

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