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Pot affects gaming ability, says new anti-drug campaign

a-high-gamer1You heard that right, parents: The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, part of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, is trying to convince kids to give up pot or else suffer the consequences at their game consoles. WHAT? Is this some sort of early April Fools' joke? How is this a legitimate campaign? I get that they're trying to reach today's youth, but really, can we focus more on health and less on Street Fighter 4, please? According to Above the Influence's website, "Getting high affects your brain in ways that may directly affect your gaming ability." Wow. What's next, "Heroin severly inhibits your twittering?" Or, "Meth diminishes the quaility of your Facebook status updates"? Unbelievable.

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