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Weed doesn’t have an impact on creativity, new study shows | The Washington Post

Many cannabis users are convinced that the drug not only heightens their mood, but also their creativity. Creative luminaries also seem to endorse this idea. But despite these popular beliefs about the creative potency of cannabis, scientific consensus has remained hazy. Now new research suggests that cannabis may not be a gateway drug to creativity after all. Christopher Barnes, professor of management at the UW, is quoted.