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  • 10 signs of marijuana addiction

    1. Marijuana tolerance and withdrawal: Just like any drug, regular use of marijuana leads to the development of a tolerance for it. This means that you need more and more of the drug in order to achieve the same high. More >> 10 signs of marijuana addiction.pdf  
  • 70 Reasons Why Life is Better without a Heavy Marijuana Habit

    Well if you’re a heavy smoker you surely know the pros and cons of it and know that though marijuana can be enjoyable, heavy use is not without consequences. More >> 70 Reasons Why Life is Better without a Heavy Marijuana Habit.pdf  
  • Available treatments for marijuana use disorders

    Marijuana dependence appears to be very similar to other substance dependence disorders, although the long-term clinical outcomes may be less severe. More >> Available treatments for marijuana use disorders.pdf  
  • Benefits of Giving Up Cannabis

    Below we have made a list of some of the most common benefits experienced as a result of quitting cannabis. Some of these are short term benefits, and some are long term life changing benefits. The nature of the benefit depends on the quitter’s time of ab More >> Benefits of giving up cannabis.pdf  
  • Cannabis Basics

    Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit mind-altering drug in the world. It is classed as 'a minor hallucinogen with depressant qualities'. When smoked or eaten, it has mild mind-expanding, painkilling, and intoxicating effects. More >> Cannabis Basics.pdf  
  • Cannabis, psychosis and schizophrenia

    Depending on the kind that has been used, and your susceptibility to it, cannabis can cause psychotic experiences such as hallucinations, fantasies, depersonalisation and derealisation (feeling out of touch with yourself or your surroundings), feeling a l More >> Cannabis, psychosis and schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Cannabis: the Story

    Cannabis is one of the world's most popular illegal drugs. Originally employed as a medicine in ancient China, the mild hallucinogen has grown in popularity as a recreational drug More >> cannabis the story.pdf  
  • Dependence on Marijuana

    Typically, people who use marijuana do not progress to using the drug regularly, or for long periods of time. Most will experiment every now and then with marijuana during adolescence and early adulthood and stop using once they are in their mid-to-late 2 More >> Dependence on Marijuana.pdf  
  • Derivations Of Cannabis

    Marijuana is a tobacco-like substance produced by drying the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. More >> Derivations of cannabis.pdf  
  • Detoxing from Marijuana

    Detoxing is the way in which your body gets rid of the toxins accumulated from years of using. It happens the first few days or weeks after getting clean and/or sober. More >> Detoxing from Marijuana.pdf  
  • Different Kinds Of Marijuana

    Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). More >> Different Kinds Of Marijuana.pdf  
  • Does Marijuana Lead To Other Drugs?

    It could. Long-term studies of high school students and their patterns of drug use show that very few young people use other illegal drugs without first trying marijuana. More >> Does Marijuana Lead To Other Drugs.pdf  
  • Effects of Heavy Marijuana Use on Social Behavior

    Heavy marijuana abuse may show low achievement in important life measures including mental and physical health, and career. More >> Effects of Heavy Marijuana Use on Social Behavior.pdf  
  • How does marijuana affect the brain?

    AKUDO EJELONU Pot, weed, grass, ganja and skunk, are some of the common words used to describe the dried leaves drug known as marijuana. Marijuana is a cannabis plant that is "usually smoked or eaten to entice euphoria." More >> HOW DOES MARIJUANA AFFECT THE BRAIN.pdf  
  • How Would Marijuana Addiction Affect a Family?

    By Julie Boehlke Financially Cannabis is a type of plant that is commonly known as marijuana. It can be used as a psychoactive drug that is generally either smoked or eaten in order to achieve an altered state of mind. Marijuana is generally illegal More >> How Would Marijuana Addiction Affect a Family.pdf  
  • Is Cannabis Addictive

    Cannabis used to be thought of as non-addictive. Some people believe that its use is unlikely to lead to dependency, and that withdrawal is not generally a problem because it is stored in fatty tissues and disperses slowly over a period of days, thus supp More >> Is cannabis addictive.pdf  
  • Is there a link between marijuana and metal illness

    Research in the past decade has focused on whether marijuana use actually causes other mental illnesses. The strongest evidence to date suggests a link between cannabis use and psychosis (Hall and Degenhardt 2009). More >> Is there a link between marijuana and metal illness.pdf  
  • Marijuana Effects During Pregnancy And Lactation

    Any drug of abuse can affect a mother's health. THC can cross the placenta so there is potential for problems in the fetus. More >> Marijuana Effects During Pregnancy And Lactation.pdf  
  • Marijuana Myths

    MYTH 1: Marijuana is harmless. FACT: Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug among youth today and is more potent than ever. Marijuana use can lead to a host of significant health, social, learning, and behavioural problems at a crucial time in a More >> Marijuana Myths.pdf  
  • Marijuana use among Teens

    Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug used by teens today. Approximately 60 percent of the kids who use drugs use only marijuana. Of the 14.6 million marijuana users in 2002, approximately 4.8 million used it on 20 or more days in any given month More >> Marijuana use among Teens.pdf  
  • Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms

    Compared to withdrawal symptoms associated with quitting alcohol or other drugs, marijuana withdrawal symptoms are relatively mild, but they are uncomfortable enough to cause many who try to quit to relapse to relieve those symptoms. More >> Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms.pdf  
  • Psychological and Physical Effects

    Cannabis produces its effects on the brain through interactions between its psychoactive components (mainly THC) and particular receptors found in our brain cells. It is thought that these receptors usually interact with naturally occurring brain chemical More >> Psychological and Physical effects of Cannabis.pdf  
  • Quitting Cannabis

    If you have decided to quit cannabis, you may want to know what side effects to look out for. Some of them can seem worrying before you know that they're a natural part of the cannabis detox. More >> Quitting cannabis.pdf  
  • Reducing Harms

    Distinguishing Between Heavy & Other Patterns of Use More >> reducing harms.pdf  
  • Risks Of Using Cannabis

    Cannabis can mess with your mind • Cannabis can freak you out - it can cause feelings of anxiety, suspicion, panic and paranoia. • For people with illnesses such as schizophrenia, cannabis can cause a serious relapse. More >> Risks of using cannabis.pdf  
  • Teen Marijuana Use – How Concerned Should We Be?

    Is there a familiar aroma emanating from your kid's room? Do you shake your head and ignore it thinking, "Hey, I got high when I was a teen and I turned out OK, right?" Well, think again. More >> teen marijuana use - how concerned should we be.pdf  
  • Tips to quit marijuana

    Having a good attitude or at least being open minded about what you may or may not learn while in treatment can significantly improve both the quality of your experience and your success when you go home. More >> Tips to quit marijuana.pdf  
  • Ways to Stop Smoking Weed: The Most Common Methods

    When people begin to arrive at the realization that their marijuana use is getting out of hand, and to recognize their own reasons to stop smoking weed, it’s common for them to try several ways to stop smoking weed. More >> Ways to Stop Smoking Weed.pdf  
  • What is Cannabis

    Cannabis is a drug produced from the Cannabis sativa (commonly known as hemp) or Cannabis Indica plant, which is related to nettles and hops. It's believed to have originated in the mountainous regions of India, and grows wild in many parts of the world. More >> What is cannabis.pdf  
  • When Your Teen Is Addicted to Marijuana

    When you find out that your teen is living with an active marijuana addiction, it can be difficult to know what to do first. More >> When your teen is addicted to marijuana.pdf