Susan Blauner - Is Marijuana Addictive?

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Is Marijuana Addictive? 2008 Report shows estimated 7 million Americans dependent on or abusing illicit drugs. 1 in 6 who start using young (in their teens) and 25-50 % among daily users. 15% entering drug abuse treatment programs reported mj as their primary drug of abuse - 61% of those were under age 15 and 56% were between 15 and 19 years old. Marijuana addiction is linked to a withdrawal syndrome similar to that of nicotine? Sleeping difficulty, irritability, craving and anxiety. Increased aggression on psychological tests.


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