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Quiz: Marijuana

NIDA for Teens Web Site* Quiz: Marijuana Quiz: Marijuana These materials are produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.

Psychoactive Plants: Opium Poppy, Marijuana, and Cocaine

Psychoactive Plants: Opium Poppy, Marijuana, and Cocaine Psychoactive Drugs Psychoactive drugs affect the central nervous system mainly by influencing the release of neurotransmitters or mimicking their actions On the basis of their effects, they can be classified as stimulants, hallucinogens ...

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Will smoking or ingesting marijuana cause birth defects in my baby? Most studies have not found an increase in the risk for birth defects among babies prenatally exposed to marijuana.

Marijuana: Health Effects

Still, you don't need to be a brain surgeon to know that pot posesfar more serious Marijuana: Health Effects


Did you know… •Today's marijuana is up to 10 times stronger than it was in the 60's and 70's. •The short-term effects of smoking marijuana include: problems keeping track of time, trouble concentrating, poor coordination, poor short-term memory, hallucinations, paranoia, bloodshot eyes ...

Marijuana— Debunking the Myths

Marijuana— Debunking the Myths Developed by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America ® and the Office of National Drug Control Policy I NTRODUCTION Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug among America's youth today, according to the 2001 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, and ...

AMA Policy: Use of Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes

AMA Policy: Medical Marijuana (1) Our AMA calls for further adequate and well-controlled studies of marijuana and related cannabinoids in patients who have serious conditions for which preclinical, anecdotal, or controlled evidence suggests possible efficacy and the application of such results ...

Profile: Marijuana

Profile: Marijuana What is marijuana? Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Its main psychoactive chemical is delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol , or THC.


Brief COUNSELING for MARIJUANA DEPENDENCE A Manual for Treating Adults U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment www.samhsa.gov

What is Marijuana?

What is Marijuana? Marijuana is comprised of the cured leaves, and flower clusters from the hemp plant, Cannabis Sativa. It is classified as a minor psychedelic drug because it does not cause a total break with reality as do major psychedelics.