The Truth About Marijuana

Marijuana is one of the most abused drugs in the world. There is an ever-growing gap between the latest science about marijuana and the myths surrounding it. Some people think that since it is legal in some places, it must be safe. But your body doesn’t know a legal drug from an illegal drug. It only knows the effect the drug creates once you have taken it. The purpose of this publication is to clear up some of the misunderstandings about pot.

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. You may hear marijuana called by street names such as pot, herb, weed, grass, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, or chronic. There are more than 200 slang terms for marijuana

Kids, Cars and Marijuana

Many young people are unconcerned about using marijuana and driving. This brochure explains the hazards of driving while under the influence of marijuana.

Research Report: Marijuana

The use of marijuana can produce adverse physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral effects. It can impair short-term memory and judgment and distort perception. Because marijuana affects brain systems that are still maturing through young adulthood, its use by teens may have a negative effect on their development. And contrary to popular belief, it can be addictive.

Mother to Baby Factsheet- Marijuana

Tips For Teens: The Truth About Marijuana

Contains information for teens about marijuana, including the way the drug affects the brain, short- and long- term health risks, and signs of marijuana use. Includes statistics about youth marijuana use. Q&A section dispels common myths about marijuana.

Mind Matters: La Marijuana

¡Hola! Mind Matters es una serie que explora las formas en que distintas drogas afectan tu cuerpo, tu cerebro y tu vida. En esta ocasión, vamos a hablar sobre la marihuana.

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Marijuana (UPDATED)

This fact sheet for teens provides facts about marijuana. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of marijuana. The fact sheet helps to dispel common myths about marijuana. Access sources and references cited in this fact sheet.

Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Marijuana

Hi there! Mind Matters is a series that explores the ways that different drugs affect your brain, body, and life. In this issue, we are going to talk about marijuana.

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Designed for parents, this booklet answers some of the most frequently asked questions about marijuana, provides the latest scientific information, and suggests ways to talk to teenagers about marijuana use. This is a companion booklet to the teen booklet called Marijuana: Facts for Teens.

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