Can You Get Addicted to Marijuana?

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Because marijuana is so widely used and is now legal in many states across the country, people mistakenly believe that this specific chemical substance is harmless and non-addictive. While marijuana is undeniably safer to use than substances like heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine, a person can get addicted to marijuana. Furthermore, marijuana addiction can lead to […]

Marijuana Legalization: Cause for Celebration Or Concern?

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According to the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “Marijuana use can lead to the development of problem use, known as a Marijuana Use Disorder, which takes the form of addiction in severe cases. Recent data suggest that 30% of those who use marijuana may experience some degree of Marijuana Use […]

You Should Know: The Top 10 Signs of Marijuana Abuse

Signs Your Loved One is Abusing Marijuana

Contrary to what you may have been taught to believe, marijuana can be an addictive drug. And what makes marijuana unique, is that it is often times difficult to identify if someone is abusing it. Research has show that on average, 30% of people using marijuana regularly are at risk of developing a dependency. As […]

Understanding How Marijuana Affects the Brain

In general, marijuana has a reputation of being fairly harmless, but it’s important to understand researchers are still exploring its affects on the brain. There are a variety of short-term and long-term outcomes of using marijuana and if your loved one uses regularly, you might want to learn about these potential side effects. Educating yourself […]

Marijuana Legalization: A Celebration or Worse Than We Think?

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As the legalization of marijuana continues to spread across the country, questions still remain: is it actually safe to use? Is marijuana addictive like so many other drugs that are out there? Think about it. Alcohol is legal, but it’s widely accepted that alcohol is addictive and can lead to alcoholism, alcohol abuse and binge […]

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