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Marijuana and Health Effects

It's not just pot. According to a report issued by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), marijuana use is directly related to respiratory problems, social anxiety, thoughts of suicide, increased dependence on other drugs and increased risk of car accidents. Even more disturbing, the report notes that "in states where cannabis is legal, there is an increased risk of unintentional cannabis overdose injuries among children". This report was written...

Take The Marijuana Awareness Quiz

It's not your parents' pot. What's your marijuana IQ? Almost everything we once knew about marijuana from the 1960's has changed.  Marijuana use has increased since 2007. In 2013, there were 19.8 million current users—about 7.5 percent of people aged 12 or older—up from 14.5 million (5.8 percent) in 2007. PreventionPlusWellness created the quiz.  Take it and test your knowledge. You may be surprised at just how much you know (or don't...