Articles on Marijuana Addiction and Treatment

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    • The topic of legalizing marijuana has sparked enormous controversy across the country, with many states examining and debating legislation supporting this issue. The recreational and medical use of marijuana have been discussed and disputed in the general public and among health professionals as well. As some states are moving towards legalizing marijuana, potential risks and benefits are being heavily weighed.
  • What exactly is marijuana? Marijuana is a psychoactive drug made with dried leaves and other parts of the Cannabis plant. When the leaves of the Cannabis plant are dried, it is then rolled into a cigarette, a pipe, a hookah, bong or a vaporizer and smoked. Out of all the illegal drugs, marijuana is the most commonly used. Learn more about marijuana, its affects, and addiction.

Last Updated & Reviewed By: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on June 5, 2014
Published on, Resources for Marijuana Addiction & Abuse