physical dependence

Getting Help for Physical Dependence

Marijuana legalization and decriminalization have been at the forefront of the United States’ mind for some time now, as several states have changed their policies surrounding the substance. This requires us to adjust our understanding of marijuana. Many people have favored rulings like this, but you shouldn’t think of marijuana as a non-addictive substance. Although…

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Is Weed A Drug?

With the prevalence of marijuana use displayed in pop culture and on social media, it’s easy to believe that using it carries no side effects. It’s true that marijuana typically doesn’t carry the same risks as harder drugs like heroin or crack cocaine. However, that doesn’t mean the answer is “no” when asking, “Is weed…