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Do I Need THC Addiction Treatment?

For many people, using THC products brings no more risk than the normal consumption of alcohol. Getting hold of THC is easier now since some states now legalize the medical and recreational use of marijuana and other THC products. That doesn’t mean there aren’t risks involved in its use. If you feel you’re developing a…

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What Is THC?

The nation has experienced a significant shift in how it views the use of marijuana. Some states now make it possible to use marijuana and other related products for medical and recreational use. THC is the reason why the drug produces its hallucinogenic effects. You may now be wondering, “What is THC?” it’s the ingredient…

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Is Vaping Marijuana Addictive?

 People are talking about vaping now more than ever, especially with state jumping on board to legalize marijuana. Drug delivery services have changed with medical marijuana use, including the use of vape pens. Public smoking laws have provided ways to incentivize marijuana products people can smoke and even eat. There may be unseen consequences of…

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What Are the Effects of Marijuana on the Body?

Marijuana is made from shredded and dried up parts of the cannabis plant, including flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. While many people smoke or vape it, it can also be consumed as an edible. Different methods of taking the drug may impact the body differently. When it is inhaled, the drug is released into the…

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The Hidden Risk of Legalizing Marijuana

The potency of marijuana has increased quite a bit as have the number of people who perceive marijuana as not harmful or addictive. There are ways that marijuana can be smoked or used that are different than in years past (vaping, smoking, edibles). The number of people using it for medicinal purposes have also increased.…

Is Marijuana Really That Bad?

As marijuana laws are becoming more relaxed, there are proponents who believe that marijuana is a cure-all,while others believe marijuana  is just as damaging as any other illicit substance. The truth, however, is somewhere in the middle. Marijuana does have major health benefits for those who need it, but when taken recreationally, frequently, and in…

How Dangerous is Synthetic Marijuana?

Synthetic marijuana has grown in recent years as a major public health danger. There seem to be constant news stories about deaths or serious health problems tied to using synthetic forms of marijuana. The process of creating the chemicals used to mimic the effects of marijuana is often unregulated and unresearched. Using these products can…

Which Drugs Are People The Most Addicted To Right Now?

Drugs go through phases of “popularity” or high occurrences of abuse and addiction. Drug addiction has been a problem for centuries. Alcoholism has existed as long as there has been alcohol. However, drugs go through phases of being well known and widely used to falling on the back burner. For example, marijuana was the rebellious…