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Drug Information Myths & Facts About Marijuana
c".. The Risks Do you know the facts about marijuana?’ Here are some common myths.
I Signs & Symptoms MYTH: Marijuana is harmless.
A What to Watch for FACT: Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug among youth today and is more
l:. Tips for Parents potent than ever. Marijuana use can lead to a host of significant health, social, learning,
and behavioral problems at a crucial time in a young person' s development. Getting high
E also impairs judgment, which can lead to risky decision making on issues like sex,
y, 'lfie' l' ,'" criminal activity, or riding with someone who is under the influence or alcohol.
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