Marijuana

DID YOU KNOW? 

(1) About 10% of marijuana users develop an addiction. 

(2) Today's marijuana is 3X more potent than in the 1990s. 

(3) The THC content of marijuana used today in "dabbing" is 40%-80%. THC levels above 10% can cause serious cognitive impairment and psychotic episodes. 

(4) Marijuana is most dangerous to the developing teen brain and is associated with IQ loss. 

(5) Marijuana is allowed in CT for 36 health conditions for adults and 10 health conditions for children. 

Check out our 2019 regional profile on marijuana in Southwest CT.

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Prevention Resources

FACTSHEETS & HANDOUTS

VIDEOS:

  • December 2019 panel discussion at Harvard on Recreational Marijuana and CBD

  • The Reward Circuit: How the Brain Responds to Marijuana: 3 min. video from NIDA/NIH

  • New Canaan Parent Support Group: Variety of great presentations by notable guest speakers here

CONSIDERATIONS AROUND LEGALIZATION:​

 

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