Marijuana

Marijuana and the Brain

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 Slide banks for prevention professionals to use in marijuana prevention and education work in their communities. The purpose of these slide banks is to provide prevention providers with researched and vetted... read more

Cannabis Glossary

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 There are many terms, slang words, and other nomenclatures related to marijuana. This glossary will help prevention professionals be more familiar with these terms, to aid in competency when discussing these... read more

Marijuana Myths and Facts

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 This information sheet covers 7 common myths or misunderstandings as related to marijuana. These include myths on addiction, impairment, and other health effects. Each of the 7 myths is countered with the... read more

U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory: Marijuana Use and the Developing Brain

US Department of Health and Human Services, August 2019 This advisory is intended to raise awareness of the known and potential harms to developing brains, posed by the increasing availability of highly potent marijuana in multiple, concentrated forms. These harms are... read more

Marijuana and Pregnancy

SAMHSA, 2019 Marijuana use during pregnancy can be harmful to a baby’s health and cause many serious problems, including stillbirth, preterm birth, and growth and development issues. This web page provides information on the health risks of marijuana use during... read more

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