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Marijuana
 
The most commonly used illegal drug in the U.S. The main active chemical is THC.

Street Names:
Pot, ganga, weed, grass, and many others.

Effects:

Short-term effects include memory and learning problems, distorted perception, and difficulty thinking and solving problems.

 

 

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

 
 Downloadable Files:
 1. English: DRUG FACTS-Marijuana.pdf
     En español: DRUG FACTS-Marihuana en espanol.pdf
 
 2. English: Marijuana-Facts Parents Need to Know.pdf
     En español: La marihuana-Lo que los padres deben saber.pdf
 
 3. English: Marijuana-Facts for Teens.pdf
     En español: La marihuana-Informacion para los adolescentes.pdf
 
 
 Website Resources:
 1. www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana-abuse
 
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