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  1. Learn About Cannabis (marijuana)

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    Cannabis is the scientific name for the hemp plant. Its leaves and flowers—often called marijuana—contain a psychoactive (mind altering) resin that can affect how we feel, think and act. It comes in various forms, including dried leaves and flowers or ‘bu ...

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  2. Safer Cannabis Use: Marijuana, hash, hash oil

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    PDF Version   PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of lung problems, mental health problems and legal issues. ...

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  3. Cannabis and Mental Health

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Cannabis, also known as marijuana, has a complicated reputation. On one hand, some people use cannabis as medicine. On the other hand, others link it to mental health problems. So what do we know? Does cannabis cause psych ...

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  4. Cannabis (Marijuana) and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   People at risk for schizophrenia who use cannabis get their first symptoms at a younger age, and people with a mental illness who use cannabis have a harder time in their recovery. ...

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