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Cannabis

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 you feel, think and act. Like many drugs, there are both benefits and risks to using cannabis.

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Cannabis, also known as marijuana, has a complicated reputation. On one hand, some people use…

People at risk for schizophrenia who use cannabis get their first symptoms at a younger age, and…

Legalizing cannabis provides an opportunity to put in place regulations to minimize potential harms…

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