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


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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