Health is a state of total well-being—physical, mental and social—helping us both survive and thrive in our everyday lives.
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 ‘buds’ (marijuana), pressed resin from flowers and leaves (hashish or hash), and concentrated resin extracted with a solvent (hash oil).
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.
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?
Cannabis is legally allowed to 19+ but there are doctor groups saying it’s potentially harmful to age 25
Any use or certain use? What’s myth and what’s fact? If I’m a parent, what should I tell my young adult?