Marijuana | Tobacco | Alcohol | Methamphetamines | Cocaine & Crack | Hallucinogens | Inhalants

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Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States and tends to be the first illegal drug teens use.

The physical effects of marijuana use, particularly on developing adolescents, can be acute.

Short-term effects of using marijuana: Long-term effects of using marijuana: Marijuana blocks the messages going to your brain and alters your perceptions and emotions, vision, hearing, and coordination.

A recent study of 1,023 trauma patients admitted to a shock trauma unit found that one-third had marijuana in their blood.

Marijuana | Tobacco | Alcohol | Methamphetamines | Cocaine & Crack | Hallucinogens | Inhalants


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