This two-page handout educates people about marijuana. It describes its physical appearance, its common names, and how it is used. It discusses problems for the body associated with marijuana use, identifying its short term effects as well as the negative health consequences for those persons who smoke it often or over a long time. The document outlines facts about marijuana, including its effect on memory, attention, learning, and judgement, its relation to other drug use and addiction, and its effect on a person's ability to drive a motor vehicle safely.
The Karen translation was reviewed by staff at the Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota.
Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota
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