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- What is marijuana, and how is it abused?
- What is medical marijuana? How is medical marijuana prescribed?
- What are other names for marijuana?
- What is the history and different types of marijuana?
- Is marijuana addictive?
- What are the psychological and social effects of abusing marijuana?
- What are the physical effects of abusing marijuana?
- What are the treatments for marijuana abuse and addiction?
- Can marijuana abuse and addiction be prevented?
- What is the prognosis of marijuana abuse and addiction?
- Where can people find more information about marijuana abuse and addiction?
Quick GuideMedical Marijuana: Types and Uses For Treatment
Where can people find more information about marijuana abuse and addiction?
- Codependents Anonymous: http://www.coda.org
- Kids Against Drugs: http://www.kidsagainstdrugs.com
- Marijuana Anonymous World Services: 800-766-6779; email@example.com
- Narcotics Anonymous: http://www.na.org
- National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: 800-NCA-CALL
- National Institute on Drug Abuse: http://www.nida.nih.gov
- National Clearinghouse for Alcoholism and Drug Information: 800-729-6686
- National Resource Center: 866-870-4979
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 1-877-SAMHSA-7
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