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Marijuana Use in Supportive Care for Cancer Patients

A fact sheet about marijuana use to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea, vomiting, anorexia and cachexia in cancer patients.... Details >

National Cancer Institute

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

A description of marijuana, its uses, and short- and long-term effects of use. Questions are answered such as, What does marijuana do to the brain? Why do young people use marijuana?... Details >

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Also available in: Spanish 

This booklet offers parents scientific facts about the dangers of marijuana and tips on talking to their children about drug use. ... Details >

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Marijuana's Use  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

Like tobacco, marijuana is addictive and contains many chemicals that can hurt the lungs and cause cancer. Learn more about common side effects.... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

Medical Marijuana Information - (PDF)

Find information based on available data related to the use of marijuana as medicine.... Details >

Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White House

Myths and Facts About Marijuana  External Link

Marijuana myths and facts are presented here.... Details >

Drug Policy Alliance  External Link

Sara's Quest

Sara's Quest has been developed for use in schools or in the home for children to learn about the effects of drugs on their brains and bodies. Join Sara Bellum to explore the brain's response to diffe... Details >

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Teen Marijuana Use Calculator  External Link

Answer these questions to learn your teen's likelihood of using marijuana.... Details >

University of Maryland Medical Center  External Link

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Marijuana - (PDF)

Take five minutes to learn the facts about marijuana.... Details >

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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