Although marijuana is often considered a soft drug, recent studies suggest that it is anything but safe – especially for young people. This program examines cannabis in the same context as harder drugs and reveals the devastating consequences of becoming addicted in childhood or adolescence.
Stories from teenagers and young adults provide an unflinching look at how a user gets hooked and grows isolated from others. The video also discusses:
- the chemical makeup of marijuana
- statistics and expert commentary regarding its short- and long-term effects on the brain and body
- insights into high-risk behavior
- legal issues surrounding the drug
Viewing time: 23 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2007. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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This item is part of Drug Dangers: Medical, Legal, and Social (a 4-part DVD series).
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