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Marijuana Addiction is Real but Many Users Don't Realize That

Article from The Washington Post by Christine Vestal

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Christine Vestal says, "Many people are unaware of marijuana addiction. But in the public health and medical communities, it is a well-defined disorder that includes physical withdrawal symptoms, cravings and psychological dependence. Many say it is on the rise, perhaps because of the increasing potency of genetically engineered plants and the use of concentrated products, or because more users are partaking multiple times a day."

This article explains how marijuana can be addictive.


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  • Addiction
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  • Recovery