Is Medical Marijuana a Relapse?

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As a drug treatment center, we hear this question many times: is medical marijuana a relapse? Let’s start with the fact that marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that 9% of people who…

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Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

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Is marijuana a gateway drug? There is a significant amount of research that suggests marijuana use is likely to lead to the use of other dangerous and illegal substances and the development of addiction to other substances. For example, a study from the National Epidemiological Study of Alcohol Use and…

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