Despite being almost chemically identical to outlawed forms of marijuana, Delta-8 has escaped widespread scrutiny and oversight. Despite being almost chemically identical to outlawed forms of marijuana, Delta-8 has escaped widespread scrutiny and oversight. A little-known substance derived from hemp is flying off the shelves of U.S. gas stations and smoke shops, offering users a
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Young people (up to age 25) who use marijuana are 4-7 times more likely than adults to develop a drug problem.
9% of those who experiment with marijuana will become addicted. 17% of teenagers who experiment with marijuana become addicted. 25-50% of daily users become addicted.
Youth age 12 – 18 who use marijuana are 4 – 7 times more likely than adults to develop a cannabis use disorder.
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The brain cycle of addiction applied to people who have a cannabis use disorder similar to other drugs of abuse.
When parents use marijuana, they increase the risk of their marijuana, tobacco and alcohol use and opioid misuse in their children.