New Research on Marijuana

Many of us are familiar with the benefits of marijuana. Proponents of cannabis sometimes close their eyes to the risks of marijuana. So let's explore the research surrounding its potential negatives. Listen in to the group discuss some new research findings.

Discussion Guide:

What are the benefits of marijuana?

What are the risks of marijuana to overall health?

What are the risks of marijuana to mental health?

What are the risks of marijuana to driving safety?

What are the risks of marijuana during pregnancy?

Have you known anyone who suffered a negative consequence from marijuana use?

Supplemental Reading:

Dorri Olds, Cannabis Eases Pain But May Increase Risk of Mental Illness, Report Says, http://www.thefix.com/cannabis-eases-pain-may-increase-risk-mental-illness-report-says

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF CANNABIS AND CANNABINOIDS, http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/2017/Cannabis-Health-Effects/Cannabis-chapter-highlights.pdf