Synthetic marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids are a group of compounds which produce effects similar to the psychoactive component of cannabis – tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). However, compared to marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids are not plant derived, rather, they are manufactured in a laboratory. The effects of these compounds may be more potent than THC, and therefore, their consumption might result in serious adverse outcomes. Read more
Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in America. Several studies have linked its use to increased risk for mental illnesses, including psychosis, depression and anxiety. In fact, regular marijuana use is linked to difficulties at school and at work, abuse of alcohol and other drugs as well as increased risk of legal troubles. Read more
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