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Marijuana: Know the Facts . QUICK FACTS. Marijuana is legal to use in Washington, but being legal has some limits. And like alcohol, marijuana can impact your health and safety. Make sure you understand the health risks and laws so you can make informed health and lifestyle choices.

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Marijuana know the facts

Marijuana: Know the Facts

QUICK FACTS

Marijuana is legal to use in Washington, but being legal has some limits. And like alcohol, marijuana can impact your health and safety. Make sure you understand the health risks and laws so you can make informed health and lifestyle choices.

For more information on marijuana and the laws visit:

www.LearnAboutMarijuanaWA.org

5x

1in10

Increased risk of

heart attack in the

first hour after

smoking

People who use marijuana will become

addicted

5

Smoking

joints per week

can be as risky

as smoking

pack of

cigarettes

per day

40%

Increased risk for

a psychotic

episode in your

lifetime

1

Marijuana use

can increase your

heart rate by

20-50

beats per

minute

Need help?

Call:

Teen Link:

866.833.6546

Washington Recovery

Help Line: 1.866.789.1511

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline: 800.662.4357

ANY LOCAL RESOURCES???

RISKS OF MARIJUANA USE

Using marijuana can increase your chances for negative health and life consequences

For more information on how your use may be affecting you visit: www.drugscreening.org.

Speak with your physician or a behavioral health specialist if you have any concerns about your use or are interested in a referral to treatment services.[Insert Clinic Name] Insert clinic number

[Insert Clinic Logo]

SOURCES: NIDA Info Facts (www.drugabuse.gov)  BNI-ART Institute (www.bu.edu/binart/)

University of WA: ADAI (learnaboutmarijuana.wa.org)  CASBIRT (www.centerforaod.sdsu.edu)


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