Sunday, January 29, 2023

VIDEO: How To Recognize Cannabis Use Disorder And Marijuana Addiction

This week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation that made possession and sale of marijuana legal for adult use. In doing so, Pritzker caused Illinois to become the 11th state in the country to legalize recreational cannabis. And what’s important to remember as cannabis becomes more widely available than ever before, especially those who’ve been in the cannabis community for decades now, is that plenty of people are becoming users and/or consistent consumers for the first time.

As the GrowthOp breaks down in their latest video, 30% of users develop some form of Cannabis Use Disorder. Generally speaking, Cannabis Use Disorder is when someone is dependent upon marijuana and feels some withdrawal symptoms when quitting. In some cases this can become full-blown addiction.

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There are various physical and mental symptoms doctors use to identify Cannabis Use Disorder. You can watch the full video to learn each of them. But you should know the men are more likely to become addicted to cannabis than women while women, should they become addicted, take shorter amount of time than men to do so.

Watch the video below to learn more about Cannabis Use Disorder and know the warning signs of marijuana addiction.



How Marijuana Could Worsen Symptoms Of Depression

A recent study found people with depression were double the risk of using marijuana than those without, and were more likely to consume at a near-daily rate.

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