Every parent, child and teacher should be aware of the effects of marijuana on the developing brain


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Scientific Evidence

The data is clear. Marijuana has detrimental effects on the developing adolescent brain.


Teacher Resources

Lesson plans, videos and other educational resources for schools and teachers

Educational Posters

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The Facts

Marijuana is the fastest growing legal industry in the United States.

Marijuana is the second most abused drug among children and adolescents.


The Problem:

The adolescent brain is a changing, developmentally vulnerable brain.

The use of marijuana causes immediate cognitive and emotional deficits.

It causes deficits in learning, memory and a lack of motivation

Girls may be more sensitive to the drug’s negative effects.

Why it’s important to educate yourself about effects of marijuana on the teenage brain.

*The sole purpose of this website is to educate about effects of marijuana on the developing teenage brain. This site is not anti-industry