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Marijuana

About the Course:

This course is from an article by the National Institute of Drug Abuse discussing marijuana. It includes: A note from the director, what marijuana is, the scope of marijuana use in the US, the effects of marijuana, hoe the drug produces its effects, how use affects driving, whether it is addictive, what the long-term affect s are on the brain, is it a gateway drug, the effects on lung health the effects on other physical health, is it safe and effective as medicine, second hand smoke exposure, can use during pregnancy harm the baby, and available treatments for Marijuana Use Disorder.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Marijuana created by National Institute of Drug Abuse in 2020.

Publication Date:

2020

Course Material Author

National Institute of Drug Abuse

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that marijuana is addictive and diagnosable.

  2. Identify the symptoms of withdrawal and the effective treatment for Cannabis Use Disorder.

  3. Summarize the adverse health effects of marijuana use and misuse.

Course Material

References begin on page 48.

Course Material

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Course Number 102689
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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