Op-Ed: Marijuana addiction is real: what NJ should know by Maria T. Krause, interim nursing director at Sunrise House Treatment Center
February 20, 2023
Despite the growing number of people who buy and use marijuana, it is, in fact, an addictive substance. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates that roughly one in 10 individuals who use marijuana will become addicted to it. When individuals start before the age of 18, that rate increases to one in six. The steady rise in marijuana potency is another possible contributor to the rising risk of addiction associated with marijuana use. Read more about this hot topic in the New Jersey Herald.
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