Category: MA – Marijuana Anonymous

If you’ve decided to quit marijuana use due to serious reflections about it’s impact on your health, family and future, then congratulate yourself. Resolve and determination are important factors for assuring success. Be aware that you may be tempted to relapse, so it’s good to at those times to remember some of the reaons why it’s…

Teaching your teenager to avoid drugs starts with straightforward discussion about the consequences of taking mind-altering substances. The U.S. Department of Education recommends the following guidelines. Talk about the immediate and long-term effects of consuming drugs, tobacco or alcohol: bad breath, stained teeth, increased risk of cancer and liver disease. Discuss impaired judgment and related…

Marijuana is not physically addicting like heroin or alcohol, though those detoxing from everyday use will feel symptoms ranging from irritably to insomnia, mostly from the psychological dependencies created by using the drug. The craving can be very intense and set up the addict for a relapse because of the compulsion to relieve the symptoms…

Many people have a difficult time trying to quit smoking pot. Although some evidence suggests that marijuana is not addictive, there is a psychological dependency associated with long-term pot smoking. If you are motivated to quit smoking pot, there are steps you can take to ease the transition to a pot-free life. Admit you have…

Had enough? Want to know how to stop smoking weed? When you’re ready to stop wasting money, time, and ambition, stopping marijuana doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Learn the easiest ways to stop using pot and get on with your life. A LIST If you’re looking to quit smoking pot, you obviously have your…

Over 15 percent of individuals who enter drug rehabilitation programs report addiction to marijuana. Marijuana addicts often withdraw from social groups, neglect work and family responsibilities, become depressed and center their lives around getting and using the drug. If marijuana use is destroying your mental and physical health, it’s time to get help. Here’s how…

Marijuana addiction should be treated like any other addiction such as caffeine, cocaine or nicotine. The symptoms for marijuana addiction can be obscure, but by paying close attention to behavior you can help a loved one. Addiction There have been many disputes whether marijuana is addictive. For people who have dependency issues, marijuana can be…

Marijuana is the most used illicit drug in the United States. Even though it is considered addictive, little is known about treating withdrawal use of marijuana. Most agencies use programs similar to Alcoholic Anonymous, other drug addictions, or cigarette withdrawal. According to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, withdrawal from cigarette smoking and withdrawal from…