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Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Risk Of Marijuana Addiction And Harm

As more than 30 states have liberalized marijuana laws, the use and potency of the drug have increased. The surgeon general says there's no safe amount of marijuana for adolescents and pregnant women.
Marijuana use is risky for teens and pregnant women and can be habit-forming, says the U.S. surgeon general. Source: Jane Khomi

At a time when more than 30 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana for either medical or recreational use, the U.S. surgeon general says no amount of the drug is safe for teens, young adults and pregnant women.

"While the perceived harm of marijuana is decreasing,.

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