Cannabis addiction unlike many other drugs has very low physical addictive properties. That is not to say that Cannabis is not a powerful drug it certainly is, especially with the many different strains of hydro that have been around for a number of decades.
And now we have a new generation of synthetic versions, the impact on these at this point in time is yet to be calibrated in a medical and legal sense. Maybe these new synthetic drugs in time will become a catalyst to overhaul our antiquated drug laws - let’s hope so.
As with any addiction regardless of what it is, it is the psychological part that must be addressed if we are going to get results. To date there hasn't been a toxic level of cannabis ever recorded that has directly contributed to someone's death. This is of course very different to many other drugs, including many common medications we can buy from our local chemist or even supermarket.
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The risk of dependency with cannabis is lower than for alcohol, nicotine, and opiates, (which are around 10%) however, the earlier the age a young person begins to use cannabis, the higher the risk.
Because the addictive properties of cannabis are much more psychologically based, that does not mean there is not a physical connection. The chronic pot user will often experience withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, restlessness and agitation, perspiration, increased body temperature, altered sleep patterns and nausea.
Frequent cannabis users are twice as likely to develop a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia later in life than people who have never used the drug. Marijuana smoke does not contain nicotine but has a significantly higher tar content than cigarettes, which can impair the functioning of the airways, and can cause symptoms of bronchitis and asthma. Marijuana smoke also contains many carcinogens, especially the hydroponically grown.
When under the effect of this drug it causes changes to the heart and circulation, which has the same characteristics as stress, however there is no evidence to suggest that this can permanently effect the cardiovascular system. And of course there are also the well-known symptoms of lack of motivation and short term memory deficit.