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Marijuana Use in Supportive Care for Cancer Patients

A fact sheet about marijuana use to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea, vomiting, anorexia and cachexia in cancer patients.

Review Date: October 26, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, this document provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

This booklet offers parents scientific facts about the dangers of marijuana and tips on talking to their children about drug use.

Review Date: February 01, 2011

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA

Marijuana's Use

Like tobacco, marijuana is addictive and contains many chemicals that can hurt the lungs and cause cancer. Learn more about common side effects.

Review Date: December 11, 2012

American Academy of Family Physicians

Medical Marijuana Information- (PDF)

Find information based on available data related to the use of marijuana as medicine.

Review Date: October 12, 2011

Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White House

Teen Marijuana Use Calculator

Answer these questions to learn your teen's likelihood of using marijuana.

Review Date: February 03, 2011

University of Maryland Medical Center