Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?

Smoking Weed May Be Causing More Problems Than You Think

1. Has your performance at work or school declined due to your smoking?

2. Have you stopped hanging around old friends because they do not smoke marijuana?

3. Have you found yourself becoming more forgetful?

4. Do you experience drastic mood changes?

5. Have you ever lied to get money to buy marijuana?

6. Do you find yourself playing less attention to personal hygiene?

7. Have you ever tried to cheat on a drug screening test?

8. Do you become anxious or frantic when you run out of marijuana?

9. Have you ever avoided family or social events because you couldn't smoke?

10. Have you ever tried to grow your own marijuana?

11. Have you ever stolen money in order to buy marijuana?

12. Have you ever been in trouble with the law because of your marijuana use?

Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?

You got: No Problem!

I got No Problem!. Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?
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Congratulations, it appears that your use of marijuana has not caused you any significant problems in your life. Our quiz covered only a few of the possible negative effects that research has linked to marijuana use, so you may want to read the articles linked below about the short- and long-term consequences that others have experienced. You may not have any problems with smoking weed now, or at least none that are obvious, but there are some effects of marijuana use that are not immediately apparent.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?

You got: Beginning to Be a Problem

I got Beginning to Be a Problem. Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?
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Judging from the answers you provided on our quiz, your use of marijuana may be beginning to cause some problems in your daily life. If you continue to use marijuana, there are other problems, not covered in our quiz questions, that could arise.

Continuing to use marijuana in spite of negative consequences could signal that you may not be in as much control of your usage as you imagine that you are. It may be time to take steps to take contorl

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Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?

You got: Time to Cut Back?

I got Time to Cut Back?. Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?
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One of the signs of having a problem with any substance is if you continue to use it in spite of problems it causes in your life. According to the answers you gave, your marijuana use appears to be causing you problems in several areas of your daily life.

The longer you continue to smoke, the greater the risk of developing problems associated with the long-term use of marijuana. Scientists have yet to identify all of the effects that long-term marijuana use might cause, but there are a few you should be aware of.

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Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?

You got: Time to Get Help

I got Time to Get Help. Is Your Marijuana Use Becoming a Problem?
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If the answers you provided on the quiz are an indication, your marijuana use is apparently causing you problems in many areas of your life. Continuing to use in spite of these problems could indicate that you have developed a genuine substance abuse disorder, and you may want to consider talking to a healthcare provider or a counselor.

There are other problems, not covered in the quiz, with which long-term marijuana use has been associated. The longer you smoke, the more like you could develop other problems in your life. Researchers have yet to identify all of the effects that long-term marijuana use might cause, but there are a few that you should be aware of.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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