Cannabis (Marijuana)

Niagara Statistics

In Niagara, cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug among secondary students. Find out more about cannabis use among youth in Niagara.

Cannabis Laws

Learn about Ontario's plan for the legalization of cannabis in Canada.

Can using cannabis harm my health?

Cannabis can be harmful to mental and physical health, especially if someone uses:

  • At an early age
  • Frequently
  • Large amounts
  • With other drugs, like tobacco or alcohol
  • Products that have higher THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol)

More about the potential health effects of using cannabis.

Cannabis Use and Psychosis Information and Treatment

Psychotic symptoms that may be triggered from overuse of cannabis includes:

  • Paranoia
  • Disorganized thoughts and speech
  • Delusional thinking
  • Hallucinations

If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, treatment is available.

More information on cannabis use and psychosis:

Treatment

Local options for addiction treatment in Niagara include:

Resources

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