Cannabis is obtained from plants of the cannabaceae family that are used medicinally, recreationally, and for fiber. The word "cannabis" is a collective noun that refers to a variety of Cannabis sativa plant-based psychotropic preparations. Cannabis and marijuana are often used interchangeably because there is generally no big difference between the two terms. However, marijuana particularly refers to cannabis products manufactured from the dried leaves, flowers, seeds and stem of the cannabis plant, whereas cannabis denotes cannabis products generally. Risk of addiction to cannabis is slightly lower than that of other drugs, and its usage has increased tremendously among youth over the past few years. A research of cannabis markets found a correlation between low prices and high levels of abuse. Use of cannabis might not seem addictive in the beginning and its cheap prices makes it affordable to use by the consumers. But over a long period of time dependence is developed which leads to addiction, more consumption and more prices. At De addiction center in south delhi we aim to spread awareness regarding cannabis abuse and overcome the addictions.
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Many places still consider cannabis to be illegal, but more and more countries are beginning to legalize it for recreational and medicinal purposes. For instance, some states of the US have approved the use of cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes. Others have restricted its lawful usage to medicine. But cannabis still remains prohibited by federal law in the US. Research and studies have shown that CBD helps to treat pain and inflammation. It has also been proven that CBD-based prescription drugs like Epidiolex can reduce some types of seizures. The rules governing cannabis differ from nation to nation as well. While some people only allow the use of CBD-only products, others view the use of cannabis in any form as a serious felony.
Awareness is needed regarding the use of cannabis, otherwise it leads to turning into an addiction.