RESOURCE LIBRARY

The New Marijuana: Higher Potency Greater Dangers

DVD, 2010, HRM, CC, 15 minutes, Grades 7 РCollege

This documentary explains how the potency of THC, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana, has more than doubles in the last twenty years creating a greater risk for impairment and a far higher risk of addiction. Video presents viewers with information on THC potency and examines how THC affects the brain, how a person becomes addicted, how marijuana impacts brain chemistry, cognitive function and mental and physical health. Program includes a teacher’s resource book, student activities, fact sheets, and more.

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