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Marijuana: New Laws, New Problems for Teens

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Catalogue Number:  600708
Producer:  Human Relations Media
Subject:  Character Education, Criminal Justice & Law, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Social Issues, Social Sciences
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2022
Running Time:  19:04


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Marijuana is readily available to teens, and use is up; but marijuana is still a poor choice for teens. This video and print program helps teens understand the real risks to their health and to their well-being. Using the latest research, viewers will learn how marijuana impacts the teen brain, lungs, and heart; risks of vaping and wet lung syndrome; cannabis use disorder, addiction, and mental health. Teens weigh in on life issues from marijuana use: arrests, car accidents, school problems, including academics and sports, school codes of conduct, college and work issues; and family issues. The takeaway is simple: marijuana use will hurt you. Viewers should compare Canadian laws related to marijuana with the US laws presented here.

Includes: Video, resource guide with student handouts and pre/post tests in digital format. 


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