Marijuana Resources

Know the Law about WI Marijuana – CHAPTER 961

“Tetrahydrocannabinols. If a person possesses or attempts to possess tetrahydrocannabinols included under s. 961.14 (4) (t), or a controlled substance analog of tetrahydrocannabinols, the person may be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months or both upon a first conviction and is guilty of a Class I felony for a 2nd or subsequent offense. For purposes of this paragraph, an offense is considered a 2nd or subsequent offense if, prior to the offender’s conviction of the offense, the offender has at any time been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor under this chapter or under any statute of the United States or of any state relating to controlled substances, controlled substance analogs, narcotic drugs, marijuana, or depressant, stimulant, or hallucinogenic drugs.”

 

CDC: Marijuana Factsheets

Learn what you need to know about marijuana use in teens.

 

Get Smart About Drugs: Teens and Vaping

How many teens are vaping marijuana? Why is this dangerous? Learn the answers to these questions and more on his helpful site.

 

NIDA for Teens – Marijuana

National Institute on Drug Abuse presents drug facts that tells us what marijuana is, gives us information about strength and potency of the THC, tells us what are marijuana extracts, and gives us more options to choose from that give you basic information about marijuana.

 

The Reward Circuit

A short video from National Institute on Drug Abuse that shows how the brain responds to marijuana.

 

Marijuana and the Developing Brain

This article presents the potential youth risks of using marijuana.  Even though marijuana shows promise with treating medical conditions there is evidence showing that THC is not risk free.

 

Marijuana and Teens

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry presents a short article about signs and symptoms associated with youth marijuana use.  It also presents a short list of short-term and long-term effects that marijuana use can lead to.

 

Marijuana in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Prevention Committee, and Marijuana Ad-hoc Committee give us a researched-based review and recommendations for reducing the public health impact of marijuana.  This 74 page booklet was developed in June of 2016.

 

Click here to visit the 2019 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey summary report.