About the Drug: Cannabis

Cannabis (Marijuana, Hashish). Active ingredient: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the principal psychoactive component of cannabis

  • Cannabis is a plant that contains the mind-altering chemical Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other related compounds, known as cannabinoids, that produce a psychoactive effect when used
  • People use marijuana by smoking, eating, drinking, or inhaling it. (The flowers, buds, and leave of the cannabis plant can be dried and consumed by smoking, eating, or vaping)
  • Cannabis is a psychoactive drug
  • Cannabis is physically addictive and will result in withdrawal symptoms for those who develop dependence