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Signs & Symptoms

Smoking, vaping, or ingesting marijuana all cause both immediate and long-term effects. Individuals who display certain signs or symptoms may be participating in marijuana use.

Signs and side effects of immediate marijuana use
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Increased appetite and overeating
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Anxiety, fear, distrust, panic
  • Impaired cognition
  • Nervous or paranoid behavior
  • Impaired coordination
  • Slowed reaction time
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling relaxed or sleepy
  • Feeling euphoric
Signs and side effects of long-term marijuana use
  • Mood swings
  • Weight gain
  • Memory impairment
  • Reduced ability to learn
  • Lung infections
  • Inhibited mental development
  • Lack of motivation

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