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Are there any symptoms of cannabis withdrawal if you only smoke it once or twice a month?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacology is the basis of chemical withdrawal.
Habituation is the basis of psychological withdrawal. Chemical withdrawal is dependent on dose, absorption, frequency and excretion. You only mention frequency. If the dose is high enough or excretion slow enough you will get physical withdrawal. Psychological withdrawal follows its own divergent path based on bad habit.

In brief: Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacology is the basis of chemical withdrawal.
Habituation is the basis of psychological withdrawal. Chemical withdrawal is dependent on dose, absorption, frequency and excretion. You only mention frequency. If the dose is high enough or excretion slow enough you will get physical withdrawal. Psychological withdrawal follows its own divergent path based on bad habit.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Cannabis
At that frequency, psychological withdrawal is possible, in the form of craving it, since u continue using.

In brief: Cannabis
At that frequency, psychological withdrawal is possible, in the form of craving it, since u continue using.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe not withdrawal
You may not have withdrawal symptoms by smoking marijuana at this frequency, but your body still knows it's receiving something that it has to detoxify.
Lungs don't like smoke; liver has to process the chemicals; brain struggles; why expose yourself to more carcinogens than even "regular" cigarette smoke if you don't have to?

In brief: Maybe not withdrawal
You may not have withdrawal symptoms by smoking marijuana at this frequency, but your body still knows it's receiving something that it has to detoxify.
Lungs don't like smoke; liver has to process the chemicals; brain struggles; why expose yourself to more carcinogens than even "regular" cigarette smoke if you don't have to?
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
That freqrncy does not create a problem of withdrawel.

In brief: No
That freqrncy does not create a problem of withdrawel.
Dr. Robert Marvit
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