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Can a teenager become dependent on marijuana?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A teenager can become dependent on marijuana.
Drug dependence is the body's physical need, or addiction, to a particular substance, in order for the person to feel like he is functioning normally. Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the user's brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs.

In brief: Yes

A teenager can become dependent on marijuana.
Drug dependence is the body's physical need, or addiction, to a particular substance, in order for the person to feel like he is functioning normally. Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the user's brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes teenagers are very susceptible to addiction with marijuana.

In brief: Yes

Yes teenagers are very susceptible to addiction with marijuana.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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