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How do I get through to an adolescent that weed is terrible when they continue to smoke it?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: KeepTalking with him
Marijuana dependence is the body's physical need for the addictive substance in order for the teen to feel like he is functioning normally.
Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs. Mj is illegal under U.S. Law, so a teen can end up with a criminal record.

In brief: KeepTalking with him
Marijuana dependence is the body's physical need for the addictive substance in order for the teen to feel like he is functioning normally.
Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs. Mj is illegal under U.S. Law, so a teen can end up with a criminal record.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Repeat yourself
Continue to deliver this excellent message, and set an example yourself.

In brief: Repeat yourself
Continue to deliver this excellent message, and set an example yourself.
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
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Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
Repeat The message which should be short , simple and relevant ( ex: affect of chronic use on school work, concentration, motivations, sports coordination, etc,, on the teen . Its very hard especially as the media has sent mixed messages and as increasing state legalization may confuse the issue more. Good luck
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Weed side effects
"smoked marijuana damages the brain, heart, lungs, and immune system. It impairs learning and interferes with memory, perception, and judgment.
Smoked marijuana contains cancer-causing compounds and has been implicated in a high percentage of automobile crashes and workplace accidents.".

In brief: Weed side effects
"smoked marijuana damages the brain, heart, lungs, and immune system. It impairs learning and interferes with memory, perception, and judgment.
Smoked marijuana contains cancer-causing compounds and has been implicated in a high percentage of automobile crashes and workplace accidents.".
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