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I got beaten up have headache, swelling on temple and forehead, jaw hurts, black eye! Can I smoke cannabis and why?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: No

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 behavioral problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs.

In brief: No

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 behavioral problems, and to association with people who also abuse drugs and commit crimes to obtain drugs.
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