Marijuana is a prescription drug that adversely affect an individual's central nervous system. A recognized depressant, Marijuana can be prescribed for anxiety, sleep disorders and to deal with muscle spasms. Although it is a prescription drug, it is commonly abused by individuals seeking a "high" and longer term use results in cravings for the drug and dependence as part of a regular routine.


Weed, Pot, Reefer, Grass, Dope, Ganja, Mary Jane, Hash, Herb, Aunt Mary, Skunk,Boom, Chronic, Blunt, Ashes, Broccoli, Cripple, Dagga, Dinkie Dow, Ding, Dona Juana (or Juanita), Flower, Flower Tops, Gasper, Giggle Smoke, Good Giggles, Jay, Jolly Green, Joy Smoke, Joy Stick, Roach.


An individual who is taking Marijuana will often exhibit any combination of symptoms such as dilated pupils, changes in diet, decrease in focus, and poor attention span. Marijuana also has a particularly distinctive smell and the smoke's odour is difficult to mask and permeates clothing, hair and furniture.


An individual who is in withdrawal from Marijuana use will exhibit extreme cravings, show signs of irritability, have difficulty sleeping and often have anxiety.