Mary-Jane and teens

What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use in Teens?


The teen years are a time of rapid growth, exploration, and onset risk taking. 

Taking risks with new behaviours provides kids the opportunity to test their skills and abilities and discover who they are.

Some risks - such as using marijuana may have harmful and long- lasting effects on a teen's health.


Parents can help their teens learn about the effects of marijuana use at an early age and help prevent them from developing a problem later on in life.


Potential negative effects of Marijuana use in teens:


Guys, your teen brain is not fully developed till mid 20s so you may choose to use marijuana later in life


  • diffilculty thinking and problem solving 
  • maintaining attention and concentration
  • increased aggression, irritability and moodiness
  • use of drugs and alcohol
  • risky sexual behaviours
  • car accidents
  • lower intelligence
  • decreased motivation and interests

Potential benefits of using CBD for teens:  


Many parents have questions about CBD and how it may help their child.


For now, the use of CBD is only FDA-approved in children for a specific form of epilepsy.

The approved CBD requires a prescription. 


There is an ongoing research on the use of CBD containing products for conditions like:

  • Epilepsy
  • PTSD
  • Tourette's disorder
  • Autism and other developmental disorders


* If you are considering using CBD for your child, please discuss with their physician.