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Marijuana intoxication

  • Definition

    Marijuana ("pot") intoxication is the euphoria, relaxation, and sometimes undesirable side effects that can occur when people use marijuana.

    Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. The drug is usually smoked, but is sometimes eaten.

    Today, there are more than 12 million marijuana users in the United States and more than 300 million regular users worldwide.

    Alternative Names

    Cannabis intoxication; Intoxication - marijuana (cannabis); Pot; Mary Jane; Weed; Grass; Cannabis

    Causes, incidence, and risk factors