Definition: Cannabis is a depressant drug which contains the psychoactive chemical THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol).
Other nicknames for cannabis include: marijuana, pot, cones, joint, bong, grass, weed, smoke.
The list of effects on this website are not definitive or exhaustive.
The short term/immediate effects of cannabis can include:
The long term effects of cannabis can include:
Drug use can have a range of social consequences and can have impact not only on an individual, but also their relationships and their work or study. Drug use can cause financial issues, family problems and can also have legal consequences.
If you are concerned about your own or another person’s drug use we encourage you to seek professional help and assistance.
There are always risks associated with drug use. No use at all is the safest option.
In an emergency or crisis situation always call triple zero (000) for police, fire and ambulance and follow instructions.
Posted on 26th July 2023