Marijuana is a relatively safe drug - with some risks
Marijuana is a relatively safe drug — with some risks There are no documented deaths from a marijuana overdose, but that doesn't mean pot is harmless.
"The main risk of cannabis is losing control of your cannabis intake," Mark Kleiman, a drug policy expert at New York University's Marron Institute, said. "That's going to have consequences in terms of the amount of time you spend not fully functional. When that's hours per day times years, that's bad."
Jon Caulkins, a drug policy expert at Carnegie Mellon University, put it another way: "At some level, we know that spending more than half of your waking hours intoxicated for years and years on end is not increasing the likelihood that you'll win a Pulitzer Prize or discover the cure for cancer."Read Full Article