Marijuana is now legal in Alaska for people ages 21 and older, but that doesn’t mean it’s safe for young people to use. Research shows that using marijuana at an early age and for long periods of time may lead to serious problems like addiction, mental health issues, learning challenges and dropping out of school. This publication present information on the effects of marijuana on growing brains.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services manages this website focused on public health and behavioral health issues related to marijuana use. The State Legislature and other state agencies are still finalizing laws and regulations related to persona...
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