Short messages on Addiction from Respect Yourself, the guidance site for young people to help make good decisions in life.
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“Don’t do drugs, not because they are illegal – but because they will destroy part of you” – Sarah Jane Honeywell
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Instead of giving your money or your time away gambling, spend them both with your friends and family. You’ll get a much better return.
Frequent use of cannabis may affect fertility. It can cut a man’s sperm count and can suppress ovulation in women. If you’re pregnant, smoking cannabis may increase the risk of your baby being born smaller than expected.
Cannabis can cause feelings of anxiety, suspicion, panic and paranoia. Regular cannabis use is known to be associated with an increase in the risk of later developing psychotic illnesses including schizophrenia.