‘Skunk’, ‘Boom’, ‘Gangster’. ..its slew of street names is only one of the confusing facts about Marijuana. Cannabis may be one of the most controversial drugs of our generation. The purpose of this website is to dispel some of the myths about marijuana, and give parents the tools they need in order to have informed conversations with their kids. If you or someone you know is already using marijuana, you can find information on this site about how to reduce your risk for harm, and where to go for help.
Click on any of the links below to learn more about ‘weed’.
- A.k.a. Marijuana, weed, grass, hash, pot, dope
- It is the 3rd drug of choice amongst youth in Halton Region and also across Ontario (after alcohol and caffeine).(CAMH)
- It is the number one illegal drug used by youth.(CAMH)
- It is commonly known by one of its three produced forms, Marijuana, Hash and Hash Oil.