Marijuana 101 is a marijuana education and prevention program. It is a research based program that provides participants information on the effects of marijuana physically, psychologically, and socially.

Lessons in the program include:

A brief description of marijuana and a brief discussion regarding potency of the drug

A basic overview of psychoactive substances and describes the delivery system, tolerance factors, withdrawal, and addiction potential for major drug types

A description of how marijuana affects the brain

A description of the marijuana “high” and how THC impacts short term memory.

A discussion of short and longterm consequences the daily user will experience includig a look at recent studies regarding the impact of marijuana use on student grades and education and how frequent use can affect a person's standard of living and job performance

An overview of marijuana laws in America

Information, self-help tools, and resources for individuals who want to reduce or stop their marijuana use

For more information about this program, please contact Robin Burroughs Davis, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Citizenship Education.