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Safer Use

Just as with alcohol or tobacco, cannabis is not a harmless substance. The only way to avoid any harm is by not using cannabis. If you choose to use cannabis, it’s important for you to be informed of things you can do to lower your risk of harm.

What is Cannabis?

Cannabis is known by many names including marijuana, weed, pot, hash—and others. Cannabis refers to the greenish or brownish material that comes from the dried flowering tops/buds & leaves of the plants, Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica.