Cannabis and Your Mental Health

FAQs and information about cannabis and how it might affect your mental health

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This information sheet is for the public but particularly for young people who want to know about some of the potential harmful¬†effects of using cannabis. Cannabis is known as ‘weed’, ‘blow’, ‘hash’, ‘dope’ and ‘grass’.

We answer 20 frequently asked questions about this drug under three headings:

  • Cannabis and its use in ireland
  • The general risks of cannabis
  • Cannabis and mental health

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