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Marijuana (pot, hash, weed, cannabis) is a drug that comes from the hemp plant. Marijuana can have serious effects such as paranoia, depression, memory loss, lower testosterone, and more. Marijuana can sometimes be addictive. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the effects of marijuana use and abuse and much more.

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Compassionate Use Act of 1996, the law allows physicians to recommend cannabis, though not to prescribe it, for a wide range of medical ills without being 'punished or denied any right or privilege.'

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