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Top 10 Marijuana Myths and Facts

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Myth: Marijuana use leads to dependence or addiction


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Fact: It's possible to become dependent on marijuana, but this only happens in a minority of the already relatively small category of heavy users. Research suggests that about nine percent of marijuana users became clinically dependent at some point, compared to 15 percent of cocaine users and 24 percent of heroin users.

Source: National Institutes of Health

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