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(The NIDA Blog Team) It’s no myth: Marijuana today is much stronger than it was in the past.
Of the more than 500 chemicals in marijuana, THC is the main one that causes a person to feel high. And THC levels in marijuana have been increasing.
This rise in THC levels could increase the negative effects of using marijuana, especially for people who are using it for the first time—and for young people, because their brains are still developing.
Here’s what else we’ve learned about today’s marijuana: