Breaking Stereotypes: Debunking Myths About Cannabis Use

Despite the growing acceptance of cannabis, myths and misconceptions continue to cloud public perception. From fears of addiction and cognitive impairment to concerns about “gateway” drug theory, these misconceptions have long hindered progress toward sensible cannabis reform.

However, a closer examination of the evidence reveals a different story. Studies have consistently shown that cannabis is less addictive than substances like alcohol and tobacco, and poses minimal risk of overdose. Moreover, research suggests that cannabis use does not significantly impair cognitive function, particularly when consumed responsibly by adults.

By debunking these myths and fostering informed dialogue, we can pave the way for a more rational and evidence-based approach to cannabis policy

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