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Research Report


This report is presented by the UTEP School of Pharmacy with funding support from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, as part of its Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention Priority Area.


The present executive summary highlights topics discussed within a comprehensive and extensive report on marijuana. This condensed summary discusses the chemical compounds within marijuana, the various methods of consuming marijuana, the therapeutic effects and health consequences associated with marijuana use, and repercussions that have emerged as a result of the legalization of marijuana in many states within the United States. Additionally, the impact of marijuana in communities within the Paso del Norte Region are discussed.

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