Most people who use weed occasionally do so without problems, however, the safest choice is to delay use until after age 25, or not use at all. The earlier and more frequent weed is consumed, the greater the chance of experiencing negative long-term outcomes associated with it. That’s probability math for you!
Occasional/casual consumers of weed tell us they:
Sometimes occasional use progresses to more frequent use. It can sneak up on you. If weed has provided positive feelings in the past, it may start to become your “go to” remedy when things aren’t going so well. Or, your friends may increase how often they use and you follow the same pattern. Taking time to self-reflect can help you stay in control.
Complete the Check Your Cannabis Questionnaire, an anonymous self-assessment and get your personal report. It shows how your experiences with weed compare with others, your level of risk, and tips to keep your risk low.
Note: To protect your privacy on your device, after submitting the questionnaire, click the “Clear Data” button.
Try the SMS text message tool. Receive a daily text for a limited time to increase your knowledge about weed, laws, reducing harms, tips to manage stress, and more. You can opt out at any time. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
Note: To protect your privacy, when you register select to receive messages at a time of day when you know you will most likely be in private to avoid others seeing an incoming text about cannabis.