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Cannabis also known as marijuana is one of the most commonly known and used drugs on the planet. Generally news around cannabis can be mis-leading and confusing. I have often heard that Cannabis is “not addictive” but know from first hand experience this is not the case. Cannabis is highly addictive and can cause a number of mental health problems in the long term.
Other names for Cannabis
Marijuana, Dagga, Weed, Skunk, Green, Hydro, Pot, Hash and Ganja to name a few. Being one of the most widely used and available drugs on the planet Cannabis still has a lot of misconceptions about it and its effects.
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What is Cannabis?
Cannabis, also known as marijuana is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug and as medicine.Pharmacologically, the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); it is one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 84 other cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) and cannabigerol (CBG). Cannabis now is seen in stronger strains than ever before and as such mental health problems stemming from the use of cannabis and cannabis addiction as a whole are on the rise internationally.
Cannabis Addiction Home Detox South Africa
At Home Detox South Africa we can offer you a safe and comfortable way to Detox from Cannabis addiction at home. We can offer a service which will include a 3-7 day detox programme that will reduce usage and physical cravings to nil over this time period.
Cannabis in South Africa
South Africa is known as the Cannabis capital of the world in part due to its excellent climate for growing strong strains of Cannabis. This label does not come without its problems though. Many people do smoke dagga socially without any lasting problems or effects. Others become addicted and begin smoking Cannabis daily. In 2010 statistics showed that Cannabis addiction was the main reason for admittance to a drug or alcohol rehabilitation centre in South Africa with 16.9% of patients checking in for Cannabis addiction.
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