Marijuana addiction has clear signs and indicators
and this page will discuss this in depth. Marijuana addiction is
simply an uncontrollable urge to possess and use the drug. Those
with marijuana addiction are not able to stop using the drug even
if they wish. Often a person with marijuana addiction will make
continuous excuses about why now is not a good time to stop using
the drug. Such people are not alone. Marijuana addiction is a disease
that affects millions of people every year.
There is a good reason why admission to rehabilitation
facilities has doubled for marijuana addiction. The potency of the
drug continues to get more powerful and studies show that teens
can get a hold of marijuana often easier than alcohol. Even those
who seek treatment for drugs that are perceived has "harder"
like heroin or cocaine will often acknowledge that marijuana is
their primary drug of choice.
Marijuana addiction has the same characteristics as
any other addiction to other drugs including alcohol, tobacco or
even caffeine. The frequent obsession with the drug, thinking about
it all the time, where to get it, when to get it, is there enough,
is it good enough, will I have the money for more are frequently
asked questions. Another trait of marijuana addiction is the physical
craving that comes when the body adapts to the drug and begins to
develop a tolerance to it. Anyone who has been smoking marijuana
for awhile can tell that they must smoke more now to feel the same
effect that just a few hits used to produce. It's not about the
quality of the weed, it's the bodies defense mechanism as it readjusts
to keep balance with the frequent supply of new chemicals being
delivered by the pot.