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Cannabis can be as addictive as heroin or alcohol, causes mental health problems and can lead to hard drug use, according to a major new study led by a leading British expert on addiction.
The Daily Mail quoted Prof Hall as saying: "If cannabis is not addictive, then neither is heroin or alcohol.
"It is often harder to get people who are dependent on cannabis through withdrawal than for heroin. We just don't know how to do it."
Less than half of users stay off the drug for six months or more following treatment, Prof Hall found.
Results may vary individual to individual, but I know for myself that quitting smoking cigarettes was far easier.
originally posted by: snowspirit
It's not physically addictive, the only withdrawal might be some bitchiness.
Like if a person needs their morning coffee.
Sugar is more addictive than pot......
One in six teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis become dependent on it, as are one in ten regular adult users