Facts in Focus


While the perceived dangers of marijuana use have decreased, the potency of marijuana has actually increased and our youth are caught in the crossfire.

This course covers marijuana as a psychoactive substance that induces its effects by manipulating natural brain chemicals known as the endocannabinoids. The toxic and addictive impact results from the drug’s disruption of the natural endocannabinoids, one of our most widespread and versatile signaling molecules. The powerful video presentation by CNS Productions includes research by the scientists studying its effects on different physical, perceptual and mental processes as well as personal stories of people whose lives have been affected by using the drug.

This Coursewill address the many myths and misconceptions regarding the effects of marijuana.

Get started today and gain an understanding of the impact on individuals from using high potency marijuana in it’s many forms and methods of delivery.


  • Understand how high potency marijuana impacts the neurochemical processes of the brain.
  • Review the physical, perceptual and mental effects of marijuana, including memory, mood, appetite, and pain sensation.
  • Realize marijuana decreases reaction time and slows physical movements while disrupting depth perception.
  • List six symptoms of marijuana withdrawal.