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Health Center: Marijuana - Is It Worth It?
Is It Worth It?
People choose to use marijuana for all kinds of reasons. Some people believe it helps them relax, sleep better, or be more creative. Others smoke because it's how they socialize with their friends. Whatever the reason for choosing to use marijuana, the question is. . . Is It Worth It?
$20 worth of "weed" could cost you over $20,000. If you're caught smoking pot, you could be suspended and lose the tuition, room, and board you paid for that semester. Is It Worth It?
Smoking pot can mean sneaking around, lying, and hiding things. Is the stress of keeping the secret worth the feeling you get from smoking?
Are the friends you smoke and drink with different from the friends you study and play with? Do you really want to spend time with people who only want to be with you under the influence?
Using weed to reduce stress or get to sleep? If you choose not to seek other options to help with sleep or stress, you may become psychologically and financially dependent on marijuana into the future. Is It Worth It?
Getting caught smoking pot means an immediate suspension hearing. Is the high you get now worth having to tell your parents you could get kicked out of school?
It's hard to focus when you're high. Think of all the things you could accomplish with the time you're spending stoned. Is It Worth It?