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Cannabis is a very dangerous drug and using it regularly can increase your risk of developing serious mental health problems like schizophrenia. Using cannabis for a long time can also affect your memory and concentration, and have an impact on how well you do in school or college.
This drug can also make you feel very tired. By draining your energy, you’ll find simple tasks like getting out of bed much more difficult.
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