B1.3.5 Does cannabis lead to hard drugs?

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How do people move from using recreational drugs to hard drugs?
People can progress from using recreational drugs to addiction to hard drugs because they have to be obtained from a drug dealer.
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Is cannabis harmful?
Cannabis smoke contains chemicals which may cause mental illness, teenagers are particularly vunerable to this.
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What is a 'gateway ' drug?
A gateway drug, e.g cannacbis, brings people into contact with drug dealers and therefore they are prone to trying other illegal drugs.
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Hoe much does using cannabis before you are 15 appear to increase your risk of developing serious mental illness.
Young people who use cannabis have a significantly higher risk of deppression.
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What do we mean by cannabis being a 'stepping stone' drug?
The effects of cannabis create a desire to try harder drugs.
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Cannabis smoke contains chemicals which may cause mental illness, teenagers are particularly vunerable to this.

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Hoe much does using cannabis before you are 15 appear to increase your risk of developing serious mental illness.

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