Marijuana Quiz for Parents

  1. Marijuana goes by a variety of different names

    True
    False


     Correct!
    True. Marijuana is also called weed, pot, herb, ganja, grass, Mary Jane and reefer.
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    marijuana bud
     Incorrect.
    True. Marijuana is also called weed, pot, herb, ganja, grass, Mary Jane and reefer.
  2. Marijuana is harmless

    True
    False


     Correct!
    False. The levels of THC, the chemical in marijuana that provides the high, can be up to 400% stronger than it was 30 years ago. In fact, there are at least 400 chemicals in marijuana, which can harm your health.

     Incorrect.
    False. The levels of THC, the chemical in marijuana that provides the high, can be up to 400% stronger than it was 30 years ago. In fact, there are at least 400 chemicals in marijuana, which can harm your health.
  3. Smoke from marijuana is not harmful like tobacco smoke

    True
    False


     Correct!
    False. Marijuana smoke contains a mixture of poisons that are similar to tobacco smoke, which can lead to lung problems such as wheezing, coughing, and may also increase the risk for developing cancer.

     Incorrect.
    False. Marijuana smoke contains a mixture of poisons that are similar to tobacco smoke, which can lead to lung problems such as wheezing, coughing, and may also increase the risk for developing cancer.
  4. Many students today do not use marijuana

    True
    False


     Correct!
    False. 46% of Ontario students report that they have used marijuana in the past year by the time they have reached Grade 12.
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     Incorrect.
    False. 46% of Ontario students report that they have used marijuana in the past year by the time they have reached Grade 12.
    kids walking at school
  5. Using marijuana affects your ability to drive and can increase your chances of being in an car accident

    True
    False


     Correct!
    True. Driving after using marijuana can increase your chances of being in a car accident. 10% of Ontario students in Grades 10 to 12 report that they have driven within an hour of smoking marijuana.

     Incorrect.
    True. Driving after using marijuana can increase your chances of being in a car accident. 10% of Ontario students in Grades 10 to 12 report that they have driven within an hour of smoking marijuana.