The Marijuana Quiz

Marijuana

Although recent laws have legalized marijuana in many states, there are still risks associated with overuse. Despite common beliefs, people can become dependent upon marijuana.

Additionally, marijuana can increase symptoms in mental health disorders and decrease recovery efforts from other addictions. 1 in 5 adults age 18-25 use marijuana on a daily basis and approximately 9% of marijuana users become addicted.

If you feel you may have an issue with marijuana, the following is a quick quiz. The quiz is created from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which is the standard criteria for diagnosing mental health  and substance use disorders to help assess your situation.

Marijuana Quiz

Do you have a problem with Marijuana?
Take this quiz by answering “yes” or “no” to evaluate the level of your Marijuana use in the past 12 months. 

Have you,

Marijuana

  1. Used marijuana in larger amounts or for longer than you meant to?

    Yes No
  2. Wanted to cut down or stop using marijuana, but are unable to?

    Yes No
  3. Spent a lot of time getting, using or recovering from the effects of marijuana?

    Yes No
  4. Experienced cravings, or a strong desires and urges to use?

    Yes No
  5. Been unable to manage doing what you should at work, home, or school because of your marijuana use?

    Yes No
  6. Continued to use marijuana, even when it causes problems in your relationships?

    Yes No
  7. Given up important social, occupational, or recreational activities because of your marijuana use?

    Yes No
  8. Put yourself in physically hazardous situations when using marijuana?

    Yes No
  9. Continued to use marijuana even when you know you have a physical or psychological problem (anxiety, depression, paranoia) that could have been caused or made worse by the marijuana?

    Yes No
  10. Needed to use more cannabis to get the same effect?

    Yes No
  11. Ever experienced cannabis withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea and stomach pain ?

    Yes No