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There is More to Weed

than Meets the High

The legalization and commercialization of marijuana in Denver brought a lot of changes with it. It allows adults, 21 years and older, to use marijuana responsibly. But marijuana is still illegal for you. Why? As more research and studies are done, information about weed and its effects have come to the surface, revealing the high costs of underage use.

200,000 students have lost financial aid to drug-related offenses.

With 62% of all Denver high school drug expulsions and suspensions being for marijuana violations, more students face the loss of financial aid and scholarships after having to report a marijuana offense.

Studies show teen marijuana use is linked to addiction.

The younger you start using marijuana, the greater your risk for addiction. Since the brain is not done developing until age 25, it is more vulnerable to damage from the chemicals in marijuana.