As marijuana is becoming more available due to changing legislation, more people are buying it.
But a concern should be how strong the kind of weed they buy is. It seems that they can buy stronger weed now.
The potency of the THC which is the main compound responsible for the drug's psychoactive effects might have gone up by 17.1% in recent years.
"When someone takes marijuana at a low [THC] content to relax and to stone out, actually, it decreases your anxiety," she says. But high concentrations can cause panic attacks, and if someone consumes high-enough levels of THC, "you become full-blown psychotic and paranoid."