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"Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius
"The use of marijuana does not lead to morphine or heroin or cocaine addiction."
The La Gardia sub-committee of New York 1944
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy."
Ernest Benn

Using Cannabis Safely

Cannabis is a substance which affects the way you think and feel. Sometimes you'll enjoy the experience and sometimes you wont. The health risks are undoubtedly fewer than with alcohol or tobacco. But equally without doubt they are greater than doing nothing at all.

Cannabis does not suit everyone. It may make you feel sleepy, lethargic or paranoid. For a very few individuals it may have more serious consequences and we urge you to read our section on cannabis effects and to do a thorough search on Google before deciding to experiment.

If you have decided to experiment then it may help to read our tips, below. If you disagree with any - or would like to contribute any that have worked for you - please



These tips started life on a 'safe using' leaflet provided by the Dampkring coffeeshop in Amsterdam.