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Know the facts about cannabis

The following film has been created to help explain how the chemical compounds in cannabis affect your brain and the risks of smoking the super-strength form of the drug, skunk

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world, including the UK, where it is scheduled as ‘Class B’ and can carry heavy penalties for people caught selling or being in possession of it.

Skunk Cannabis: what you need to know

People who enjoy using cannabis may not realise that they are using a form called skunk, which is more dangerous than other less widely available forms. 

The video below 'Skunk cannabis: what you need to know' explains how skunk differs from other forms of cannabis, and how those differences make for a much stronger and riskier form of the drug, and why it is so much more dangerous than other forms of cannabis

For more information and advice about drugs, including cannabis/skunk, contact the Islington Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service (IYPDAS)