Top Ten Teen Toking Tip-Offs Part 5

How do you know if your child is acting like a normal teenager or if you’re seeing cannabis use? Here are ten true-or-false statements covering the most likely tip-offs that your teen is using marijuana.


5.  My teen is more lethargic and sleeping more than usual which could signal marijuana use.

TRUE –  Marijuana is known to make users more lethargic. This may manifest as them no longer taking an interest in activities they once enjoyed. An abrupt change in behavior is a classic sign of drug use. If your child suddenly becomes overly tired,[5] combative, secretive, uncommunicative, or loses interest in once-favorite activities, then investigate further.

[5] Bob. “How to Tell Your Child Is Smoking Weed: Sober College.” Become a Drug & Alcohol Certified Addictions Counselor | Sober College, 16 Dec. 2019,

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