Marijuana Use Patient Discussion Tool


Sponsoring Organization

VA Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Services


Describes potential short- and long- term risks of marijuana use and how using marijuana can negatively affect attention, memory, reaction time, mental health, and organ health and function. Explains how the combination of marijuana and opioids and/or benzodiazepines can result in drowsiness, difficulty driving or operating machinery, and increased risk of overdose.

Geographic Coverage



Health and Wellness • Health Education for Community and Patients • Mental Health • Opioids • Prevention • Substance Use Disorder • Veterans