Marijuana and Public Health


Note:   Please see the page about the May 15th special election on whether to ban or approve recreational marijuana shops in Rockport.   As well, there is a link to an information session that the Board of Health, Police Department, and Planning Board held on April 3rd, 2018 as recorded by Cape Ann TV.

The following information is from the Centers for Disease Control, Massachusetts Dept of Public Health, and the National Institutes of Health, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

The Centers For Disease Control has strong evidence that marijuana use may lead to:

The Centers For Disease Control has some evidence that marijuana use may also lead to:

For more information about marijuana: