‘Am I using too much weed?’ Ask yourself these questions.

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How much is too much weed? Experts say if you’re asking yourself whether you’re using too much marijuana, there’s probably a reason.

Maybe a friend or family member said something. Or you’re spending more money on weed than you used to.

We spoke with physicians, cannabis experts and addiction specialists to identify behaviors that could signal a growing dependency on marijuana. As with alcohol, most people who use cannabis recreationally are doing so responsibly. But if you’re not sure, use these questions to reflect on how cannabis — whether smoked, vaped or eaten — fits into your life. (This quiz is not a substitute for medical advice.)

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1. What’s been your reason for smoking or using cannabis?

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2. Have you ever tried to take a break from cannabis?

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3. How often do you use more than you intended?

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4. You get home from a stressful day at work. What do you do next?

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5. It’s the weekend. One friend wants to get dinner. Another wants to get high. Who do you pick?

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6. You’re preparing for a week-long vacation. Do you pack a vape pen or edibles?

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7. When I have an argument with a partner or family member, it’s often regarding ...

You need to answer every question to see your result. You’re missing questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

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