The 12 Questions:
The following questions may help you determine whether marijuana is a problem in your life.
1. Has smoking pot stopped being fun?
2. Do you ever get high alone?
3. Is it hard for you to imagine a life without marijuana?
4. Do you find that your friends are determined by your marijuana use?
5. Do you smoke marijuana to avoid dealing with your problems?
6. Do you smoke pot to cope with your feelings?
7. Does your marijuana use let you live in a privately defined world?
8. Have you ever failed to keep promises you made about cutting down or controlling your dope smoking?
9. Has your use of marijuana caused problems with memory, concentration, or motivation?
10. When your stash is nearly empty, do you feel anxious or worried about how to get more?
11. Do you plan your life around your marijuana use?
12. Have friends or relatives ever complained that your pot smoking is damaging your relationship with them?
If you answered yes to any
of the questions above
then Marijuana Anonymous
can help you.
WHO IS A MARIJUANA ADDICT?
We who are marijuana addicts
know the answer to this
question. Marijuana controls
We lose interest in all else;
our dreams go up in smoke.
Ours is a progressive illness
often leading us to addictions
to other drugs, including
alcohol. Our lives, our thinking, and our desires center around
marijuana - scoring it,
dealing it, and finding ways
to stay high.
The Twelve Steps
of Marijuana Anonymous:
1. We admitted that we were powerless
over marijuana and that our lives had
2. Came to believe that a Power greater
than ourselves could restore us
3. Made a decision to turn our will and
our lives over to the care of God as
we understood God.
4. Made a searching and fearless moral
inventory of ourselves.
5. Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to
another human being the exact
nature of our wrongs.
6. Were entirely ready to have God
remove these defects of character.
7. Humbly asked God to remove our
8. Made a list of all persons we had
harmed, and become willing to
make amends to them all.
9. Made direct amends wherever
possible, except when to do so
would injure them or others.
10.Continued to take personal
inventory and when we were
wrong promptly admitted it.
11. Sought through prayer and
meditation to improve our conscious
contact with God, as we understood,
God, praying only for knowledge of
God’s will for us and the power
to carry that out.
12. Having had a spiritual awakening
as a result of these steps, we tried
to carry this message to marijuana
addicts and to practice these
principles in all our affairs.