The Twelve Questions of Marijuana Anonymous

The following questions may help you determine whether marijuana is a problem in your life.

  • Has smoking pot stopped being fun?
  • Do you ever get high alone?
  • Is it hard for you to imagine a life without marijuana?
  • Do you find that your friends are determined by your marijuana use?
  • Do you use marijuana to avoid dealing with your problems?
  • Do you smoke pot to cope with your feelings?
  • Does your marijuana use let you live in a privately defined world?
  • Have you ever failed to keep promises you made about cutting down or controlling your use of marijuana?
  • Has your use of marijuana caused problems with memory, concentration, or motivation
  • When your stash is nearly empty, do you feel anxious or worried about how to get more
  • Do you plan your life around your marijuana use?
  • Have friends or relatives ever complained that your using is damaging your relationship with them?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may have a problem with marijuana.


If you have a desire to stop using marijuana, you are in the right place. To get started, take a look at the MA pamphlets, For The Newcomer and Detoxing from Marijuana. Learn about what you can expect by reading, What happens at MA meetings? Then find an in-person meeting, attend one by phone or online, or join the discussion at the Marijuana Anonymous Connection Forum. We are all here to help.