Information about cannabis laws, use, and side effects.

WashU Recovery Group

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The WashU Recovery Group provides a safe place for students in recovery to connect with others with similar experiences on campus.

Smoking and Tobacco Health Information

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Tobacco use negatively impacts our physical and mental health, particularly for college students, who are already facing major health challenges such as stress.

Alcohol Education and Safer Use

What's a standard drink? 12 oz bottle of regular beer (5% alcohol), 5 oz glass of wine (12% alcohol), 3 oz of fortified wine, such as sherry or port (18% alcohol), 1.5 oz liquor such as rum, rye or vodka (40% alcohol). What's more than a standard drink? A pint of draught beer, a cooler, a cocktail such as a martini or bellini, a red solo cup filled to the top, a cup of jungle juice, a big gulp cup.

If you choose to drink, drink responsibly. You can reduce your risk of an alcohol-related problem and still have fun with just a little education.