Marijuana Withdrawal Checklist (MWC)

The Marijuana Withdrawal Checklist MWC is a 22-item measure developed by Budney et al., 1999 assessing marijuana withdrawal symptoms.


Individuals can choose from the following responses for presence of each symptom:

0 = Not at all

1 = Mild

2 = Moderate

3 = Severe

There is one score with no reverse scored items.


MWC Questionnaire

MWC R Scoring Syntax file


Budney, A. J., Novy, P. L., & Hughes, J. R. (1999). Marijuana withdrawal among adults seeking treatment for marijuana dependence. Addiction, 94(9), 1311-1322.