One of the most common of these myths is that marijuana is highly addictive, and that long-term users experience physical withdrawals when marijuana use is stopped. In a... ... middle of paper ... .... Marijuana has many effects that would benefit patients with terminal diseases by reducing pain and increasing appetite. As a medicine, marijuana is a legitimate treatment for extremely ill sufferers. Bibliography: Works Cited Berger, Philip A.
Though many people see it as cool or safe, marijuana definitely has is health effects that affect the human body negatively. (Effects/methodsofhealing.com) Many people that have smoked marijuana also try other drugs to get another type of high. Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that effects the brain directly. This powerful drug takes effect in very small doses by making a person feel more alert or energetic. Though people may think the drug helps them perform tasks faster with fewer complications, it also carries a list of effects.
Even though, marijuana is used for some medical purposes there is still need for restraint and self-control when marijuana use is considered. There have been many studies proving that tobacco is more risky to the body then tobacco. Nicotine attacks and stimulates the nervous system while reaching the brain in a few seconds where it causes skeletal muscle relaxation. It is a fact that has been proven that smoking cigarettes causes many kinds of cancer but mainly lung cancer. It also increases greater risk of heart diseases, stokes, lip cancer, throat cancer, respiratory problems and chronic bronchitis.
It also can increase the user’s mood. It could lead to impaired coordination during the “high” and memory loss after the “high” is over. Tetrahydrocannabinol is the chemical for marijuana’s affects. Tetrahydrocannabinol, also called THC, is very similar to the chemical in the brain called anandamide. ... ... middle of paper ... ...nd it spread to various places throughout the world.
First off marijuana is a gateway drug. Studies show that marijuana use often leads to the use of harder drugs. Marijuana contains the chemical THC, which causes smokers to develop a tolerance to its effects and crave a better high. Some weed is even laced with cocaine, PCP, and can contained chemical like formaldehyde. Also, when using marijuana, users will most likely become acquainted with harder drug users and be influenced by their choices.
It is prepared from the flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It has many names and is usually smoked but can also be used in several other forms of consumption. The active ingredient in marijuana that gives it its “high” is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. TCH quickly moves through the bloodstream and attaches to receptors in the brain and triggers the euphoric feeling users experience. Because it is usually smoked, it can cause side effects similar to smoking like respiratory disease or lung cancer.
But it is absorbed more slowly when ate or drank. There are many things inside marijuana that can harm the body, mind, and mostly the lungs. It’s a fact that marijuana effects short-term memory. Someone how abuses weed will also cause some long-term effects and it will be permanent. These long terms hazards of marijuana use include chronic cough, mucus, nasal congestion, a lack of motivation, and a decrease in sexual desires.
Legalizing marijuana will have a huge impact in society. People’s behaviors will change completely about it and new laws and discipline will need to be assigned for it. People use marijuana for many reasons; some use it as treatment in medicine most of the time as pain killer while others use it for their particular pleasure. Marijuana should be legalized because it is less toxic than cigarette, yet cigarette is legal, people have been using it and still use it for medicinal reasons, people will make legal benefit money from selling it, and the government will take control of the illegal selling of marijuana in the street and will make taxes money. Nicotine is one of the most heavily used addictive drugs in the United States.
while smoking marijuana is called THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is a type of cannabinoid which is a strong chemical in the plant, found in the flower or buds, stems and leaves. The higher content of THC is usually found in the buds, the most smoked part of marijuana. When weed is smoked, the THC goes straight through the blood stream, into the lungs and the brain. People usually start to feel ?hi... ... middle of paper ... ...ers are also used to roll loose marijuana.
While its not completely legal everywhere, teens and adults use it for many purposes, like medical purposes, the effect of the THC in the drug, to relieve stress, and because the opportunity presents itself. The most obvious reason why people use the drug is to get the high from the THC in the drug. There are many ways to use marijuana The most common is to smoke it in a joint, another way is for it to be cooked and a new method is by using a vaporizer. Marijuana is used socially during activities and occasions. People say that using the drug makes activities more enjoyable.