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Inhaling marijuana causes your heart rate to increase. Marijuana raises heart rate by 20-100 percent shortly after smoking. It can last up to 3 hours.

Effects on Marijuana


Marijuana blocks memory information The ingredient in marijuana acts in the part of the brain called the hippocampus to alter the way information is processed and how memories are formed. It can quicken age related brain cell loss.

Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America. Marijuana is far less dangerous than alcohol or tobacco, it is a nontoxic drug and cannot cause death by overdose. The smoking of Cannabis has the potential to cause problems in daily life or make a person's existing problems worse. Heavy Marijuana users generally report lower life satisfaction, poorer mental and physical health, relationship problems, and less academic and career success compared to their peers who came from similar backgrounds.


After smoking marijuana most people feel the need to eat, and eat alot! Marijuana increases food enjoyment and interest in food, increasing your appetite. Also known as having the munchies.


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