Marijuana

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Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Botany
Grade:
8

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Marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana

Symptoms Include:

-Mood swings-Impared body movements-Problems thinking and using logic-Altered senses -Time disorientation-Easier bleeding-Lowers blood pressure-Coughing-Lung infection-Dizziness-Shallow Breating-Red eyes-Dialated pupils-Dry Mouth-Increased appitite-Slow reflexes-Random thoughts-Paranoia-Anxiety-Depression-Short-term memory loss-Temporary hallucinations-Suicidal thoughts

How It Works:

1. User takes the marijuana2. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) goes into the user's lungs, then quickly into the blood stream3. With the blood, the THC gets distirbuted to various organs including the brain4. It acts on specific cell repceptors in the brain which causes the short term effects5. Symptoms such as hallucinations appear almost instantly

What is Marijuana?

Marijuana is a greenish-grey concotion of dried leaves from the cannabis sativa flower. It can be smoked in rolls called joints, cigars called blunts, and water pipes. When it is consumed for medical purposes, marijuana is typically brewed into tea, or blended with sweets such as brownies, candies, or cookies. Although it is legal for perscribed medical uses, it is illegal when used recreationally.

Street Names:

Marijuana goes by many slang names including:-Weed-Pot-Hash-Dope-Grass-Assasin of Youth

Fast Facts:

-1 in 11 marijuana users become addicted-50% of teens have tried some sort of illicit drug by the end of high school-Around 11% of 8th graders have tried marijuana at least once


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