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Rachel Hale

on 29 April 2010

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Transcript of Marijuana

Marijuana 420 BC Bud Bud Chronic Dope Ganja Herb How It Effects You Now Later Problems with memory
Distorted perception
Loss of coordination
Increased heart rate
Respiratory illnesses
Problems with memory
Suicidal thoughts
Lung Cancer What It Is Marijuana affects your mind. It is usually smoked in a cigarette form, but the leaves can be brewed into tea. THC produces the high. Marijuana has 50-70% more carcinogens (cancer causing agents) than a cigarette. Grass Pot Weed Medical Marijuana? Marijuana is sometimes used to relieve the pain of cancer patients and in terminal patients that are in a lot of pain. However, the only state that allows this is California. In the rest of the United States marijuana is illegal, for now. Many people are arguing that the medical uses are more important than the risks. If it relieves the pain of chemotherapy, maybe it is important to make medical marijunana legal. Who's using it? 8th 10th 12th 14.6% 29.9% 42.6% In 2008 the percentage of
teens using marijuana were as follows: Interesting Facts "Only 51% of parents say they'd be upset if their child experimented with pot"
."The number of parents who report never talking about drugs with their child has doubled in the past six years, from 6 percent in 1998 to 12 percent in 2004."- Partnership for a Drug Free America, PATS Parent Survey 2004
Works Cited www.drugfree.org/portal/drugissue/research/pats_parent_survey_2004_report/national_study_reveals_drug-experienced-parents
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