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Sean McFall

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Transcript of Marijuana

Marijuana Marijuana is the most commonly used illict drug in the United States.
It is a dry, shredded green and brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds,
and leaves derived from the Hemp plant Cannabis Sativa.Its main chemical is
delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinal, or THC for short. Marijuana is usually smoked as a joint, in a pipe, or a blunt. It
can be mixed with food and brewed as a tea.Marijuana smoke has a pungent, sweet and sour odor. The drug is a depressant, which can damage many parts of the body. One of which is the Brain!!! The BRAIN! Some side effects of Marijuana include, but are not limited to,
Distorted Perceptions,
Difficulty Thinking,
Loss of Motor Coordination,
and Feelings of Anxiety or Paranoia. Its a conspiracy MAN!!!! The Heart <3 Marijuana can increase heart rate by 20-100% shortly after smoking, and can last for 3 hours.It also effects heart rhythms, causing palpatations and arrhythmias. Lungs (sigh) Marijuana is an irratant to the lungs and contains many carcinogens.
Marijuana smokers usually have the same lung problems as tobacco
smokers. Problems like daily cough and phlegm production, more frequent
acute chest illnesses, and a heightened risk of lung infections. Marijuana Treatment Options Behavioral Interventions have proved to be an effective method,
BUT developments are being made to make a medication to ease the
We found more than enough street names at this site. http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/streetterms/ByType.asp?intTypeID=1 Harmful affects of Marijuana use is:
Damage to short term memory
loss of energy
increase risk of certain cancers Legal ramifications are anywhere from
a fine to jailtime. Weird facts: Shiva, the Hindu god of Destruction, was said to have brought
the Hemp plant to the world. Marijuana was originally used to make rope. Way back When, or 30 to 50 years ago
Marijuana was a normal thing and could be
bought anywhere. NOT FAKE!!!! Because Marijuana smokers hold in the smoke longer
the chance of lung cancer is increased.
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