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marijuana project

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Marijuana health project by:..... Sammy Lee Kaila Orwig Edward Canfield and ..... Madi Norton marijuana is known as Blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joint, bud, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, green, trees, smoke, sinsemilla, skunk, weed, hash, tea, chronic, and 420 It is.. A green and brown mix of dried flowers, stems, seeds and leaves from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. The main active chemical is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which moves quickly through the bloodstream to the brain and other organs throughout the body. Marijuana is a mild hallucinogen that can also act as a depressant or a stimulant. Using marijuana at a young age can result in structural and functional deficits of the brain. This could cause you to develop weakened verbal and communication skills, lowered learning capabilities and a shortened attention span Long term.. In addition to the possible effects on your brain, smoking marijuana may also be hazardous to your developing lungs. Marijuana smoke contains 50% to 70% more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than tobacco smoke. some movies and music make "stoner" culture seem cool, natural and like it's not a big deal. But if being fit and getting good grades are some of your goals, using marijuana can become a big deal, fast. Marijuana limits your brain's effectiveness, slows your thinking and impairs your coordination. A number of studies have also shown an association between chronic marijuana use and increased rates of anxiety, depression and schizophrenia. some of us think we should legalize weed. there would be a big spike then it would die down because most people are only doing marijuana because its illegal and to look badass( this is all edward.) you may disagree about this but it is true there will be a HUGE spike for about 3 years then it would Drop majorly for the rest of the time. PEOPLE who have addiction most likey wont quit but who knows they might. now we aren't saying that people will stop, but who knows what will happen for sure. places you can go for help..... MN Teen Challenge and... G&G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center Bibliography... Above the influence,"Marijuana."Updated on Jan.1.2012.web.Sept 28,2012 Consroe, Pual."Marijuana". World book 2009.print. Mendelson, Jack and Mello, Nancy. Marijuana. New York: Chelsea House Publishing, 1992. Print. "MN Adult & Teen Challenge". 2012. Web. 4 October,2012 Pomerantz, Mary. "Holistic drug rehab." Web. 4 October 2012 Roza, Greg. The encyclopedia of drugs and alcohol. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.Print. Smith, Sandra. Marijuana. New York: Rosen Publishing Group.Inc, 1991. Print. a program for adults and teen getting over addiction add marijuana is spanish for hemp. more facts… mariuana has been used to make paper, rope and clothing pot has been laced with other durgs, meds or poisons it is sometimes used as medcial help. in 1989 about 314000 people were arrested for possession in 1979 391600 people were arrested for possession scientific name = Cannabis Sativa THANKS FOR WATCHING
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