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Transcript of Cannabis
Short term side effects
Effects are active within 30 minutes to 1 hour from the intake of marijuana if drank or eaten. Or 5 to 10 minutes if smked or inhaled.
altered senses (for example, seeing brighter colors)
altered sense of time
changes in mood
slow body movement
slow reaction time
difficulty with thinking and problem-solving
short term memory loss
Long term effects
Marijuana also affects brain development.
When marijuana users begin using as teenagers the drug may:
reduce memory reduce
affect how the brain builds connections between the areas necessary for these functions.
Marijuana’s effects on these abilities may last a long time or even be permanent.
Mode of Action
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Done by Carla Kobeissi & Talal Kojok
Cannabis is a type of
plant which is
called the Cannabis
Sativa (hemp plant). Marijuana the drug
that comes from this plant is
made uo from dried
leaves, flowers, and
stems from the plant.
The plant contains the
(THC) and other related
Cannabinoinds (THC) are similar chemicaly similar to endocannabinoids.
Affect receptors on the cerebellum.
The cerebellum coordinates voluntary movements such as posture, balance, coordination, and speech