By comparison, it is physically impossible to eat enough marijuana to induce death. Cannabis is an effective way to treat Alzheimer's disease, symptoms of the terminally ill, mood disorders, chronic pain, conditions in which conventional medicines have no effect or have negative side- effects on the patient, Tourette's Syndrome. However, possession and use Cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, is a way of preparing the marijuana plant so that it can be used as medicine or a psychoactive drug. I have experienced the effects of drug use first hand. To the eyes of many, smoking pot is dangerous and immoral. It has been noted notoriously that drugs, partially marijuana can impair the human mind to retain thoughts and experiences.
Memory loss and impaired thinking is caused by Marijuana impinges attaching to neurons in the brain. There are many different reasons that people use marijuana, and some of them are actually positive. These three plants vary in size and mood altering effect. The most common gateway for people is drugs. Within 2 to 3 hours the effects will die down and the person will feel sleepy.
Recent studies and research show a promising outlook on the uses of medicinal cannabis. Even so, death would be caused by smoke inhalation not by marijuana itself. Does it have more positive short-term effects than bad? Interpretation of collected data iii. Many prescription drugs have harmful side effects and interactions. The effects of being high peak within seventy minutes of the first inhale. There is a lot of debate as to whether or not marijuana is actually bad for you.
Some users believe they see and hear things more clearly while they are high. The herbal healers used their whole world as their pharmacy and plants as their medicines. While on the opposing end, Anti-medicinal backers support the continued ban on the herb. During the time when the user is high they will have an increased heart rate up to 50% above normal. Tobacco and alcohol are both used, and abused for the same reasons, but with many more negative side effects than pot. The use of marijuana as an intoxicant in the United States became a problem of public concern in the 1930s.
It is up to the individual to use good judgment and be responsible while doing so. Drugs are gaining more and more attention. The marijuana tree grows in many parts of the world. With addiction being one of the biggest cons introduced by the opponents of the idea, this is actually an interesting twist. The chemical is found in resin produced by the leaves and buds. It is estimated that at least 70 million Americans have tried it, and of those people, 10-14% become dependent of the drug 1. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Distribution of prohibited drugs often has a detrimental effect on society. Through numerous studies in the field of psychological health study, as early as 1893, a link between depression and the cause of different types of cancers seem to be acknowledged. For a little background, I'll tell you little about myself. I ended up joining C. The debate about medical marijuana is spreading like a virus across the country.
Marijuana also known as hemp is a naturally grown plant that has been around for decades dating back to around 2697 B. Addiction, Benzodiazepine, Cannabis 1103 Words 5 Pages other names, its proper name is Marijuana which is made by the Cannabis plant. Marijuana has different psychological and physical effects. The decriminalization of medical marijuana could create many cures and treatments, bring enormous tax revenue, and could be used for everyday needs. Marijuana is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world. I would have to agree with what Pat goes on to say and how I feel a lot of it makes sense. Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Legality of cannabis by country 2227 Words 7 Pages 2012 The Medical Marijuana Controversy Ever noticed the increasing prevalence of green crosses outside the shops on the Venice boardwalk or the streets of Los Angeles? A student that is under the influence of marijuana may find it hard to learn or concentrate.
Reasons in favor of medical marijuana use ranked in terms of strength and effectiveness are as followed. Therefore, the prosecution of marijuana smokers, at least unfair, given that consumers of alcohol and cigarettes from such bias is not affected. With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, it only gives them another reason to stand by their claim. Marijuana is very harmful yet very widespread. As a result, users are often very confused and useless. What about the long-term effects? Why would we want to give them.