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    • By Yesica & Christian
    • What is Marijuana?
      Marijuana is a Green, Brown, or Gray
      mixture of dried leaves and seeds.
      Common known names for Marijuana
      are:
      PotHerbWeedGrass
      Mary Jane GangsterChronic
    • What Does Marijuana Cause?
      All forms of Marijuana are mind-altering.
      (They change how the brain works.)
      Marijuana contains THC, and 400 other chemicals
      Marijuana’s effects on the user differ depend on the strength or potency of the THC.
      Thought the potency has increased
      in Marijuana since the 1970’s
    • Negative EffectsShort Term Effects
      Distorted perception (sights, sounds, time, touch)
      Problems with memory and Learning
      Loss of Coordination
      Trouble with thinking and problem-solving
      Increased heart rate, reduced blood pressure.
      Sometimes Marijuana use can also produce anxiety, fear, distrust, or panic.
    • Effect on the Brain
      Active ingredient in Marijuana, Delta-9
      Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC
      This can cause you:
      Hallucinations
      Delusions
      Impaired Memory
      Disorientation
    • Long-Terms Effects
      Respiratory Problems
      THC plays a roll in cancer
      Failure in your Immune System
      Risk of Heart Attack
      Impaired Judgment
      Risk of addiction
    • Marijuana Behaviors
      Behaviors range from:
      Loss of self control
      Unusual behavior
      Hallucinations
      Loss of reality
      Decrease in alertness
      Risk of Schizophrenia
    • Society
      Family
      Financially
      Mentally
      Physically
      • People who use lose
      their jobs
      • Health bills
      • Bad influences
    • Thank You for watching…!!!
    • MLT
      http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/pot/a/blub031013.htm
      http://www.nida.nih.gov/researchreports/marijuana/marijuana2.html
      http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/1808
      http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/facts/drugs-marijuana.aspx?utm_campaign=paid-search&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_content=marijuana#