Marijuana

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Marijuana

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

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