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Marijuana, light it up?	

Legalize weed?	

Anti Marijuana?
marijuana
light it up?
Recently in the U.S. there’s been a push to legalize marijuana.
The pot smoking weed toking stereotype is changing.
Business moguls enjoy it…	

“Of course I know how to roll a joint.” Martha Stewart
business moguls
“of course i know
how t...
Celebrities are doing it.	

“Good weed and cold drinks, that’s the mother f*cking recipe.”
Wiz Khalifa
celebrities are doi...
Even the president has tried it…	

“I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice…I
don’t think it is mor...
Rich and successful professionals admit they’ve tried weed.
rich and successful
professionals
But!…There are still many that oppose the legalization of
marijuana.
but!...
there are still many that
oppose
of marijuana...
“Most people talk about legalizing pot as if it were no	

worse than alcohol.As if no one has ever died as the 	

result o...
“but the truth is alcohol has created so much dysfunction &
destruction in our society…”alcohol has
created so much
dysfun...
“Why would we want to introduce yet another drug that gets
people high and back its usage with the power of congress?”	

D...
Some fear the harmful mental & physical effect on teens.
“It takes years to raise a teen to realize his or her potential.
It takes much less time for marijuana to destroy it.”	

L...
“They (parents) expect none of this will be exposed to their
children…”
they[parents]“ expect…
none of this will be
expose...
“When in fact that is not true. Legalization means that
this is now legally protected commercial speech.”
“when in fact th...
There are supporters on both sides.
but first…
Here’s a little weed info.
here’s a little
weed
info.
What happens to the brain when you smoke weed?
what happens
to the
brain
smoke
weed
when you
?
dried leaves
flowers
stems
seeds
hemp plant
marijuana
refers to the :
Cannabis
sativa
(THC) Tetrahydrocannabinolcontains the psychoactive
marijuana
(mind-altering)
chemical
tetra
hydro
canna
binol
Blood Stream
into
the
from
thelungs
passes
rapidly
when smoked,
the
carries the chemical
brain
blood
to the
stream
a major
giving users
high…
-Arnold Schwarzenegger
it’s a leaf”.
“that is not a drug.
Weed, effects on the body.	

Drowsy and lightheaded	

Bloodshot foggy vision	

Dry mouth	

Quickened heart rate	

Muscles ...
"When you smoke
the herb, it reveals
you to yourself.”
-bob marley
Weed has deep historical roots.
First used 10,000 years ago in China.
clothing
uses hempof
industrial
the marijuana plant
also provides many
such as:
rope
uses hempof
industrial
paper
in fact…
industrial
uses hempof
The United States of America’s
declaration
independence…
of
was written on
hemp
paper.
billion dollarindustry.
marijuana is a
billion.legalized
$3.3
u.s. sales
(estimated by the
Pew Research Center)
for 2015.
"up in smoke
that's where my
money goes.
i take a toke
go up in smoke.”
and all my cares
-cheech and chong,
from “up in sm...
#1
#2
Marijuana is the third
most popular
recreational drug in America.
Marijuana Tobacco Alcohol
#3
Many uses of medical cannibus have been discovered.
medical
uses
eases chronic pain
nausea suppression
glaucoma treatment
muscle spasm treatment
prevent epileptic seizures
re...
However, the use of recreational marijuana is extremely
controversial.
Doctors and Politicians debate the
positive and negative effects.
negative
effects
altered senses
blurred vision
cognitive impairment
altered blood pressure
increased heart rate
hallucinat...
Some argue that smoking
weed can cause significant
lung damage.
“Marijuana users usually inhale more deeply
and hold their breath longer than tabacco
smokers do, further increasing the l...
Much of the concern is for adolescents and the potentially
damaging effect on the developing brain.
“Marijuana’s deleterious effects on adolescent brain
development, cognition, and social functioning may have
immediate and...
There’s medical research that supports and
opposes the use of marijuana.
Research it for yourself. Hear both view points.Then
ask yourself,
Will legalizing marijuana make your country better…
or worse?
Learn more
www.drugpolicy.org
www.normal.org
www.medicalmarijuana.procon.org
www.drugabuse.gov
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  1. 1. Marijuana, light it up? Legalize weed? Anti Marijuana? marijuana light it up?
  2. 2. Recently in the U.S. there’s been a push to legalize marijuana.
  3. 3. The pot smoking weed toking stereotype is changing.
  4. 4. Business moguls enjoy it… “Of course I know how to roll a joint.” Martha Stewart business moguls “of course i know how to roll a joint.” -martha stewart enjoy it...
  5. 5. Celebrities are doing it. “Good weed and cold drinks, that’s the mother f*cking recipe.” Wiz Khalifa celebrities are doing it. “good weed and cold drinks, that’s the mother f*cking recipe.” -wiz khalifa
  6. 6. Even the president has tried it… “I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice…I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” U.S. President Barack Obama Even the president has tried it... “I smoked pot as a kid, bad habit and a vice… and I view it as a i don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” -U.S. President Barack Obama
  7. 7. Rich and successful professionals admit they’ve tried weed. rich and successful professionals
  8. 8. But!…There are still many that oppose the legalization of marijuana. but!... there are still many that oppose of marijuana. legalizationthe
  9. 9. “Most people talk about legalizing pot as if it were no worse than alcohol.As if no one has ever died as the result of using marijuana…” ever died marijuana... “ as the result of using as if no one has than alcohol. as if it were no worse talk about legalizing pot “most people
  10. 10. “but the truth is alcohol has created so much dysfunction & destruction in our society…”alcohol has created so much dysfunction & destruction in our society… “but the truth is
  11. 11. “Why would we want to introduce yet another drug that gets people high and back its usage with the power of congress?” Dr.Howard Samuels, Licensed Psychotherapist and recovering Cocain and Heroin addict. “why would we want to introduce yet another drug that gets people high and back its usage with the power of congress? “ -dr. howard samuels, licensed psychotherapist and recovering cocain and heroin addict
  12. 12. Some fear the harmful mental & physical effect on teens.
  13. 13. “It takes years to raise a teen to realize his or her potential. It takes much less time for marijuana to destroy it.” Leslie Walker, Pediatrician and Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
  14. 14. “They (parents) expect none of this will be exposed to their children…” they[parents]“ expect… none of this will be exposed to their children...“
  15. 15. “When in fact that is not true. Legalization means that this is now legally protected commercial speech.” “when in fact that is legalization means that this is now not true legally protected commercial speech. “
  16. 16. There are supporters on both sides. but first…
  17. 17. Here’s a little weed info. here’s a little weed info.
  18. 18. What happens to the brain when you smoke weed? what happens to the brain smoke weed when you ?
  19. 19. dried leaves flowers stems seeds hemp plant marijuana refers to the : Cannabis sativa
  20. 20. (THC) Tetrahydrocannabinolcontains the psychoactive marijuana (mind-altering) chemical tetra hydro canna binol
  21. 21. Blood Stream into the from thelungs passes rapidly when smoked,
  22. 22. the carries the chemical brain blood to the stream
  23. 23. a major giving users high… -Arnold Schwarzenegger it’s a leaf”. “that is not a drug.
  24. 24. Weed, effects on the body. Drowsy and lightheaded Bloodshot foggy vision Dry mouth Quickened heart rate Muscles slackened
  25. 25. "When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.” -bob marley
  26. 26. Weed has deep historical roots.
  27. 27. First used 10,000 years ago in China.
  28. 28. clothing uses hempof industrial the marijuana plant also provides many such as:
  29. 29. rope uses hempof industrial
  30. 30. paper in fact… industrial uses hempof
  31. 31. The United States of America’s declaration independence… of
  32. 32. was written on hemp paper.
  33. 33. billion dollarindustry. marijuana is a
  34. 34. billion.legalized $3.3 u.s. sales (estimated by the Pew Research Center) for 2015.
  35. 35. "up in smoke that's where my money goes. i take a toke go up in smoke.” and all my cares -cheech and chong, from “up in smoke”
  36. 36. #1 #2 Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America. Marijuana Tobacco Alcohol #3
  37. 37. Many uses of medical cannibus have been discovered.
  38. 38. medical uses eases chronic pain nausea suppression glaucoma treatment muscle spasm treatment prevent epileptic seizures reduces symptoms of urinary incontinence
  39. 39. However, the use of recreational marijuana is extremely controversial.
  40. 40. Doctors and Politicians debate the positive and negative effects.
  41. 41. negative effects altered senses blurred vision cognitive impairment altered blood pressure increased heart rate hallucinations
  42. 42. Some argue that smoking weed can cause significant lung damage.
  43. 43. “Marijuana users usually inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than tabacco smokers do, further increasing the lungs exposure to carcinogenic smoke.” American Lung Association
  44. 44. Much of the concern is for adolescents and the potentially damaging effect on the developing brain.
  45. 45. “Marijuana’s deleterious effects on adolescent brain development, cognition, and social functioning may have immediate and long-term implications.” AACAP marijuana legalization policy statement 2014
  46. 46. There’s medical research that supports and opposes the use of marijuana.
  47. 47. Research it for yourself. Hear both view points.Then ask yourself,
  48. 48. Will legalizing marijuana make your country better…
  49. 49. or worse?
  50. 50. Learn more www.drugpolicy.org www.normal.org www.medicalmarijuana.procon.org www.drugabuse.gov
  51. 51. Empowered Presentations get your own dope presentation with us!!!
  52. 52. View more Empowered Presentations
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