What are the effects of Cannabis?
Cannabis is one of the most popular drugs used today. It is known to have many beneficial effects on your body. You might not think it would, but cannabis does have some negative side effects too!
The Effects of Cannabis:
It’s no secret that smoking weed causes you to feel a little high. However, there are other ways to get high without getting high. Some of these include: drinking alcohol, taking Ecstasy (MDMA), eating chocolate or chewing gum.
Other than these methods, the only way to really get stoned is through consuming marijuana.
What happens when you’re high?
When you smoke weed, THC (a psychoactive cannabinoid) attaches itself to your brain’s cannabinoid receptors. This influences your thoughts, senses, and movements. Most people feel euphoria, impaired balance and coordination, slower reflexes, and sometimes hallucinations. Cannabis also causes your eyes to slowly dilate, which is why some people refer to it as “getting sleepy”. This is common since one of the primary reasons why people smoke weed is to relax or relieve stress.
Is Cannabis addictive?
Yes, but not in the same way that other drugs are. People can become addicted to the feeling they get when they smoke weed, and some people even suffer from withdrawal when they don’t have access to it. However, cannabis itself is not known to cause physical symptoms when you stop using it.
How do I prevent myself from getting addicted to Cannabis?
There is no sure way to prevent yourself from developing a cannabis addiction, but there are some ways to help reduce your tolerance for the drug. One way is to refrain from using it daily, as this will keep your tolerance from increasing too much and you won’t get as high. Another way is to take breaks, and unlike with alcohol you don’t have to wait until the effects wear off before you use it again. If you feel yourself growing tolerant, just take a break for a couple months and then start up again.
What are the other physical effects of Cannabis?
Marijuana can cause many different reactions in different people, but there are some common effects that nearly everyone who uses it experiences at one time or another. These can range from increased heart rate to faster digestion. The main one being the dry mouth feeling, which is why chewing gum or eating candy while you’re high is common.
How long does Marijuana stay in your system?
A common myth is that Marijuana stays in your system for up to 90 days. This is false, however it does remain in your body for much longer than other drugs. THC can be detected in your blood from 1-3 days after use and in your urine for up to 30 days after one time use and 7-20 days after regular use. Source: uscourts.gov
What are some of Marijuana’s long-term effects?
There is limited evidence for Marijuana causing physical and mental damage after prolonged use. It seems to only cause real problems in cases where the user has a pre-existing mental disorder and then starts using Marijuana, which then acts as a “trigger” for mental problems that were previously unmanaged. These claims, however, still require further research before we can understand how true they are.
How does alcohol compare to Marijuana?
Both Alcohol and Marijuana are officially dangerous to your health. However, unlike alcohol, Marijuana does not cause violent behavior and has no known direct kills due to its effects. It is simply a personal choice based on your risk tolerance. The only negative health effects are those common ones that come from any type of smoke and those that come from any inebriating substance.
If I am addicted to prescription drugs, is it better to trade my addiction for one to Marijuana?
This is a personal decision that you will have to make on your own. It is possible to become addicted to Marijuana, however the number of people who get addicted to a drug after their first time is a lot lower than you would think. In fact, it is much harder to get addicted to illegal drugs than it is to get addicted to prescription drugs.
How does Marijuana help terminal patients?
Marijuana kills pain, decreases anxiety, and helps the user relax. This means that if you suffer from any serious or terminal illnesses, Marijuana can help you manage the pain as well as letting you avoid things like Morphine (which can cause liver damage and vomiting). If you need motivation to eat, Marijuana can do that too. Many terminal patients claim that Marijuana helps them more than any other drug because it doesn’t have nearly as many negative side effects.
How much does Marijuana cost on the black market?
On the black market, Marijuana runs anywhere from $10-$30 per 1/8th ounce, depending on the quality of the product. This price takes into account both distributor and supplier costs as well as risk factors. As with most things, the more you buy at one time, the more cost effective it is.
What about growing my own plants?
The cost of sprouting your own Marijuana plants is minimal compared to buying Marijuana. The only place you need is somewhere that isn’t likely to be visited by others (so your parent’s house is out). The actual cost of purchasing the seeds is anywhere between $10 and $40 dollars online. Of course, you can just steal the seeds. The only tools you need are some seed starter kits or a bucket, soil, water, and sunlight.
Is it easy to grow?
It really isn’t any more difficult then raising a pet. If you can take care of a cat or dog you can grow Marijuana. If you forget to water your pets they might get mad and piss on your stuff. If you forget to water your Marijuana plant, it will probably die.
Is it legal?
Cultivating, selling, buying, or owning Marijuana is illegal at the Federal level. Despite this, there are currently 20 states that have legalized the drug for medical use (with more coming soon). If you live in one of these states, you can grow Marijuana with impunity. In any other state, you’ll have to check to see if growing Marijuana is legal. If it isn’t, you might get in some trouble, but probably not.
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