Pros And Cons Of Synthetic Cannabinoids

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“51 new synthetic cannabinoids were identified in 2012 compared to just 2 in 2009” (Synthetic Drugs). In many high schools, they use the heath class you take as a freshman to give education on drug use other than red ribbon week. But, the educational videos are outdated and __ not giving the proper education on the new drugs that are coming out daily. ___. With this limited education teens and young adults are unaware of the differences of synthetic marijuana and the original marijuana along with the effects on their body and daily life.
Because synthetic marijuana only really came out in 2008 not many people know and understand the difference between it and normal marijuana (Drug Free World). “Synthetic cannabinoids refer to a growing number of man-made mind-altering chemicals that are either sprayed on dried, shredded plant material so they can be smoked (herbal incense) or sold as liquids to be vaporized and inhaled in
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Because the body is not used to having these chemicals it makes the body over heat, dehydrate, and the user becomes extremely agitated. With long term use the kidney’s will begin to go into failure and blood circulation issues could arise (). My bother began his experimenting with synthetic marijuana in high school with his friends. He started out just trying it out of curiosity when the drug was just starting to come out without understanding the effects. Because he wasn’t informed about on the drug he just assumed that the symptoms of aggression were coming from puberty.
Daily life is already an endeavor with its natural situations but when adding drugs at this age the effects are on more than just the body. Some of the main effects are withdrawing from activities, drop in grades, and mood swings (Drug and Alcohol Rehab Quarters). Because hormone levels are already elevated it is easier to be effected if you add state altering
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