Should Marijuana Be Legal?

1830 Words Dec 23rd, 2014 8 Pages
Robert McQuarters
English IV
Mrs. Walker
12/22/14

Marijuana

Marijuana is a combination of shredded dried leaves, flowers, seeds, and stems from the cannabis sativa plant. Marijuana can also be referred to as cannabis .Although there are many other names for it. The colors of marijuana can vary. Marijuana can be green, brown, purple, or grey. There are many different types of marijuana but there are two main types Indica and Sativa. Marijuana can be used in many ways. The most common way it 's used is by smoking it . It is usually smoked by using pipes, bongs, hand-rolled cigarettes known as "joints", it is also rolled in hollowed out cigars or cigarillos which are called blunts. Marijuana can also be drank as a brewed tea or combined with recipes to create food sometimes called edibles. There are about 400 chemicals that are in marijuana . The chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol which is also known as THC. THC is known to be responsible for the mind- altering effect on the brain. The chemical changes the way the brain works and how the mind views the world. Knowing the Effects, the health benefits, and the law on marijuana will help you understand why the marijuana should be legalized.
Marijuana affects the brain in many different ways. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Which is the main chemical in marijuana and is what affects the brain . When Marijuana is smoked the THC goes through the lungs and is expelled into the bloodstream, it is also carried to…

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