The Controversial Role Of Marijuana In Today's Society

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Marijuana is controversial issue in America today. The drug plays a big role in today’s society and people do the illegal drug daily. Marijuana is a misunderstood drug, because it supposed to be used for medical reason and not recreational reason. Marijuana deserves to be discussed and understood. The definition of marijuana drug, the effects of marijuana, and its question of legalization all explain the reason why people should not use marijuana.
Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, stems and flowers from the hemp plant, cannabis sativa. The flowers contain the most part of the drug. Marijuana have over 20 different types of names Weed, Kush, Bud, Green, Dope, broccoli, Grass and Mary Jane. Cannabis is the original name of marijuana that was listed in the United States pharmacopeia from 1850 until 1942 and was prescribed for various condition including labor pains and nausea. (drug-information/cannabis today.html) although, Marijuana is one of the most popular drug used in the United States Today people used it for recreational reason and enjoyment. The most common way people used it today is emptied the cigars out and filled them up with marijuana. When they replace the tobacco with marijuana it’s called a “Blunt”. People have got more advance with marijuana mixing it in brownies or brewed as tea. They also laced the marijuana in the blunt with crack
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people think that since it is legal in some places, it must be safe. The drug is not safe at all, Marijuana can have short term and long term effects. It can affect the brain development. When THC enters the blood stream and reaches the brain, it starts binding and activating specific receptors. Also, marijuana smokers can have the same problems as tobacco smokers, because the smoke enters your body and irritates the lung and it can lead to lung infections and lung illness. The lung damage can be harmful to the body and causes serious problems later in
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