What I Learned About Marijuana Essay

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Have you ever learned about Marijuana? I have I learned that marijuana is usually referred to dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds. It comes from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa.The plant contains the mid-altering chemicals delta-9-tetraphydroconnabinol (THC). They say that Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world. They took a survey in 2007 and found that 14.4 million individuals in the US alone used it. They call it by many other names such as: astro turf, bhang, dagga, dope, ganja, grass, and ect. But they say approximately 10% of people who smoke marijuana will get addicted to it. So that means that 90% of people use it recreationally. In one study it says that 2,446 young adults between the age of 14-24 get addicted.…show more content…
They say only 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent. 42 % of people in the U.S. have tried marijuana at least once. In my opinion marijuana is not bad for you because it helps people that have cancer. But some people take it for granted and use it all the time. So then they get addicted to it and that makes them react to things slower. So they move really slow. Then they get hungry and they call that muches when people that get high eat. When that happens they want any thing that can get to eat or drink. But some people make it in cookies, and etc. That not good for you because it last way longer up to 6 hours, but takes a few hours to kick in. So now I wanna talk about the pro and cons about marijuana. Some people say that they smoke because it makes them feel calm but I dont think thats a reason to smoke. And some people take marijuana that is prescribed by a doctor. I fel like it you some for no reason its pointless.But thats just how i feel about it.Like kids smoke at the age 13 younger or older but they must not kniw that there kill there brian sells by doing that. I have learned so much about marijuana that it can harm some or help some. But some say that is less harmfull than any other
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