Essays Tagged: "Cannabis smoking"

Effects Of Pot

ginning oftime, yet there are still many mysteries about its healtheffects on humans. Marijuana, or cannabis sativa, is apreparation of the crushed flowers and buds of female hempGood Paper. 4 pages l ... s long B+plant. The existence of the plant has been reported asearly as 1500-1200 BC. in China, and cannabis has beendescribed as an analgesic as early as 200 AD .Since then, an overwhelming number of ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana

a Laws)Board of Directors recently issued the following statement entitled Principles ofResponsible Cannabis Use, which defines the conduct which is believe that any responsiblemarijuana smoker should ... ines the conduct which is believe that any responsiblemarijuana smoker should follow.'I. ADULTS ONLYCannabis consumption is for adults only. It is irresponsibleto provide cannabis to children.Many thi ...

(9 pages) 299 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana. Personal experiences, why its illegal, myths, facts.

lt to describe being high. Some might say they feel "light" or "floating." The feeling you get from smoking pot is incredible, it's undefinable. Impossible for one to describe the feeling until you ex ... y think of when you're not stoned. Much of my creative writing starts from things I though of while smoking Pot. Marijuana helps you think "outside the box". This concept of thinking "out of the box" ...

(9 pages) 135 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Facts about Marijuana

Marijuana, other wise known as ?pot?, ?grass?, ?weed?, ?reefer?, ?hash?, ?tree?s?, ?ace?, ?cannabis?, ?joint? ?J?, ?boo? and ?Colombian?. There are even more names for this distinct drug that ... igarette or otherwise known as a ?joint?. A typical Joint contains between 0.5 and 1.0 grams of the cannabis plant matter, which varies in THC content between 5 and150 milligrams (www2.druginfo.org/or ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana effects of marijuana an dwhat they could do

Marijuana, other wise known as "pot", "grass", "weed", "reefer", "hash", "tree's", "ace", "cannabis", "joint" "J", "boo" and "Colombian". There are even more names for this distinct drug that ... igarette or otherwise known as a "joint". A typical Joint contains between 0.5 and 1.0 grams of the cannabis plant matter, which varies in THC content between 5 and150 milligrams (www2.druginfo.org/or ...

(3 pages) 126 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is a essay about the harmful effects of marijuana and how they are ruining society today.

tchance.What exactly is marijuana? Marijuana is the common name for a crude drugmade from the plant Cannabis Sativa. The main mind-altering ingredient inmarijuana is THC(delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Against Legalizing Marijuana.

e triggers the release of dopamine and heroin triggers the release of dopamine, it makes sense that smoking marijuana may be priming the brain, getting the brain ready for these other drugs," says Dr. ... heavy users of marijuana suffer from amotivational syndrome, predominately teens and young adults. Smoking marijuana during adolescence may temporarily impair specific types of motivational developme ...

(3 pages) 198 7 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Persuasive Essay on the Harmful effects Marijuana has on the Human Body.

d forms of psychosis and schizophrenia. Although there are celebrated pharmacological properties of cannabis have led some states in Australia to permit its use as a therapeutic drug for, among others ...

(3 pages) 331 4 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay is about the dangers of marijuana, long and short term problems it causes.

ing biochemical's.Another aspect of the dangers of marijuana is asthma. Some people are allergic to cannabis pollen, resulting in asthma, or inflammation of the nose. In a test that was given in Nebra ... nflammation of the nose. In a test that was given in Nebraska, 122 people were given skin tests for cannabis pollen, and other ragweed allergens. Forty-eight of the 122 tested positive for cannabis po ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Pot: The reason and the limit

ple need to smoke up? And for those that don?t smoke up, especially teenagers who are surrounded by smoking friends, how come they avoid it? What is the reason behind the decision of every teen who sa ... ewhat happy and don?t feel like I need pot?. Obviously, people have their own, personal reasons for smoking marijuana, however, when going over the interviews, only about half of the people who do not ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Is it right to use marijuana as medicine?

IntroductionIn my experience I found that young people usually experiment with smoking marijuana. Marijuana becomes more popular in high school. In 1995 more than 16% of youth age ... AIDS it can be used.IntroductionIn my experience I found that young people usually experiment with smoking marijuana. Marijuana becomes more popular in high school. In 1995 more than 16% of youth age ...

(3 pages) 64 2 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Perchance to Dream - Part 2

Yes," Roger Ogdon responded. "And they give it to their children as a medicine, so they start using cannabis at a very early age. But, of course, not all of the natives use it.""Good," the Bureaucrat ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Article Pro the Legalization of Marijuana

Have you ever woken up feeling really hung after a heavy night of smoking pot? No, I thought not. How about how you feel after a heavy night of drinking? You wake up ... ecause of an overdose of marijuana is impossible. In fact, no death has ever been attributed to the smoking of marijuana, as opposed to the thousands of deaths which have been the cause of alcohol or ... ts find marijuana useful for coping with the nausea they feel after chemotherapy. Doctors recommend smoking pot for people suffering from epilepsy, arthritis, migraines and glaucoma. The "munchies" ar ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

MARIJUANA:ILLEGAL DRUG OR MEDICAL MARVEL? Argument Synthesis paper...includes works cited page

Legalization of Marijuana, also known as cannabis sativa, is highly logical in a day where alcohol and tobacco products, (although restricted ...

(4 pages) 99 2 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Marijuana Arguement: "Describe the effects and consequences of taking cannabis, and discuss the validity of the social attitude towards it"

immediately light another cigarette. Smoking pure hashish or weed always is a conscious choice. The cannabis taker decides to get high, for example to get more out of a conversation or to be able to u ... go music or a movie more intense, to feel a bond with nature or to reflect thoroughly on an idea. A cannabis taker smokes because it gives him/her inspiration, not to escape from reality.A short time ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Marijuana Being legalized for Medicinal Purposes

galized for medicinal purposes is a very controversial issue. The article Pot for Pain? What're you smoking? by Meghan McCrossen and the article Law must allow medical marijuana, court rules by Jennif ... ny benefit to the chronically ill. Meghan McCrossen who wrote the article Pot for Pain? What're you smoking? couldn't believe that an illegal drug with such a serious mental and physical side effects ...

(5 pages) 114 2 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana: Effects on adolescents + survey

still illegal in a lot of places because of its bad side effects.People say that they can quit when smoking marijuana because it is not addictive, but many studies have proven contrary. The drug cause ... have been other studies and it was proven that not everyone has these cravings and are able to stop smoking when they want. People say that smoking weed is the gate way to using other drugs. This migh ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drug Abuse

r. She decides the doctors can't help so she takes it upon herself to relieve this pain. She starts smoking Marijuana on a "need it" type of basis. Everyone needs friends, but not everyon ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Legalization Of Marijuana

Almost every minute someone in the country is arrested for smoking marijuana. After being arrested at least two officers are off the street and taking someone ... control of the vehicle. All the risk related to marijuana are the same in either drinking or smoking. Beer causes short term memory loss and the desire to eat and is a sexual stimulant. Smoking ... rt term memory loss and the desire to eat and is a sexual stimulant. Smoking causes cancer. However smoking and beer are legal but marijuana is not. The benefits of marijuana definitely outweig ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana

ic because it is going to give me more knowledge on the subject and what negative effects come with smoking.The short term effects are that distorted perception ,problems with memory and learning, los ... 46;t a good idea.Another major effect of marijuana is that of the heart. Within a few minutes after smoking marijuana, the heart begins beating more rapidly and the blood pressure drops. Because of th ...

(2 pages) 408 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol