Essays Tagged: "Effects of cannabis"

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

is a drug that is illegal in the United States. This drug as you know is bad and causes severe side effects to your brain and body. Scientist have found that smoking marijuana can cause you to loose y ... smoking marijuana can cause you to loose your memory. Marijuana has many psychological and physical effects. People usually smoke marijuana in cigarettes or pipes, but it also can be mixed with food a ...

(6 pages) 372 1 4.2 Nov/1996

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

"Drugs" and Australian laws

f absolute alcohol of the English speaking nations. In 1997, over 3,600 Australians died due to the effects of alcohol. This represents 16% of all drug-related deaths and 2.8% per cent of all deaths i ... ek). Male teenagers (33%) were more likely than female teenagers (27%) to be regular drinkers.[2.2] EffectsThe effects of any drug (including alcohol) differ from person to person. It depends on many ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Facts about Marijuana

r you as smoking a cigarette. This is not exactly true. Marijuana has many long term and short term effects.Marijuana has many effects on the brain. In marijuana the substance that gets you ?high? is ... ention on something. This then leads to or requires hospital treatment (Brecher 1972).Marijuana has effects on the respiratory system as well. Users who smoke marijuana regularly usually end up wit th ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.6 Mar/2003

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

The effects of marijuana on the Human brain.

tors in this area has prevented any deadly overdoses of marijuana.In addition to having significant effects on the brain and impairing memory and coordination, marijuana has effects on other viscera a ... ng marijuana and .2% of victims say that they smoked marijuana within one hour of their attack. The effects of marijuana on the heart and other organs can be very dangerous, however this effect is hig ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Harmful Effects of Marijuana have been exaggerated

ijuana is still based on myth and prejudice even though it remains relatively harmless. The harmful effects of marijuana have been exaggerated.In the 1930's the United States was flooded with reports ... myths such as these have been debunked over the past few decades, and one of the only true negative effects of marijuana is short-term laziness, comparable to the well-known side effect of consuming a ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

Marijuana effects and legalization

of twelve that have confessed using marijuana; it is illegal and very dangerous. Short-term effects of marijuana include problems with learning new material and memory, while also having disto ... ijuana can also cause an increased heart rate, anxiety, and loss of motor skills. Long-term effects of marijuana are more serious. The smoke contains many similar cancer-causing chemicals in t ...

(3 pages) 174 8 4.0 May/2004

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

Anti-Marijuana Paper - The Evil Smoke I wrote it cause I thought the teacher would love it. But I think she was ripped when she graded it cause I wanted a 100%

form everyday tasks and slows down your motor skills drastically. The drug marijuana causes similar effects to those of alcohol. Marijuana impairs your perception and affects your driving skills in a ... s end up killing tens of thousands of innocent people every year. "Marijuana produces serious acute effects on perception and skilled performance, which impairs such everyday tasks as driving and othe ...

(6 pages) 66 2 4.3 Oct/2004

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

Teens and the Drugs They Abuse

ly, people who are addicted to something will use it compulsively, without considering its negative effects on their health or their life.(3) For example, a friend of mine was stabbed and resulted to ... it is making them happy and more relaxed.Another common drug teens use today is cocaine. Cocaine's effects appear almost immediately after a small dose, but disappear within minutes. Cocaine usually ...

(6 pages) 83 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marijuana and Driving: A Review of the Scientific Evidence

I would like to stress that all of the statements and facts presented here are supported by references, Most of which are from UK go ... ch are from UK government studies and Universities across the world.Marijuana and Driving: A Review of the Scientific EvidenceIt is well established that alcohol increases accident risk. Evidence of m ... s impairment does not appear to play a significant role in on-road traffic accidents. A 2002 review of seven separate studies involving 7,934 drivers reported, "Crash culpability studies have failed t ...

(4 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Does Pot Make You Dumb? by Travis Varner

nson, Deborah James, and Robert Gray have all conducted slightly differing studies on the cognitive effects of marijuana. Block, the author of, "The Effect of Chronic Marijuana Use on Human Cognition, ... mediate and heavy users in several intellectual fields. Chait, who wrote "Subjective and Behavioral Effects of marijuana", Studied the effects of, marijuana the say aster using the drug. Peter Fried, ...

(8 pages) 21 0 4.5 Aug/2005

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

Marijuana: Friend Or Foe

used for medicinal, spiritual and social uses. Many people believe that cannabis has only negative effects, while others believe that cannabis consumption is actually beneficial. In this report I hop ... al. In this report I hope to separate some myths from facts and show not only how the psychological effects of cannabis use were received, but also how they are currently viewed.It is the belief among ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

War Upon A Plant

it the marijuana plant. If marijuana were legalized our country would experience many positive side effects with few negative concerns.The plant known as marijuana has been used among human cultures f ... has mental and physical affects upon the consumer, causing relaxation and inducing hunger. The side effects of marijuana are not many, long term use has show to decrease memory and in some cases harm ...

(6 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

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MARIJUANA'S SHORT AND LONG TERM EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN Millions are abusing marijuana every day. In fact, 1 out of 7 high school stude ... is the most highly used illegal drug. For this reason, society should know its short and long term effects on the brain. Marijuana can effect these two areas emotionally or physically. Also in some c ... ption of time, mood and general cordination is impaired. It is apparent that marijuana intoxication effects the neurological functions and usually disappears in 24 hours, but can become a permanent ma ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

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MARIJUANA'S SHORT AND LONG TERM EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN Millions are abusing marijuana every day. In fact, 1 out of 7 high school stude ... is the most highly used illegal drug. For this reason, society should know its short and long term effects on the brain.Marijuana can effect these two areas emotionally or physically. Also in some ca ... ption of time, mood and general cordination is impaired. It is apparent that marijuana intoxication effects the neurological functions and usually disappears in 24 hours, but can become a permanent ma ...

(8 pages) 13 0 2.0 Feb/2008

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

Marijuana

the one people know least about. This may be because marijuana does not have many proven long-term effects. Marijuana is also not proven to be chemically addictive, (although it may be psychologicall ... use deadly results. In addition to impairing memory and coordination, however, marijuana has effects on other parts such as the viscera. This can cause the heart to beat up to forty times more ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

The Effects of Marijuana

juana.Different people will get different results, and certain types of cannabiscan cause different effects. The amount of THC (marijuana's mainactive chemical) may also change the result. If alcohol, ... es will probably enlarge, giving the person aPage: 2 blood shot appearance. Within 2 to 3 hours the effects will die downand the person will feel sleepy.How is marijuana harmful? There are many ways t ...

(4 pages) 40 1 3.8 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Marijuana

This article is on the effects of marijuana on a human. It states that people do not believe it has negative effects, but i ... gins to effect users almost immediately and can last for one to three hours. It Says the short term effects, the effects on the brain, effects on the lungs, on the heart, and other negative effects.I ... y I chose this topic 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 ...

(2 pages) 411 0 0.0 Apr/2009

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

The Short and Long term affects of Marijuana

The Short and Long Term Effects of MarijuanaBy: Brooke LockyerMarijuana, a now commonly used drug, is sometimes perceived as ... ive effect that comes from it that later still turns out bad but with that come all of the negative effects as well. Marijuana can be dangerous and is not a drug that anyone would want to mess with. T ... f people say that marijuana does not lead to death, and no not directly but the short and long term effects most definitely can.The only positive affect that comes from marijuana is the high while smo ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Should or Shouldn't Cannabis be legalized in the U.K?

a Class B drug by the Misuse of Drugs Act in 1971. Since 1971 cannabis use has increased, with few effects. However users and campaigners claim that cannabis should be downgraded in classification du ... d campaigners claim that cannabis should be downgraded in classification due to it not having worse effects compared to other drugs like alcohol and tobacco. Alcohol and tobacco seem to have much wors ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues