Essays Tagged: "Tetrahydrocannabinol"

Rethinking Marijuana

are going about it the wrong way. The chemical in marijuana that has medicinal benifits is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Studies have shown that marijuana can ease pain, relieve nausea, and gen ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.4 Jun/1996

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

The effects of marijuana on the Human brain.

l to change in some way. The chemical in marijuana that has the biggest impact on the brain is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).THC receptors are abundant in the brain but they are concentrated in certain a ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why Marijuana should be legalized and also why it shouldn't be.

d of dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that contains the ingredient THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). The drug was first banned during the 1930's, after rumor had it that the drug ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.5 May/2003

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

Benefits of legalizing Marijuana

atients deal with the side effects of chemotherapy. These side effects include nausea and vomiting. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC (the chemical in marijuana that makes people "high"), reduces this vomi ...

(4 pages) 227 3 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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

ijuana is a mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is the active hallucinogenic in marijuana. Marijuana is smoked, chewed and eate ...

(3 pages) 331 4 4.8 Oct/2003

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

The Effects of Cannabis on the Human Reproductive System.

five thousand years. The major source of the psychoactive substance in marijuana is called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Along with THC, there are over four hundred other chemicals in the plant ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Marijuana In Detail.

we discover about the neurobiology of addiction the more common elements we're seeing between THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in cannabis) and other drugs of abuse." And for Koo ...

(7 pages) 85 2 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay is about the effects of drugs and it talks about what each does. It gives facts concerning drugs also.

ers and leaves of Cannabis Sativa, the hemp plant. Marijuana contains nearly 400 chemicals. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the "active ingredient" found in the hemp plant that accounts for t ...

(5 pages) 118 1 3.5 Dec/2003

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

Marijuana-A description of the drug and its aeffects.

bis plant secrete a sticky resin that contains the active ingredient of marijuana, known as Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The plant has both male and female forms. The sticky flowers of the fema ... juana is made up of flowering tops and leaves.The main active chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). The membranes of certain nerve cells in the brain contain protein receptors t ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Strong drink is a greater menace to man kind than drugs? do you agree?

have been proven to cause cancer. Alcohol is eliminated from the body in a few hours. THC, delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol, the strongest intoxicating substance in dagga, stays in the body fat for month ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effects of Marijuana

enic and pleasure-giving effects). Its chemical ingredients include the "psychoactive THC- known as tetrahydrocannabinol", which is concentrated in the flowering tops, hashish a drug that is prepared ...

(6 pages) 133 2 4.8 Mar/2005

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

Research Paper-Decriminalization of Marijuana

tes, marijuana is called pot, grass, weed, Mary Jane, etc. The main active principle of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol. The question of marijuana being legalized has been a very controversial issue ... und very fatal, however they do disrupt one's ability to function in total control of mind and body.Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the active drug in marijuana used to help relieve nausea in cancer pat ...

(7 pages) 75 3 3.0 Oct/2006

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

This was a report I had to do about the brain and parts of the brain

um, producing a feeling of well being. This chemical dulls pain. Chocolate produces a chemical like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is found in marijuana. Your brain controls everything from body te ...

(4 pages) 44 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Marijuana

. And some of the reasons why I feel it should be legalized for medical and recreational use.THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol is the active ingredient in Marijuana it causes what appears to be the slowing ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Marijuana

ore than 60 leaves of the cannabis (hemp) plant. The main active ingredient of marijuana is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and the new cultivation and breeding techniques have increased the tetrahydroca ...

(2 pages) 332 0 3.0 May/2001

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

Legalizing Marijuana, Who will benefit?

recreational drug is grown. The female plant is enriched with a psychoactive chemical called THC or tetrahydrocannabinol that when inhaled, induces a euphoric and sedate effect. Commonly mistaken as a ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

The Crime of Marijuana Criminalization

re are thousands of different cannabinoids in cannabis but the most common of these cannabinoids is tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. People have been using cannabis since the Neolithic age for a variety ...

(9 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Medicinal Marijuana

sue cannabis, which doesn't meet a lot of standards. It only has ten percent THC, properly known as tetrahydrocannabinol, when most people are used to using "street marijuana" which contains approxima ... l it all depends on the person, how much is used, or how strong it is, in other words how much THC, tetrahydrocannabinol it contains. The more THC in cannabis the stronger it is (NIDA, 2004). Effects ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Controversial Topic essay on the legalization of marijauna for medical purpose.

ized.Marijuana has multiple psychotic effects on humans.The primary ingredient in marijuana is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).THC is the primary ingredient in marijuana which causes its effectsThe THC pro ... t declared it illegal (CNN). Marijuana that is used for medicinal purposes should be legalized.THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, is the primary active chemical in marijuana. Hanrahan notes that THC makes up ...

(10 pages) 101 0 5.0 Jan/2009

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

Persuasive essay: LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

, stems, seeds, and flowers of the cannabis sativa plant. The major active compound in marijuana is tetrahydrocannabinol - or THC. Marijuana's effects on the user depend on the strength or potency of ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Feb/2009

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