Essay on Effect of Marijuana

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Mariano Marcos State University
College of Engineering
Batac, Ilocos Norte

“In Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements in English 2”

“The Process and Development of
Communication Systems”

Presented to:
Professor Constante S. Salasac

Presented by:
Shaun Matthew A. Vicencio

March 2012

TITLE: “The Process and development of communication systems”
THESIS STATEMENT: “Intake of marijuana, whether excessive or not, has different effects to the health of individuals that eventually affects the community as a whole” I. INTRODUCTION a. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY i. Definition ii. History 1. Laws of bills II. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION b. Interpretation of
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A marijuana "joint" (cigarette) is made from the dried particles of the plant. The type of plant, the weather, the soil, the time of harvest, and other factors determine the strength of marijuana. The strength of today's marijuana is as much as ten times greater than the marijuana used in the early 1970s. This more potent marijuana increases physical and mental effects and the possibility of health problems for the user. Hashish, or hash, is made by taking the resin from the leaves and flowers of the marijuana plant and pressing it into cakes or slabs. Hash is usually stronger than crude marijuana and may contain five to ten times as much THC. Pure THC is almost never available, except for research. Substances sold as THC on the street often turn out to be something else, such as PCP.
Reference to the hemp plant (cannabis) appears as early as 2700 B.C. in a Chinese manuscript. European explorers arriving to the New World first observed the plant in 1545. It was considered to be such a useful crop that early Jamestown settlers in 1607 began its cultivation and later, in Virginia, farmers were fined for not growing hemp. In 1617, it was introduced into England. From the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century marijuana was considered a household drug useful for treating such maladies as headaches, menstrual cramps, and toothaches. From 1913-38 a stronger variety of the marijuana plant

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