Essay on Marijuana Effect On Pregnancy : Marijuana

812 Words May 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Marijuana Effect on Pregnancy
Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug in the world. Marijuana comes from the plant cannabis. Cannabis has an active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. THC makes feel high and affect the way our body works. Pregnant women marijuana smoked in a different ways such as steam, seeds, and flower and also it can be mixed in to foods such as cookies, lollipops, brownies and tea. Marijuana has been used for centuries as a medicine, although we didn’t know about its health effect. There are lots of new born babies that have different health problem because of marijuana usage on pregnancy. Pregnant women they take marijuana (THC) increase carbon monoxide level in their blood. This reduces amount of oxygen in the blood which goes through our body and affect growth of baby. Some states do legalized marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. This issue concerns all women, teenagers, the society of Denver and the government agencies that support marijuana to be legal in Colorado. I want everyone to understand the effect of taking marijuana during pregnancy on their health and also its effects on the new born baby. Some of the effects of marijuana on the pregnant women’s body are lung irritation, accelerated heart beat and memory problem. Marijuana also effects the baby’s brain development. My sources are newspapers, magazines, news, research papers done on marijuana effects on pregnant women.
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