Marijuana Is The Fastest Growing Choice Drug Among Young People

733 Words May 3rd, 2016 3 Pages
Marijuana is the fastest growing choice drug among young people. Marijuana has increased in popularity and has been found to have purposes besides recreational usage. Nevertheless, the usage of marijuana is still considered to be a social issue, and is still a topic largely debated. Marijuana is still considered to be a social problem because of the way young people use it. Other than being used to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, epilepsy, Chrohn’s disease, chronic pain, cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), marijuana use will be frowned upon and considered a social problem. This is because young people are using marijuana recreationally to attain a sense of euphoria. The problem with marijuana use is that in high doses the drug can cause fatigue, paranoia, disorientation, and serious personality disorders. Because of these other side effects marijuana use will continue to be considered a social problem as the young people using marijuana are not likely to be watching their dosages. A social problem related to the use of marijuana would be crime. Marijuana is related to crime because of the violence that the sale of marijuana causes in the poorer neighborhoods. In underprivileged neighborhood people have a difficult time finding work, so to escape from their stress those people turn to drugs such a marijuana. This reliance on drugs to escape will cause problems with family life. The child will be exposed to marijuana,…

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