Marijuana refers to the different parts of a dried hemp plant called, Cannabis sativa which contains a mind-altering chemical. The legalization of marijuana in most of the states in the United States of America may have made marijuana users rejoicing. But it remains to be an endless debate of whether this should truly be allowed or not due to the unfavorable effects that it can do to long-time users.
Marijuana is widely used, especially among the teens and young adults. There are now about 20 million users aged 20 years old and older using marijuana.
Marijuana is sold in the form of dried leaves which can be smoked. The popularity of using Vape heightened when cannabis liquids have become available. Not all states have legalized recreational use of marijuana, therefore using Vape infused with …show more content…
• Smoking marijuana can lead to breathing problems such as development of excess mucous, cough and bronchitis. It can also cause asthma and cystic fibrosis.
• Long-term use of marijuana can decrease the amount of seminal fluid and reduced sperm count. The abnormalities in the sperm are still undetermined, although it is thought to be caused by the THC.
• Marijuana use in females can lead to menstrual flow disruption which can result to an irreversible damage to the eggs in the ovaries thus there is likely an increased risk on miscarriages, placenta previa, and premature births.
Clearly, each state has their own laws pertaining to the manufacture, use and dealing of marijuana. Although the marijuana has been approved for both recreational and medical use, still, everyone should be able to weigh down the benefits and its harmful effects with long-term use. The level of potency of THC have increased over the year which make it even more dangerous for individuals to take marijuana especially in large