Dangers Of Cannabis

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Cannabis consumption is a growing debate in the United States, and due to medical research, has become one of the most popular topics to talk about. This essay explores both sides of the associated controversial propaganda and is intended to enlighten the community about the dangers of cannabis. At least 50 percent of the government’s involvement in cannabis should be dedicated to help the public understand the important implications and associations of its use, to fund clinical studies for public health and safety, to research potential risks of mental illness, and regulate publications about the relationship between medical and recreational cannabis.
Cannabis may be defined as a psychoactive drug, a chemical substance that changes brain
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Furthermore, it would be consumed with no constructive purposes in the form of a leisure pastime. In addition, it is suspected to have a higher presence of THC. The compound THC is popularly believed to induce hypnotic properties like calmness, creativity, clarity, joy, peace, hypersensitivity, and dogmatism. Critics in favor of recreational cannabis might argue that the psychoactive effects are similar to the naturally occurring effects already produced in the human body, and that negative effects of the high are short term and wear off. Similarly, there are advocates that may insinuate a person cannot become addicted to a chemical produced naturally in the body, and try to convince the public that it calms the mind. Fans of propaganda might try to justify its consumption by the application of cannabis in the medical industry. On top of that, participants of recreational cannabis may try to convey their belief that cannabis does not affect the families, friends, and strangers around them. Meanwhile, the scientific community seems to refuse to make objections to these claims, even though there is not enough data to justify these popular assumptions. People who support the movement for more research in lieu of these assumptions may believe …show more content…
Also, data concerning cannabis’ long term use seems difficult to find or even non-existent. Meanwhile, it seems like nobody is recognizing the relationship between cannabis and crime, mental illness, and extremely harmful drugs like cocaine, heroin, or even methamphetamine. It is true, only the scientific community can disregard any myths or common belief about cannabis and sort out the confusion of which properties justify its use. Namely, the medical community is responsible for labeling the variety, regulating its potency, and addressing the human brains tendency to become addicted to naturally occurring chemicals. Most importantly, neither the government nor the booming pot industry seems to care about the unknown dangers of

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