Tetrahydrocannabinol

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  • Why Do People Use Medical Marijuana?

    Marijuana. Most of the risks of Marijuana are associated with abusers and addictive people not for people who use Marijuana as medicinal purpose. Danger effects of Marijuana are you lose your coordination and space perceptions power when you are driving so, because of that, risk of traffic accidents has increased recently. Other risks of Marijuana associated with students are, they have problem in problem solving, difficult thinking, learning something easy and impairment of memory. Higher use of the Marijuana increases the risks of psychosis and schizophrenia because now a day, as I mentioned in the earlier paragraph, by the use of the modern technology they increase the drug potency by increasing the main active chemical TCH (Tetrahydrocannabinol) level into the Marijuana, which induce pleasure, sedation, relaxation and the hallucination type of psychological effect. Marijuana has a psychological effect on the mind, if some peoples are heavy abusers, they damage or destroy their social life and also spoil their career as well as schoolwork and lose the goal of life. Addiction of Marijuana may lead the risks of your health, financial and professional future. If any pregnant women smoke the Marijuana than, the upcoming children have some physical and mental health problems. Marijuana increased the risks of lung infections and heart attack. Marijuana use for medical purpose create very little amount of risk. If some patients are treated with Marijuana for long period of…

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  • Miracle Or Menace Research Paper

    Miracle or Menace: Why Should Cannabis be Legal? A miracle or a menace to society? One of the biggest controversial topics of today, "should marijuana be legalized?". To define "legalize", meaning recreationally and medically in all 50 states in the U.S. Many people tend to argue the affects, the impact of people's health, the economy, etc. What is Marijuana? Marijuana is the dried buds of the Hemp plant. Marijuana is the active part of the Hemp plant that includes the psychoactive compound…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

    At which time, marijuana consumption was legal. It wasn’t until 1965 that a chemical called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was identified in the flowering head of the cannabis sativa plant. This chemical is considered to be the primary psychoactive component in marijuana (Danovitch). At that time, it was found that tetrahydrocannabinol was the main chemical in marijuana. This chemical stimulates receptors that are inside the human body and brain. THC is what causes the “high” feeling that users…

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  • Health Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana

    How many deaths are attributed to alcohol and tobacco a year? How many deaths are attributed to marijuana ? Alcohol approximately has about 88,000 deaths a year and tobacco has approximately 41,000 people per year, while marijuana had a total of zero deaths. Marijuana is judged to be a bad drug. Marijuana is made from flowers and leaves of a plant called Cannabis Sativa, which is another name for marijuana. The main ingredient in marijuana is THC- tetrahydrocannabinol. Marijuana goes all the way…

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  • Cannabis Persuasive Speech

    Did you know around 42% of the people in the United States have tried cannabis Indica, Sativa, or Ruderalis?The hippie generation did not discover pot. But the drug's true origins remain a bit of a mystery. Do you know what cannabis is? In this essay, you will be learning what exactly is cannabis when it was discovered ,by whom was it discovered, interesting science facts on it and lots of more. Cannabis was known way back in 2727 B.C. Although the first scientist to discover the main…

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  • The Benefits Of Marijuana

    desired effects from the strains. Most medical marijuana strains used for helping people with specific disorders often had the THC bred out of them by humans selectively breeding different types of marijuana that contain higher and lower concentrations of specific cannabinoids. Some cannabinoids marijuana have shown to increase appetite and reduce the vomiting in individuals with AIDS or HIV. It can also help with individuals with insomnia, high amounts of stress, and chronic pain due to it…

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  • Medical Marijuana Essay

    need marijuana for the medical benefits. Medical THC is beneficial for many of the same things as CBD but also more than it. There are many studies on THC and the effect on the different types of medical sickness. The the THC is also the psychoactive part so many are opposed for the use of THC in different medicines. The cannabinoid also has different properties that can be harmful. “Apart from the recreational uses and abuses, THC does have some medical uses. Its anti-emetic properties…

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  • Inside Medical Marijuana

    Medical Marijuana has become a popular subject today. It is legalized in 25 states, including the District of Colombia. It’s commonly utilized by many teens and adults for recreational and medical reasons such as dealing with depression. Cannabis refers to the use of cannabis and it’s cannabinoids to treat disease or improve symptoms (dictionary.com). Inside medical cannabis it has THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol). THC is the active ingredient in cannabis giving its narcotic and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Legalizing Marijuana In The United States

    carb, and the downstem. The mouthpiece is the opening at the top of the bong where you place your mouth. The chamber is where the smoke is. The bowl holds the marijuana and you remove the bowl from the down stem, which is a small tube that connects to the water at the bottom of the bong. The carb is hole on the side of the bong; it’s covered while the bowl is lit, but then uncovered when ready to inhale the smoke. Cannabis cigarettes are smoked a lot like tobacco cigarettes. Edibles are food,…

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  • Medical Marijuana Legalization

    Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the active chemicals in marijuana that give medical benefits. Marijuana can be used to prevent the eye disease glaucoma, which increases the pressure in the eyeball. According to the National Eye Institute, “Studies in the early 1970s showed that marijuana, when smoked, lowered intraocular pressure (IOP) in people with normal pressure and those with glaucoma.” With these positive effects on glaucoma it can slow the progression of the disease…

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