By: Keniyah Pettaway

Type of Drugs

Marijuana is kind of depressant ( not sad depressant, but sleepy) also clears things off you mind.

Slang Names

Bud, Burn One, Loud, shotgun, blunnt
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How it used?

The most common method of using marijuana is to roll it into cigarettes, called joints, and smoke it. It can also be smoked in a pipe or a bong (which filters the smoke through liquid).

Short term effect

  • difficulty thinking and problem solving
  • problems with memory and learning
  • feeling lightheaded or drowsy

Long term effect

can affect the parts of the brain that play a role in our ability to remember, multitask, and pay attention.

legal/ illegal

Some states are changing their laws to make it legal to have small amounts of marijuana in certain situations (like when it's prescribed for medical use). But many states still have laws against using, growing, or selling marijuana — and people caught with it could face charges, including jail time.