By Grace Yurish and Mackenzie Patten
What is Marijuana?
How is marijuana administered?
What are the physical effects of Marijuana?
-Humans have similar brain chemicals to THC in the neural communication center.
-It over activates parts of the brain that contain the highest number of receptors.
How is Marijuana used medically?
-Medical marijuana refers to using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat a disease or symptom.
-Used medically in some states.-THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, is approved to relieve nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy.
-Marijuana decreases the effects of other medications or drugs.
What are the psychological effects of Marijuana?
-Lowered reaction time
-Altered sense of time
-Difficulty thinking and problem solving