Marijuana

By: Lexi Shipley

Phsychoactive Drug

A drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceotions.

Consequences of the use

Acute



  • Impairs short term memory
  • Increases Heart rate
  • Psychotic Episodes



persistent

  • Impairs memory and learning skills.
  • sleep Impairment


Long term

  • Can lead to addiction
  • increases risk of chronic cough

Effects

Eyes:

  • reddening
  • decreased intra-ocular pressure


Mouth:

  • dryness

Skin

  • sensation of heat or cold

Heart

  • increased heart rate

muscles

  • Relaxation