Marijuana

More than just a drug!

Definition

Marijuana is a drug that is used a great amount all over. It contains chemicals that can cause cancer, like tobacco, and has many bad effects on people and their bodies.

Affects of Marijuana

Its affects include:

- loss of short term memory

- heart rate becomes faster

- your brain won't function right

Statistics

- 19.8 million Americans age 12 and up are currently in use of marijuana

- people who use marijuana age 18 and younger have problems with memory and attention more than normal

Works Cited

"Marijuana." Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015 <http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/223/marijuana>