Marijuana

By Katy Castillo Marquez And Katelyn Rowe

What Is The Classification Of This Drug?

Marijuana classfiied is a stimulant


Cited source- http://abovetheinfluence.com/drugs/marijuana/#facts

What Are The Effects Of This Drug?

1. Hyper

2. Addictive

3.Relaxed

4. Sick


Cited sources- http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/drugs/marijuana.html

Marijuana can be addictive!

Marijuana Is Addictive because it has some of the same properties of a cigarette.People who use marijuana may also feel withdrawal when they stop using the drug. Withdrawal symptoms may include:
  • Irritability
  • Sleeplessness
  • Lack of appetite, which can lead to weight loss
  • Anxiety
  • Drug cravings


Cited Sources- http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/marijuana

Health Consequences ( Long Term Effects and Short Term Effects)

Long term use can cause psychotic symptoms. It can also damage the lungs and the heart, and cause coughing and wheezing. It may reduce the body’s ability to fight lung infections.

Short Term-Loss of coordination, vision and hearing, sleepiness, reddening of the eyes, increased appetite and relaxed muscles. Heart rate can speed up.

You Can Also:

- get arrested ( Possession Laws)

- Cancer

- Emphyzema

- Kills your Cilia


Cited Sources- http://abovetheinfluence.com/drugs/marijuana/#facts

and http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/drugs/marijuana.html

What is the use of this drug? (i.e. is there medical use)

There is no difference between marijuana dispensed to treat a medical condition and marijuana bought on the street for recreational use. The difference is just in how it is used.

Cited source: http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/marijuana

What would happen if Marijuana was legal in all states?

People would Probably think its a good thing and would start using it.


Cited Source- Me, I could Not find any websites on this topic.

Is Marijuana safer Cigars


No , because cigarettes have a filter that blocks a few of the 4,000 in the cigar, and Marijuana

has no filter so you are inhaling all 4,000 chemicals.

Cited Source: http://www.drugpossessionlaws.com/maryland/