Damn Marijuana

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Medicinal marijuana has been legalized in 33 states and the District of Columbia, and 11 states have legalized the drugs recreational use, people are now using a common product that contains 3% thc.

In 1999, a National Institute on Drug Abuse-sponsored, six-year, multisite study concluded that marijuana was less harmful than alcohol to the users brain. Marijuana was also found to reduce the risk for early and chronic mental illness, because of this, more people are now interested in learning more about growing marijuana.

Marijuana’s legalization has had no effect on teen usage rates, although some states and districts have tried to reduce teen use by limiting where kids can obtain it, still, products like cbd oil can be found with no limitations.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the national average number of marijuana-related emergency room visits per year increased from 15,000 in 1996 to 55,000 in 1999. Other reports indicate that marijuana remains a popular street drug.

The National Institutes of Health, the American Association for Public Opinion Research and the International Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco also concluded in 2009 that “marijuana, particularly in the form of edibles, remains the most common tobacco product used in the U.S. today.” Although teens can get more info from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, they still have no clue what they are actually ingesting. “A lot of the advice is very, very basic,” says the organization’s chief scientific officer, Dr. Nora D. Volkow, MD. The institute explains: “Marijuana has many positive effects for the user such as relaxation, focus, euphoria, pain relief, appetite stimulation, etc., but also many negative effects such as impaired judgement, decreased ability to stay focused, increased risks of mental health problems, social withdrawal, and reduced academic performance.” Another issue is that marijuana does not work the same way as tobacco cigarettes; they do not produce the same number of toxic chemicals as cigarettes do. A 2009 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that the typical cigarette contains about 6 chemicals, including chemicals that cause cancer and others that are thought to cause diseases such as heart disease and lung cancer. Marijuana is considered a safer drug in terms of the number of chemicals, but the report said that “the risks associated with marijuana, particularly when it comes to the developing brain, still need to be further explored and the health consequences needs to be thoroughly studied.” The C.D.C. also said that it found that teenagers who used marijuana frequently and heavy were more than twice as likely to become addicted to other drugs and more than twice as likely to use illegal drugs in the future.

There is no doubt that marijuana and tobacco use is a problem, and these substances both cause some people to become addicted. But that does not mean that using marijuana or smoking tobacco is necessarily dangerous. It is true that both can have negative health consequences. But that doesn’t mean that smoking marijuana is safe or that using tobacco is safe.

One study published in the American Journal of Public Health in May 2010 said: Marijuana, in fact, is likely to produce fewer adverse effects than tobacco use. In a previous study, the authors found that people who smoked marijuana less than once a week had no more likely than people who smoked tobacco to have become dependent on alcohol. They also said that marijuana and tobacco smokers had similar rates of physical, mental and respiratory problems such as cough and colds.

A guy who is just trying to enjoy life!

17 Comments

  1. looool..i loved the story..and all what i can say is..sub7ana allah..:)

  2. Smartee: I was just laughing at how they were describing why they were failing and the dangers! looool!

  3. i have seen mariajuana plant in real life..

    man…their tanks are smoking marijuana and not obeying the drivers….how about taking your bike?

  4. Cyber: hahahaha! Robo would run off into the sunset! hehehe

    Yazeed: ana kila qadeem! hehehe!

  5. intha both qadeem. aaana aarif arabi…inzein? walla marathani intha kallam arabi, dhirubalak…LOOOOOOOOOL

  6. Cyber: hahahahahhaa! I choked on a glass of water while reading that! It must have killed you to get that out! hahahahahahhaa

  7. Yabeela amsterdam…..:)…my last trip there i didn’t remembered a single thing of what i did coz all the time i was……..:)….u know the rest!

  8. Cyber: seriously! hahaha! But you killed me with that

    MAZE: hahhahaha! Bada3t! As long as you like it, more power to you! I need to find places with motorcycle race tracks like the UK and Spain! And then I let my demons out!

  9. Smartee…u got it…my friends call me Mezo!

  10. Yeah Meezo….there’s a saying Meezo……zo at the end…can’t talk it here….Marzouq glad to have u as friend here on blog…hope i’ll meet u someday…during a blogger meeting

  11. MAZE: I will see you around! Im always around! hehehe! its always about enjoyment! :)

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  13. I imagine Cheech and Chong will either be joining the Canadian army or the Taliban any day now.

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