Marijuana is the most commonly used drug which is made from dried leaves of hemp plant. It is the illegal drug in many of the countries. It is also considered as Soft drug as different to hard drugs like heroin or cocaine, which are killers. People call this marijuana with several names in different slangs like cannabis, weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, mary jane etc.
Effects of cannabis
Cannabis plant contains 400 different chemical compounds as cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol. it causes psychological and physiological effects on the human body. When this drug ingested orally or smoked, THC which are present in that drug produces stronger psychotropic effects. Increasing doses may causes adverse side effects to the consumer such as anxiety and panic attacks that results in increased heart rate and changes in blood pressure. It is also associated with liver diseases, lung diseases, eyesight. The marijuana consumers may also have physical, mental, behavioural and social health consequences. Marijuana consumption in pregnancy time might be leads to restrictions in growth of fetus, miscarriage. After inhaling the marijuana smoke, it reaches very quickly to the brain and start its work on brain like relaxing and mellow, creating a feeling of haziness and light-headedness. The consumers may have feelings of panic and paranoia.
Other effects like
- Changes in mood
- Changes in sense of time
- Changes in senses
- Difficulty in thinking and problem-solving
It is the place where this marijuana is sold for recreational and medicinal use. Cannabis dispensary is also called as cannabis shop or cannabis cooperative. You can get this in marijuana dispensary near sea–tac seattle airport. In some countries like Netherlands, these are called coffee shops. The world’s largest marijuana dispensary is in the Las vegas at 112,000 square feet.
Medical treatment from marijuana
Most of the states are passing laws that help the people to use medical marijuana. People who are living in the state where medical marijuana is legal and their doctor thinks it will help then they will get a marijuana card. It is used to treat nerve pains, Nausea from cancer, seizure disorders, Crohn’s disease etc. Medical marijuana can be taken as liquid extracts, through orally in the form of cookies or candies, vaporized [heated until active ingredients are released. Side effects of cannabis does not remains last long, it includes Dizziness, Drowsiness, short term memory loss, Euphoria. But some side effects are very serious like anxiety and psychosis.