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  • Smoke Marijuana
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    Marijuana is a preparation of dried, shredded leaves from the Indian hemp plant Cannabis sativa, which means "useful hemp". Preparations made from Cannabis include marijuana, the dried plant material; hashish, the dried resin from the flowers and associated leaves; and hash oil, an oily solution of resins and other plant juices extracted in alcohol, filtered, and reduced by evaporation. Marijuana is the form most commonly used since it requires little or no processing. Since marijuana resembles ...
  • Research Findings For Long Term Marijuana Use
    560 words
    Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. A dry, shredded green / brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, it usually is smoked as a cigarette (joint, nail), or in a pipe (bong). It also is smoked in blunts, which are cigars that have been emptied of tobacco and refilled with marijuana, often in combination with another drug. Use also might include mixing marijuana in food or brewing it as a tea. As a more concentrated, resino...
  • Standard Two Percent Thc Marijuana
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    Marijuana, the crude drug made from the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis sativa plant, contains hundreds of active chemicals. Of the 421 chemicals identified in the plant, 70 are cannabinoids (chemicals found only in the marijuana plant and nowhere else in nature). Cannabinoids are stored in the fat parts of cell membranes for long periods of time and interfere with normal cell functioning. Since the 70 cannabinoids are fat-soluble, they build up or accumulate in body tissue. Three to s...
  • Concentration Of Thc In The Remaining Marijuana
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    THC (TetraHydroCannabinol) is found in marijuana, a mixture of the dried flowering tops and leaves from the plant cannabis sativa. This chemical, THC, is responsible for the euphoric feeling associated with smoking marijuana. Marijuana contains over 400 different chemicals. THC belongs to a group of chemicals found in marijuana called cannibinoids. There are only 60 of these cannibinoids known at present, all of which can only be found in marijuana. THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in ma...
  • Use Of Marijuana And Other Drugs
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    DESCRIPTION: Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Marijuana is often called by street names such as pot, herb, weed, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, reefer, or chronic. There are more than 200 slang terms for marijuana. HISTORY: Cannabis was acknowledged as early as 2,700 BC in Chinese manuscripts. Marijuana has been used as a medicine throughout the world since the beginning of written history. During this time, compan...
  • Teen Drug Use
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    Teen drug use is on the rise in the 90's. But one of the most popular drugs is marijuana beacause it is so easy to get and usually cheap. But there are many other kinds of drugs, you got PCP, LSD, Hash, and many others that come from the same plant but all of them are hazardous to your body and your health. Most people use the drugs just to forget about everything, but they forget about the dangers drugs can cause them. Marijuana is a big seller these days and it is a lot worse than it used to b...

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