(a.k.a. Pot, Weed, Bud, Blunt, Dope, Ganja, Reefer, Trees, Smoke, Hash, Hemp, Mary-Jane)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MARIJUANA
What are the short term effects of Marijuana?
The short-term effects include enhanced sensory perception, euphoria followed by drowsiness or relaxation, slowed reaction time, problems with balance & coordination, increased heart rate, increased appetite, problems with learning or memory, hallucinations, anxiety, paranoia or psychosis.
What are the long term effects of Marijuana?
The long-term effects are mental health issues, chronic cough, and respiratory infections.
What are the symptoms of withdrawal?
There are symptoms of withdrawal that include irritability, trouble sleeping, decreased appetite, and anxiety.
How is Marijuana used?
Marijuana can be smoked, eaten, or drank (brewed as a tea).
What does it look like?
Marijuana is a greenish-grey mixture of dried or shredded leaves, stems or seeds. It can also be a sticky black liquid or resin.