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Title: Marijuana


1
Marijuana
  • Effects
  • Medical Uses?
  • Legalization?

2
Pharmacology
  • Administration
  • Inhalation
  • Ingestion
  • Action
  • Affects neurotransmitters serotonin dopamine

3
Effects
  • Psychological
  • Dream-like feeling
  • Sense of well-being
  • Relaxation
  • Euphoria
  • Anxiety
  • Panic reaction
  • Hallucinations (?)
  • Physiological
  • Increase heart rate
  • Bronchodilation initially
  • Slows reaction time
  • Impaired motor coordination
  • Decreases short term memory
  • Reddening of the eyes
  • Sedative
  • Senses become more vivid

4
Harmful Effects
  • Brain
  • Pathological changes
  • Respiratory system
  • Cancerous growths, bronchoconstriction
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Increase heart rate, increase blood pressure,
    increase stress on heart
  • Immune system
  • Mild suppressant
  • effects are not permanent - reversed when usage
    ceases

5
Medical Uses
  • Decrease nausea
  • Increase appetite
  • Decrease intraocular pressure
  • Decrease muscle spasm
  • Decrease pain
  • Decrease seizure
  • Antianxiety
  • Bronchodilation

6
Legal Terms
  • Decriminalization reduce penalty for possession
    and use to a misdemeanor
  • Legalization approve or authorize behavior
  • Could still regulate age, locations, production,
    distribution, taxes

7
Should marijuana be legalized for medical
uses?Pros vs. ConsShould marijuana be
legalized for generalized use?Pros vs. Cons
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