8 edition of Marijuana drug dangers found in the catalog.
Outlines the history, effects, and dangers of marijuana and how its abuse can be prevented and treated.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.
|Statement||Gary L. Somdahl.|
|LC Classifications||HV5822.M3 S65 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||98051536|
When we give up the drug of our choice, a void is created. The initial struggle to abstain from marijuana use often leaves us vulnerable. To fill this void we may start to use, or increase the use of, other substances such as alcohol, cocaine, pills, or other self-prescribed drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) responsibility as it pertains to. marijuana is clearly delineated in federal law. But our responsibility to the public goes further – to educate you about marijuana with fact and scientific evidence. DEA supports research into the use of marijuana as a medicine, to be approved.
Marijuana can change the structure of sperm cells, deforming them. Thus even small amounts of marijuana can cause temporary sterility in men. 28 Marijuana use can also disrupt a woman’s menstrual cycle. 29 Studies show that the mental functions of people who have smoked a lot of marijuana . Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the world. It alters the mood and affects nearly every organ in the body. With at least active compounds, marijuana .
The Drug Free Kids Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the abuse and misuse of prescription drugs and the abuse of illegal drugs by teenagers. As our primary mandate is prevention through education, we cannot offer any medical or drug treatment advice. There is more public support for marijuana law reform than ever before. The latest polls show that more than 50 percent of people favor marijuana legalization while at the same time the Drug.
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Marijuana or marihuana, drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C. indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates. It is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, following only caffeine, nicotine, and alcoholic beverages in the United States, where it is usually smoked, it also has been called.
Marijuana goes by many names. Author Gary L. Somdahl looks at social implications and physical dangers associated with marijuana abuse.
Interviews with former users, current statistics, as well as prevention and treatment options are all covered in this thought-provoking overview of the dangers of marijuana : Library Binding.
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This publication covers topics including the Controlled Substances Act and introduces drug classes including narcotics, stimulants, marijuana/cannabis, inhalants, steroids, and more.
Marijuana and alcohol interfere with motor control and are factors in many automobile accidents. Users of marijuana and hallucinogenic drugs may experience flashbacks, unwanted recurrences of the drug's effects weeks or months after use.
Sudden abstinence from certain drugs results in. To date, there are no marijuana-derived medications that are FDA-approved for treating conditions associated with pregnancy, including nausea.
However, marijuana is the illicit drug most commonly used by pregnant women, with rates doubling since Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Marijuana drug dangers by Gary L. Somdahl; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Drug abuse, Drug use, Juvenile literature, Marijuana, Psychological aspects, Psychological aspects of Marijuana, Teenagers; Places: United States.
The dangers of teens using marijuana Date: Septem Source: Loyola University Health System Summary: Whether states should legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use is a hot.
Medical marijuana, also called marinol (Dronabinol), is a synthetic form of marijuana. It comes in mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg capsules and is used for the treatment of poor appetite and food intake with weight loss in people with acquired immune deficiency syndrome and for the nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy in individuals who have not responded adequately to usual treatments for.
The marijuana lobby typically responds to this fact by saying that pot-smoking is a response to mental illness, not the cause of it—that people with psychiatric issues use marijuana to self. But on 4/20, a day that many have come to know as a “stoner holiday,” we believe it is an appropriate time to give cannabis addiction the focus it deserves.
Below, we’ll discuss the common defenses in favor of cannabis before explaining the many dangers of the drug and how one may recover from addiction to marijuana. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine sorted thro studies to determine the good and bad health effects of marijuana.
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Marijuana is the most common ly used psychotropic drug in the United States, after alcohol. 1 Its use is widespread among young people. Inmore than million young adults used marijuana in the past year.1 According to the. Monitoring the Future survey, rates of past year marijuana use among middle and high school students haveFile Size: KB.
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Free shipping for many products!The marijuana lobby views Anslinger as a racist anticannabis fanatic who exaggerated the drug’s dangers to convince Congress to prohibit it. They’re partly right. Anslinger was openly racist, and marijuana’s association with immigrants from Mexico undoubtedly fueled the drive for ed on: Febru In a report entitled “Marijuana,” the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada noted that even if one ignores the dangers of the hallucinogenic ingredient (tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC), smoking pot is still very damaging to human health: “Regardless of the THC content, the amount of tar inhaled by marijuana smokers and the level of carbon.