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IN Lifestyle ON 27 Jan, 2016
Marijuana, which is also known as cannabis, is often controversial suggest. Sure, it is now legal in more places and countries than before, but there is still debate going around about the overall effects of marijuana. Everyone knows that it is a psychoactive drug that has been utilized for treating people with cancer, but what about the effects of marijuana when you are in class or when you are doing sports? It sounds silly to even do these activities while you are high, but it is an inquiry nonetheless.
Moreover, marijuana is considered as a medicinal and a recreational drug. Aside from making you incredibly hungry, it can make you feel relaxed and have a better sensory experience. Still, there are some effects that still need further scientific research. For now, here are the 8 common myths about marijuana.
Actually, the potency of marijuana has significantly increased throughout the years. Back in the 1960s, the THC content of marijuana was only wavering between 3-4 percent. Now, the potency of marijuana can reach as much as 13%.
When you consume marijuana, the active substance called THC will affect the portions of your brain that deal with movement, precision, and coordination. So, you can even have a serious injury if you somehow decided to do some intense athletic moves while being high.
Just like when you're doing something sporty, marijuana would obviously affect your ability to pay attention in class. The hippocampus of your brain will be affected, and you will find it quite difficult to critically analyze the lessons.
Simply put, there is no way to fool a drug test that you did not take marijuana recently. The only way, if you are really desperate and if the conditions are met, is to present a different person's urine.
Just like how marijuana potency has drastically increased, there are now quite a lot of various marijuana for you to choose and consume.
While marijuana is not exactly considered as an addictive substance, it is not that easy to quit the habit, especially if you are one of those heavy smokers.
While marijuana consumption is popular, not everyone gets addicted to the substance. In fact, data suggests that only 9% of adults are addicted to marijuana.
Actually, George Washington planted hemp in his backyard, not marijuana. In general, hemp refers to the industrial varieties of Cannabis and the products made out of it.