How to tell if a person using marijuana.
The dried leaves, flower tops and stems of the Cannabis Sativa plant, AKA, marijuana, Mary Jane, pot, ganja, hemp, weed and a host of other names, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States today. Its use is on the decline according to national surveys such as National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, (NHSDA), but the numbers of young people using is still far too many to tolerate.
When first using, there may be few noticeable changes in the individual. Even in the initial stages of marijuana abuse, though, there are some indicators that, added up, can point the finger right to the dope smoking.
Some short term effects of marijuana use:
Long term use effects can include:
If you suspect someone you know is using marijuana, the wrong thing to do about it is nothing. Smoking marijuana is unhealthy and can be highly psychologically addictive.
It is also illegal.
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