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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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Tell me effects of marijuana on the body?

Tell me effects of marijuana on the body?

Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more

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What negative effects can marijuana have on the body?

What negative effects can marijuana have on the body?

Depends: This would depend on the age of the smoker and the amount/ duration smoked. Exposure during adolescence is of great concern as there are multiple harmful impacts including increased risk of psychosis and other mental health disorders, increased risk of other illicit drug use, increased risk of school dropout and educational underachievement as well as increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. ...Read more

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What does marijuana actually do to your body, as in long and short term side effects, that I can explain to my 18 year old nephew who will not quit?

What does marijuana actually do to your body, as in long and short term side effects, that I can explain to my 18 year old nephew who will not quit?

Marijuana: In the short-term, mj can cause feeling of euphoria and increased appetite, which are not necessarily bad things. But it can impair your ability to perform tasks requiring concentration like driving a car, make you sleepy with red eyes,  reduced social inhibition and reduced short-term memory or anxiety. Long-term side effects include infertility due to reduced libido and low testosterone. ...Read more

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What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

Many complex effects: Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but may impair memory & concentration. Marijuana contains over 100 different medically active compounds & we are still learning what they do. See my comments for links. ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuana and doxycycline have negative effects on my body if taken together?

Will smoking marijuana and doxycycline have negative effects on my body if taken together?

Probably not: Since marijuana is, for whatever reason, illegal, it is impossible to study the interactions as it is with alcohol. This is unfortunate, but I very much doubt there's any danger here. I feel life offers too much else for me to be passive and self-absorbed, and I try to obey even the laws I may disagree with. But it's your choice. Peace and love. ...Read more

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How can I clean my body of marijuana?

How can I clean my body of marijuana?

Cannabis Detox: To rid your body of Cannabis, do not smoke anymore. It can take up to one month for the THC levels in your system to no longer register on a urine drug screen. THC is stored in the body's fat cells and can take up to six months to be completely gone from your system. That's how you do it, one day at a time. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long for marijuana to leave the body?

How long for marijuana to leave the body?

Long time: A study on prisoners that checked the blood levels until they were clear showed that infrequent users, the time from the last reported drug use until the last positive specimen was five to 12 days. Frequent users took 22 to 27 days to clear their systems. ...Read more

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What's the effect of marijuana on the body?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What's the effect of marijuana on the body?

Pot: Pot use does harm to the brain & body. Refer to the diagram for details. ...Read more

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What can marijuana do to your body if a child?

What can marijuana do to your body if a child?

Nothing good: Smoking mj, tobacco, or any other harmful substance in the house, car, or elsewhere near a child means that child is a passive smoker, which is never good for his/her lungs. Because of smaller body surface area, children can get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs development & increases risk for accidents. Mj passes thru breast milk, also. ...Read more

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Research about how long marijuana stays in the body?

Research about how long marijuana stays in the body?

Many sites: You are welcome to "google" this as much as you want, for your research. You'll discover that marijuana stays in your system longer the more frequently you use it. Thc (the active ingredient in marijuana) is stored in your fat -- and can be detectable in your urine for months, depending on your habit. ...Read more

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What chemicals in marijuana negatively effect your body?

No clear answer: This substance has been a part of life in the US, albeit illegal, for the past century. It seems to make people happy, loopy, non-violent, and maybe dumb. The health consequences are not so obvious as excess alcohol or use of the other illegal drugs. The smoke does exacerbate lung troubles. I'd urge you to "be high on life", embracing all that it offers with a clear mind. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in the body's fa cells after it's use?

A Very long time: Partly depends on whether it is used on a regular basis or intermittently. It does accumulate in fat tissue and takes weeks to be completely excreted. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana remain in the body's fat cells after its use?

2 days to 30: Depends on how much u used to take, for one time use, it may be 2 days, but chronic use, may continues to stay in your system for 30 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take synthetic marijuana (spice, k2, etc.) to be out of your body after just 2 hits for a first time user?

How long does it take synthetic marijuana (spice, k2, etc.) to be out of your body after just 2 hits for a first time user?

Impossible to say: Synthetic marijuana contains unidentified herbs, along with being sprayed by chemical approximations of thc that are also unidentified. The manufacturers frequently change their formulas to escape legal sanction. Without knowing the exact contents of what you took, we can't know "how long" your body will need to process it. Please don't expose yourself to further dangers like this. ...Read more

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How to quickly rid the body of marijuana?

Stop using it: Your body has to process what you put in it, and it has metabolic pathways to do this. However, these have their own timeline and you cannot rush them. Best way to make sure there's no marijuana in your body is not to use it, period. Depending on frequency of use, your urine could be positive for thc for days to weeks after last use. It's stored in fat, and stays in hair up to 90 days too. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in the human body?

Time MJ in system: The length of time marijuana stays in the body is dependent on many factors. Distribution, metabolism, and elimination. These in turn are affected by the amount of fat one has. Mj often is released slowly from fat so it can be in the system for weeks to a month or so. ...Read more

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Answers from the doctors...What does marijuana do to your body?

Answers from the doctors...What does marijuana do to your body?

Variable.: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, rapid heart rate or feel hungry. Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the toxins to leave your body after you smoke marijuana?

Weeks: The effects of smoking marijuana fade quickly, but the drug, known affectionately as "weed, " can be detected in the body for weeks and sometimes longer. How long it remains in the system depends on how often or how much marijuana the user has been smoking. ...Read more

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I had been feeling very anxious and disconnected from my body 7 days after one-time marijuana use.?

This is: A rather common side effect from initial use of cannabis....your symptoms should subside normally but if continues for another few days seek some medical advice from your Primary Care Professional...

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I smoked a drugs last 1 year ago, I smoked, ice, marijuana, khashkhas, and I wanna know how many years if I no smoke my body will clean at all?

I smoked a drugs last 1 year ago, I smoked, ice, marijuana, khashkhas, and I wanna know how many years if I no smoke my body will clean at all?

Clear in a month: Most of the drugs you say you smoke, are undetectable in the urine after one month. My best advice is for you to continue to refrain from all of the dangerous drugs you mentioned. Good for you for getting clean. ...Read more

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In severe pain all over my body and I smoke a lil marijuana along with pain meds?

In severe pain all over my body and I smoke a lil marijuana along with pain meds?

Non-specific: Do you have a question? If you in excruciating pain this is concerning and you should go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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How many seconds until all the THC is absorbed into the body while smoking marijuana?

Just a few: I don't know the exact answer but when you smoke marijuana it is absorbed within a few seconds and immediately transported to your brain, so people will feel the effects within seconds of smoking it. This allows users to titrate their dose, as they can tell right away when they have achieved a level that feels appropriate and (hopefully) know when they have had enough... ...Read more

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