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Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Marijuana s/e: Depending on the frequency and extent of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke, some research suggests you will have some of it's harmful effects. You're getting marijuana into your system by inhaling it secondhand with likely effects based on how you've reacted to it in the past. I hope this helps. ...Read more

Marijuana (Cannibis) Use (Definition)

Marijuana ("pot") intoxication is the euphoria, relaxation, and sometimes undesirable side effects that can occur when people use marijuana. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. The drug is usually smoked, but is sometimes eaten. Today, there are more than 12 million marijuana users in the United States and more than 300 million regular users worldwide. ...Read more


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Can passive exposure to marijuana cause an anxiety attack?

Can passive exposure to marijuana cause an anxiety attack?

Yes it can: It can also induce psychosis in predisposed people and can cause amotivational sdr after long term use. ...Read more

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Smoked marijuana daily for 8 years, 2 of which I used apples as makeshift pipes. Have been experiencing allergies. Concerned about pesticide exposure?

Smoked marijuana daily for 8 years, 2 of which I used apples as makeshift pipes. Have been experiencing allergies. Concerned about pesticide exposure?

Apple pipe: No greater risk to pesticide exposure than if you ate the apple. Most pesticide residue if any is found on the peel of the apple not the inside. Do you have allergy symptoms during or after smoking? If so you might be sensitive to the marijuana. ...Read more

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Is marijuana more dangerous if you smoke it or if you eat it (e.g. pot brownies)?

Is marijuana more dangerous if you smoke it or if you eat it (e.g. pot brownies)?

Danger Pot Brownies: Ingesting THC infused foods is more dangerous. With smoking euphoria is stated to be within 3-10 minutes vs ingestion is within 1-3 hours. Users get inpatient when eating; therefore, they'll eat more THC infused foods back to back. THC then stacks up in blood stream. Regulation of THC in foods is not standardized and therefore the risk of OD is even higher!! Psychosis, hallucinations, etc. ...Read more

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I smoke too much marijuana, should I stop?

Yes: You are damaging your brain by using weed.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for you if you smoke it?

Is marijuana bad for you if you smoke it?

Yes: You've probably heard the standard warnings about addiction, marijuana being a gateway drug, what smoking does to your lungs, what marijuana does to your memory etc. Please see: http://teens. Drugabuse. Gov/drug-facts/marijuana I hope this helps. Take good care of your health. ...Read more

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How is marijuana smoke detrimental to health?

How is marijuana smoke detrimental to health?

Damage lungs and. ..: The smoke from marijuana causes tars, and other substances to be deposited in your lung tissues, damaging the lining, making oxygen transfer more difficult. It also damages the neurochemistry of the brain, leaving changes that can be permanent. The more you smoke, the more damage you leave. ...Read more

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What happens if someone smokes tainted marijuana?

Tainted With What?: The answer depends very much on what might be mixed with the marijuana. The possibilities are varied with many possible negative effects, including moodiness, agitation, sedation, and possible psychotic symptoms. ...Read more

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What effects can marijuana have on a child if neighbor smokes?

What effects can marijuana have on a child if neighbor smokes?

Two issues: This smoke has the same effect in increasing frequency of respiratory & ear infections (2-3x) as cigarette smoke. There is also some conflicting data suggesting contribution to learning disabilities. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in your system if only smoked once?

How long does marijuana stay in your system if only smoked once?

Cannabis: Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana use can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). ...Read more

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What are the effects of a child being exposed to marijuana smoke?

Prematurity: A study just reported a sharp increase in premature births if mom smokes mj. These 3000 mom's were followed for 8 years, so the study has robust statistics. Exposing an older child to mj means you're smoking in front of them, which means you are teaching your children to be drug users. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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After how long does marijuana leave your system if you smoked only once?

After how long does marijuana leave your system if you smoked only once?

Marijuana use: If you truly have used marijuana only 1 time, it will be detectable in your urine for 5-8 days. However, it's stored in your fat -- so may still be found in your hair follicles for several months. ...Read more

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So what will happen if someone takes ecstasy and smokes marijuana afterward?

So what will happen if someone takes ecstasy and smokes marijuana afterward?

No science here: Mdma / ecstasy is now a familiar recreational drug, less deadly than cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine but with some effects that may be serious and are under study. So far, there's no scientific work or pop wisdom on its interaction with cannabis. Whatever the wisdom of the laws, these substances are illegal and the supplies unregulated. Peace and love. ...Read more

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Smoked marijuana 2 weeks ago, did a test, tested positive, what can I do to test clean?

Abstain/test again: Unfortunately this drug attaches to fat cells in your body and releases/leaves on its own time schedule. Depending on the quantity of exposure it could show up in your pee for weeks to months. There is no meds, diet or exercise that will flush it sooner. ...Read more

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Can somebody test positive for marijuana if they are around it a lot but never smoke it?

Probably not: Anything is possible.... Since there is no universal definition of a positive test for marijuana (how much needs to show up to be positive), it could happen. However generally the amount you would get from second hand smoke is at least ten times less than the amount to make a test positive. ...Read more

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So I have Buergers diease and smoke prescribed marijuana, that will affect my buergers diease??

Probably not good: Definitely discuss this situation w/ ALL of your physicians. Perhaps there is another method for obtaining the cannabis benefits - children are prescribed smokeless forms. Preventing any compromise in blood oxygen levels seems critical. ...Read more

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I have heard it said that the effects of marijuana in edibles lasts up to twice as long as when smoked?

True: This is due to slower absorption when digested versus inhaled. Especially when mixed with food, drugs taken by mouth (whether cannabis or a prescribed pharmaceutical) are absorbed gradually. This lengthens their overall duration of action compared to the same drug that enters the bloodstream immediately via injection or inhalation. ...Read more

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I think I smoked too much marijuana and now apparently my memory kind of sucks, it there a way to fix it?

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I think I smoked too much marijuana and now apparently my memory kind of sucks, it there a way to fix it?

Pot: After you have been abstinent and in treatment, ask your physician to refer to neuropsychiatric assessment to pinpoint extent of memory loss and cognitive functions, and give idea re. Prognosis. ...Read more

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I am 300 plus pounds and I smoked marijuana less than a gram about 18 days ago is it out of my system yet?

No: 30-30 days is required to clear the body of marijuana. It is stored in the body's fat cells and slowly clears. ...Read more

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I Smoked marijuana last night and I feel scared now. How long until this feeling goes away, how do I make It go away?

Marijuana: Most likely you have developed the short term side effect of Marijuana which is Anxiety, this should go away pretty soon.
remember that if you continue using it chronically you could develop trouble fighting diseases, getting Mood disorder, lose ur ability to learn, reduce ur sex ability and also suppress your Immune system. ...Read more

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If I smoke a gram a day and I am due june 11 will marijuana still be in mine and my baby's system if I quit a month before she comes?

Please reconsider: Oh my gosh, your question makes me so sad for your unborn child. It sounds like you plan to continue using and stop prior to detection. Please, please think this over. You may feel remorseful about this if your precious baby girl is born with serious health problems due to cannabis abuse. I encourage you to talk candidly with your obstetrician about your use so that you can come off the thc now. ...Read more

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If I smoked 3 grams of marijuana in one night, how long would it take to leave my system? I was a chronic user up until a month ago.

If I smoked 3 grams of marijuana in one night, how long would it take to leave my system? I was a chronic user up until a month ago.

A long time: The half-life of THC, which is the active ingredient in marijuana is 30 days. In other words, 30 days after you completely stop using marijuana, 1/2 of it is still in your system. 60 days later 1/4 is still in your system. 90 days later 1/8 (12.5%) is still in your system. THC is fat soluble, so it gets in all your fat cells & slowly diffuses out. Your brain is 60% fat. ...Read more

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I am 5'6 167 lbs. I smoked everyday until 45 days ago. I worked out hard. 1 mile + a day then weights. Will I pass a marijuana test?

I am 5'6 167 lbs. I smoked everyday until 45 days ago. I worked out hard. 1 mile + a day then weights. Will I pass a marijuana test?

There is a strong: Possibility that you will not pass the test - regardless of what you do. This is a test that can't be cheated. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in your system? I haven't smoked since 3 months ago an im wonderin how long does it stay in your system?

How long does marijuana stay in your system? I haven't smoked since 3 months ago an im wonderin how long does it stay in your system?

It depends...: The answer depends on how much and how often you used it in the past. For those who use marijuana occasionally it will be out of your system within a few days. For regular users it will stay longer but it is almost always out of your system within 90 days, although there are reports of extremely heavy users having traces for up to 10 months! ...Read more

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I have a good friend who smokes synthetic marijuana everyday. Can synthetic marijuana be addicting? He said he feels like it is sometimes.

Sort of: One of the defining characteristics of addictive substances is they promote tolerance and they cause a withdrawal syndrome. These are not as well defined for thc as other drugs, marijuana use can become disruptive to one's life and work and relationships so it does fit some of the other criteria of addiction. ...Read more

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I recently smoked marijuana. This is my second time doing it. And now I just don't feel the same it's been 2 days, I just wanna feel normal again?

Check up: Please let your parents or any other adult in your life know how you feel immediately so you can get medical attention. If you are by yourself call 911 so you can go to the hospital. Try not to use this drug again as it is not good for your health. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you have marijuana withdraws or feel effects more then 1 month. If you smoked for 5 years? I quit a month ago feel out of it still kinda.

Marijuana withdrawal: Yes there can be a protracted withdrawal from marijuana. Usually anxiety, poor sleep and irritability. You could also be unmasking an underlying anxiety/ depression. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

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


Ganja (Definition)

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