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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use or for medicinal purposes.


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How bad is marijuana?

How bad is marijuana?

Addiction= disease: Marijuana is not bad. Using marijuana may be harmful. Disease is not a moral problem. Neither the addict or the drug is bad. ...Read more

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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use or for medicinal purposes.


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Can a small child die from eating marijuana brownies?

Can a small child die from eating marijuana brownies?

Yes.: Don't forget that much of street marijuana is contaminated with pesticides or other drugs. ...Read more

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Sexual health (Tip)

Sexual health

Did you know that marijuana use markedly lowers testosterone levels in men? ...See 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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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 ?

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 ?

Baby is already here: Look, your baby is already here on the physical plane, inside you. Everything you do affects her. Your body -- including the nutrients or toxins you put into it -- is creating hers, cell by cell. She has a life force that's hers, taking over from what you give her. She can't be on her own yet, yet she is here in terms of your being able to love her or poison her. Which do you choose? Good luck. ...Read more

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Exercising Your Brain (Tip)

Exercising Your Brain

Myth: all pot or marijuana users feel relaxed. Fact: many feel paranoia. ...See more

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What's the significance of marijuana?

What's the significance of marijuana?

Using it, right?: Mj has been linked to a 3-fold increase in schizophrenia. It's use has been linked to decreased brain function, & linked to shrinkage of the thalamus, an important brain structure that controls or modulates neural activity. All in all, a wolf in sheep's clothing. In many cases it is definitely a gateway drug introducing acceptance to other drug experimentation & possibly addictions. It's illegal. ...Read more

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How dangerous is marijuana?

Somewhat to very: Marijuana is no longer the mellow 70s drug that it is frequently referenced as. Growers have bred it to be many times as potent and sellers even lace it with other chemicals (bleach, formaldehyde, cocaine) to enhance the experience. ...Read more

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ADHD (Tip)

ADHD

Do: have fixed routine & stick to it. Don't use chocolate, decongestants, marijuana or antihistamines. ...See more

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What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana?

What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana?

Need a standard : Prop 215 legalized mmj in ca. The problem with it is it unscientifically listed numerous diseases & symptoms a dr can recommended it for. Allowing drs to prescribe it is fine. But approving it for a myriad of diseases with no scientific basis created a huge problem. Now there are more dispensaries than 7-11s. An 18 year old can get mmj for insomnia in lieu of sleep hygiene education from his gp! ...Read more

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Ganja (Definition)

Ganja is also known as Marijuana. Ganja is a Sanskrit word ...Read more


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