Regardless of how many t-shirts and caps you see engraved with marijuana leaves or whatever groups sing about it, remember: you do not have to consume marijuana just because you have the impression that everyone else consumes it. The reality is that most teenagers do not consume marijuana!
What are the short-term effects of marijuana use? (THC – Tetrahydrocannabinol)
– learning and memorizing issues
– visual disturbances (visual, auditory, tactile, space-time)
– difficulty in thinking and solving problems
– loss of balance
– Increased heart rate
These effects are more intense when marijuana is combined with other drugs. [Read more…]