Hi I'm Freddy and I'm going to teach you about Cannabis/Marijuana
Marijuana has many street names such as dope, weed, pot and many others
The effects of Marijuana on the body are often immediate. When marijuana is smoked THC and other chemicals are passed into the bloodstream which carries them to the brain
Effects of smoking marijuana are hallucinations, bloodshot eyes, increased heart rate, low blood pressure and increased apetite
Teens smoke marijuana for many different reasons. They can be peer pressured into it, many use it as a way to cope and relief them from stress, some teens smoke marijuana when they're bored. Music videos, especially rap contain lots of marijuana, this gives more teens a belief that marijuana is a harmless drug leading them to wanting to try it.
More teens are smoking marijuana because it is becoming far easier to access you can get in contact with a dealer through social media apps like Snapchat, Intagram and any other messenger app.