Marijuana is an herb, it is a greenish-grey mixture of Cannabis sativa, most of the people smoke this drug in hand-rolled cigarettes. In Canada it is used for both medication and reproduction purposes.
It is named as Anashca, Blunt, Bud, Cannabis sativa, Charas, Dope, Esrar, Banji and Bhang
Before 1960’s it was considered illegal. In 2001, Marijuana was legally used for medicines in Canada. Canada’s first license for recreational cannabis distribution was awarded to Organigram Holdings by the province New Brunswick. This marked a milestone for Cannabis distribution in Canada. In 2001’s, Canada starts a health program of marijuana, managed by Health care of Canada.
Uses of Marijuana:
Cannabis can be used in medicines, for the treatment of pain. It is also use to slow down the immune system after kidney transplant.
It can be used in brew leaves especially when it is consumed for medical purposes.
It is frequently used in food:
Medical Benefits of marijuana:
Following are the medical benefits of marijuana:
Control cancer cells of spreading:
Marijuana actually works to slow down the growth of tumor in breast, brain and lungs.
Marijuana can be used to treat glaucoma. Marijuana lowers the pressure inside the eye, which increases the pressure in the eyeball, injuring the optic nerve and causing loss of vision.
Improve auto immune disorder:
It is used to treat Systemic lupus Erythematosus which is an auto-immune disorder. In this situation body starts attacking itself for unknown reason.
Protects Brain Stroke:
This leave helps your brain from traumatic situation like consciousness.
Control Muscular Spams:
Smoking Cannabis able to calm the attacks immediately, relaxing the muscles of diaphragm.
Eliminate Night Mares:
Marijuana is helpful sleeping aid, then other medications.
: It increases the chances of heart attack. Cannabis might cause rapid heartbeat, short-term high blood pressure.
Marijuana is addictive:
People who regularly use marijuana got addictive to it. If the person is not taking the dose, he will show addicted symptoms. People who use Cannabis in the age of 14 are four to seven times most likely to develop Cannabis disorder than adults.
Effects of Marijuana:
Research has shown that, Cannabis has negative effects on attention, memory and learning. It directly effects the addicted Brain, they lose neurons in the hippocampus area of brain, which is responsible for your learning procedure. Cannabis smoke is an irritant to the throat and lungs Like tobacco smoke and can cause a heavy cough during use. It raises the chances of cancer.
Regular use of marijuana causes more symptoms of chronic bronchitis than those who do not smoke.
Some of the stomach effects of Cannabis are as follows.
- It effects the heat rate of stomach
- Dry mouth
- Redness of eyes
- Sensation of hot and cold
- Muscular Relaxation
Combination with other drugs:
Cannabis increases food enjoyment and interest in food.
Effects in pregnancy:
There is limited evidence for this in humans at this time. Cannabis consumption in pregnancy may leads to:
- restrictions in growth of the fetus
- cognitive deficits in offspring based on animal studies
Dosage of Marijuana:
In scientific result following dosage had been studies
Tables and medicine:
One to five capsules containing Cannabis extract standardized to contain 2.5 mg of Tetrahydrocannabinol and 0.8-1.8 mg of Cannabinol has been taken twice daily for 12 weeks.
It has been used daily for up to 2 years extract product standardized to contain
- 27 mg/mL of Tetrahydrocannabinol
- 25 mg/mL of Cannabidiol
Moreover, Cannabis is more dangerous for mental health in term of attention, decision making and learning.