What is Cannabis?
Cannabis is a drug that is smoked. It is also taken
by mouth . It comes from the hemp plant.
What are the Effects of Using Cannabis?
Possible effects of using cannabis are loss of appetite,
impaired memory, concentration, and knowledge retention, and loss
of coordination. You also have more vivid sense of sight, taste,
small, and hearing. Stronger doses cause fluctuating (changing constantly)
emotions and thoughts that are in bits and pieces. A person may become
disoriented. Cannabis may cause irritation to the lungs, may cause
cancer, may irritate your respiratory system, may cause severe mental disorders
and a temporary feeling of happiness.
What happens if you take too much?
If you take an overdose of cannabis, you will have
symptoms that are fatigue (temporary decrease of ability to function) lack
or coordination, psychosis (any severe mental disorder), and paranoia (an
irrational distrust). If you try to withdraw, you may get some of
the same symptoms. These symptoms are hyperactivity, less appetite,
and inability to sleep.
What are some possible affects of misuse?
Indications that someone has misused cannabis are
animated behavior, loud talking, followed by sleepiness, dilated pupils,
bloodshot eyes, loss of coordination, eyes not giving the correct information
to the brain, and having trouble seeing.