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Marijuana FACTS THC = Drug in Marijuana Mind Altering Psychologically & Physiologically Addictive In Body for Weeks-Months 4x More Tar than Cigarettes.

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1 Marijuana FACTS THC = Drug in Marijuana Mind Altering Psychologically & Physiologically Addictive In Body for Weeks-Months 4x More Tar than Cigarettes Fat Soluble – Deposits in Brain, Testes, & Ovaries Penetrates Placenta Gateway – Other Drugs Does not effect brain stem (breathing = not likely fatal)

2 Marijuana SHORT TERM Blood Shot Eyes Impairs Tracking Ability Dry Throat & More Thirsty Slurred Speech Impaired Coordination Slow reflexes Impaired judgment Distorted Sense of Time & Distance Sleepiness Relaxation Increased Hunger Intense Anxiety Increased Heart Rate Loss of Short Term Memory

3 Marijuana LONG TERM Weakens Immune System Increased Respiratory Infections, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Lung Cancer Increased Blood Pressure Impaired Memory & Learning Anxiety & Panic Attacks Decreased Motivation May Damage Reproductive System

4 Hallucinogens/Psychedelics SHORT TERM Sensory Illusions, Distortions of Reality, Dizziness & Weakness, Enhanced Emotions, Out of Body Feelings, Increased Energy, Loss of Judgment HEALTH RISKS Panic & Self Injury, Memory Loss & Flashbacks, Ecstasy = Hyperthermia, Heart Attack, DEATH K & PCP = Numbness & Dangerously Slow Breathing EXAMPLES Mushrooms LSD Ecstasy Ketamine PCP

5 Hallucinogens: Ecstasy

6 Hallucinogens: LSD


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