Marijuana. Chapter 22 Lesson Pg. 598-600. Seattle Washington Approved recreation use on 12-7-12. Marijuana Papers video. What is the most commonly used drug in the U.S. How does marijuana affect memory? How long can marijuana stay in your body?
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Chapter 22 Lesson
Approved recreation use on 12-7-12
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There is increasing evidence that marijuana is addicting. Marijuana raises levels of dopamine in the brain (pleasure chemical).
When dopamine levels wear off (drops), often dramatically, the experience is know as a crash.
Even when users recognized that it was causing problems in their lives, they still continued using.
When heavy users stop using, they experience withdrawal symptoms.
3. On the school Playground
2. Is there a danger to the child, is the child being neglected, is there a safety hazard that could potentially put the child in harms way.
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Slowed mental reflexes
May suffer sudden feelings of anxiety and paranoia
Difficulty remembering events that just happened (problems with learning)
Problems at work or school may develop
Trouble with thinking and problem solving.
Loss of coordination and concentration
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/08/exp-jvm-pot-legalization.hln (VIDEO CLIP)