KH 3000. Marijuana. Presented by: Leonede Buller Mishinda DeBose B.Jermaine Price Edricka Burnett Towanda Smith Shameika Averett. M arijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant.
Leonede Buller Mishinda DeBose
B.Jermaine Price Edricka Burnett
Towanda Smith Shameika Averett
Also known as pot, herb, grass, weed, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, reefer, blunt, or chronic and some 200 others
Euphoria, heighten of subjective sensory experiences, hallucinations, fantasies, paranoia, laid-back attitude
Dryness of the mouth, reddening of the eyes, impaired motor skills and memory function, lapse of attention, frequent hunger attacks “munchies”, and feelings of depersonalizationShort Term Effects…the effects of Marijuana are influenced by users expectations and past experiences
reproductive system (decrease in testosterone, decreased sperm count, abnormality of sperm, impaired fetal growth and development), physical dependency, leads to subsequent use of cocaine and heroineLong term effects
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and The National Institute on Drug Abuse
3. Create an environment in which patients are motivated, are invested in their own recovery, recognize incentives and disincentives of behavior, and accept the consequences of behavior
4. Creating an environment in which healing can take place, where there is consistency leadership and research
lack of awareness about marijuana
It is a social activity, and
Teens are at a loss for
Social activities right now.
“When you go to a concert
Or go dancing, the thing to
Do is smoke dope.
Rebecca Carpenter, 15
Lincoln High student (Portland, Oregon)