Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Marijuana is one of the illegal drugs most widely used all over the world. It is also known as ‘ganja’. This drug is easily available in the United States. This is the reason that almost everyone is having this drug and its number is increasing every day. Marijuana is the leaves in dry form which are filled in the cigarette sometimes. One of the big reasons why people smoke marijuana is that it relaxes the smoker’s mind which makes them completely forget their tensions, problems and troubles.

Different people consume this drug in different amounts. Some people remain in the influence of this drug while others take a small quantity of this every day and many are occasional smokers who smoke at different times weekly or monthly.

marijuana Why Do People Use Marijuana?

Maybe peer pressure is the reason why people smoke marijuana but there is no solid reason why people smoke marijuana. It could also be a habit acquired from someone in the family or it could be just a try for tasting the drug.

Affects of Marijuana

1- Marijuana has a direct affect on the heart which increases the chances of heart attack to a great extent. It also highly excites the person increasing the heart rate up to 25 % and 50 %. Research also reveals that it also badly affects the oxygen supply.

2- Lung cancer can be caused from the high quantity intake of marijuana. The carcinogenic hydrocarbon level is very high in marijuana as compared to normal smoking. The respiratory system is also affected due to this addiction which causes a burning feeling in the throat and tongue.

3- The brain is also affected badly by marijuana. A person loses his concentration, talking ability and he is not able to see things clearly after consuming this drug. A person influenced by marijuana becomes more sensitive and emotional and mostly it increases stress instead of decreasing.

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