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Temporary Insanity Effects of Marijuana on Teens There are many reasons why teens start smoking marijuana Young people mostly have friends brothers or sisters who use marijuana and pressure them to try it Because marijuana is portrayed in music videos on television etc many users think it is cool to be apart of the drug scene Nevertheless teenage users need to become more aware of the short-term long-term and deterrent objectives that marijuana is associated with The short-term effects of using marijuana make many wonder why someone would use the dysfunctional drug Marijuana likes to play with chemicals in the brain allowing the memory and learning sections to become distorted The way an individual thinks is altered after only a few inhalations What you always wanted to think is exactly what you ponder when feeling high Second another effect is hazy perception whether it is visual or mental Your ability to see hear or move go from being unconsciously done to being concentrated upon Last short-term effects may include increased heart rates anxiety and panic attacks Marijuana quickly starts to tamper with the human body causing certain physical attributes to malfunction or overreact The short-term high from marijuana may only be several hours long yet the overall distortion it causes should be enough for people to turn it down Long-term effects from using marijuana are more focused on respiratory attributes in the human body Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol also known as THC is found in marijuana and plays a very important role in its effects The high THC levels in marijuana are similar to those found in cigarettes It is of no wonder why the chemicals in marijuana can increase the chances of cancer later in life Moreover the THC levels have a long-term neurological effect on some users Though memory loss is associated as being a short-term effect it can become long-term as well People who smoke marijuana tend to damage cells and
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