Over 4 million people in the US are reportedly Cannabis addicts. It is manhandled and a unlawful substance.
The plant from which Cannabis is derived is cannabis. The method of preparation involves drying the plant and grinding it into crumbs which are then smoked like a pipe or cigarette. There are other forms of the drug which are ingested too.
These include edibles like candies and baked items containing the substance and provide similar results as when smoked.
Many cannabis users prefer using it as a semisolid viscous substance obtained from the cannabis plant as cannabis is more potent in this form. More popularly called "dabs", this substance may be in a dense liquid form, a semisolid form, or a solid form whose vapours are then inhaled. Wax, budder and shatter are other names for dabs.
In some states, Cannabis is consumed both medically and recreationally. Doctors prescribe Cannabis for providing relief from pain, improving appetite, and reducing stress. In entertainment and attributing to its calming effects, Cannabis is used to attain the notorious "buzz." "pot", "dope", "ganja", "grass", "weed", and "maryjane" are some of Cannabis street name.
In some states it is legal and in some it is not. Triggered by varied feelings and propaganda, it is still unclear about the risks associated with Cannabis addiction.
Cannabis Effects And Misuse
Cannabis being a psychoactive substance, it alters the user's mode of perceiving things. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the chemical that causes most of the drugs' effects.
Different users experience different effects depending on how the substance is consumed. When smoked, Cannabis offers faster but short-lived results as compared to when it is used orally.
Because of the intense amount of THC, the impact of dabs is immediate as well as it lasts for many hours. Impacts of Cannabis are:
Feeling of pleasure
Hallucination of mild nature
Increased food cravings
It is impossible for someone to die as a direct result of Cannabis overdose, but cannabis sends more people to the emergency room than most other drugs. Most of these hospital visits are blamed on accidents caused by intoxicated individuals.
The Increasing Thc Content In Cannabis Today
Since the 1960's, the amount of THC content of Cannabis is increased by 300 % which influence the cannabis abuse and patience. Today the increased amount of THC in Cannabis has increased boozing related danger and has also increased danger of addiction.
Cannabis addiction is very real and someone dependent on it loses interest in other things in life.
Obsession Of Cannabis
As most addictions develop, Cannabis addiction is a possibility that develops as rapidly as any other. Cannabis increases the production of dopamine in the brain just like other drugs.
To feel normal and ordinary, the user's brain gets reconstructed. Using the drug will temporarily result in production of the neurochemical at the normal levels. Desire to stop using Cannabis and being unable to achieve that is a clear indication of dependency on the substance.
Personal life of anyone can also be affected by the Cannabis drug. The risks associated to Cannabis and its chronic use can lead to the following consequences:
Problems with law enforcement agencies
Low grades in School and College
Difficulties within work
Impaired learning and difficulty to remember new things
You are a addict, if you are continuously taking Cannabis drug knowing its negative effects. In this case, it is critically vital to get acquainted with the signs and consequences of falling victim to Cannabis addiction.
Cannabis Leading To Other Drug Use
Cannabis is considered a gateway substance in that most people who start using it end up opting for other powerful drugs such as Cocaine. The position of Cannabis as a Gateway Drug is mostly associated to teenage drug use, as teenagers are much more likely to experiment with other, stronger drugs. In past few years, more and more people have started abusing Cannabis, and majority of them being in their teen years. Smoking Cannabis as a teen causes you be at a higher risk of producing a addiction to Cannabis or to a harder drug in the future.
Statistics About Cannabis Use
Taking Care Of Cannabis Obsession
Individuals who have been using the Cannabis drug for ages sometimes tried to quit or stop using drug by themselves. Seeking help if you are a Cannabis addict is a smart option. Treatment options are far more simple than with other drugs, and are as simple as visiting a group or going to counselling. Get in touch; 0800 772 3971 we can help you.