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Unformatted text preview: Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 1 Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 2 Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 3 Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 4 MDMA (ecstasy) tablets Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 5 U.S. Marijuana Use Among Youth Past Month 1978 - 2002 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 8th Grade 10th Grade 12th Grade 15% 10% 5% 0% 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 1998 2002 6 Cannabis sativa Cannabis indica Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 7 Cannabis ruderalis Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 8 THC Content of Cannabis Marijuana Sinsemilla Hashish Hash oil Range 0.4% to 9.5% *Avg.. 3.33% 6.0% to 14% up to 14% 6.66% 5.69% up to 40% 10.30% *Department of Justice Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 9 Effects of Marijuana Exaggeration of mood & personality Sedation or stimulation (depending on set and setting) Loss of sense of time, detachment Increased hunger Bloodshot eyes Increased heart rate Impaired tracking ability Lung irritation High-dose psychedelic effects Difficulty with multistep tasks Short-term memory impairment Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 10 Healthy Mucous Membrane Mucous Membrane of Marijuana Smoker Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 11 Mucous Membrane of Marijuana Smoker Who Also Smokes Cigarettes Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 12 Historical & Current Medical Uses for Marijuana Treat Insomnia Calm anxiety Treat venereal disease Calm coughs Control spasms Relieve childbirth pain Calm migraine headaches Relieve glaucoma Control pain & nausea Induce weight gain Copyright, 2004, CNS Productions, Inc. 13...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course BIO 1033 taught by Professor Joel.martinez,jr.,ph.d. during the Fall '04 term at Texas San Antonio.

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