Related Review of Literature.docx - Related Review of Literature The review of the literatures related to the study focuses on the information that

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Related Review of Literature The review of the literatures related to the study focuses on the information that supports about the use and effects of marijuana. The review focuses on marijuana and its chemical composition and properties, its legalization in the country and its effects and benefits to humans. Included in the related review of literature are the kinds of marijuana, history, marijuana addiction, and it Legalization. History Cannabis, also known as Marijuana, is intended for psychoactive and medical use. It has been used for medical purposes since 2700 BC by ancient Greeks and Egyptians. It can be consumed in different ways: smoking, using as vaporizer, brewed tea, or by adding to food. In the 20 th Century, Cannabis is considered illegal. Its legalization can bring favorable and unfavorable effects. Both tobacco and alcohol are legal in the Philippines as they are the primary causes if deaths. Meanwhile, marijuana is still illegal though it has not caused death to people (Legalization of Marijuana in the Philippines, 2017). Marijuana There are 3 different types of marijuana; Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis ruderalis but the first two are the most commonly known. Sativa is the marijuana that people seem to like smoking the most. Sativa is known for a high ratio of THC to CBN the two primary active ingredients of cannabis. Sativa also works well to combat the symptoms of: depression, ADHD, fatigue and mood disorders (Bergman, 2013). Cannabis Indica is more solid strain compared to Sativa, this weed puts your entire body into deep state of relaxation. It has healing qualities, and helps with: Insomnia, alleviating pain, relaxation of muscles, calming anxiety, and migraine relief (Bergman, 2013). The drug is included among the hallucinogens, it produces perceptual changes and must marijuana users are unable to cope with everyday life. The drug
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possesses the properties of a sedative euphoriant and hallucinogen that induces a dreamy and euphoric state (Salcedo, Peralta, Ronquillo & Fontanilla, 2002, p. 166). Marijuana Addiction Marijuana doesn’t have any addictive substances on it unlike heroin, cocaine or tobacco. In rare cases there are people who got addicted using marijuana; according to Stalcup, Alex (n.d.), a medical doctor of the New Leaf Treatment Center in Lafayette, California, the genes, mental illness and the environment contribute to the causes of addiction to marijuana. It is said
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