Marijuana Final - Academic essay Grant Teenager's are in...

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Academic essay Grant Teenager’s are in danger of Marijuana Marijuana has been used as a medical treatment since thousands of years as early as 2700 B.C. in a Chinese manuscript (Science Encyclopedia; marijuana history,2009). Unfortunately, Teenagers have been involved in marijuana not for medical reasons recently, as time has been going by changing under circumstances which possibly give them more chances to try it. As the number of teenagers hooked by marijuana has gradually increased, teenager’s health is more likely to be in danger. There are reasons why teenagers start smoking marijuana and how it affects teenager’s bodies. First of all, marijuana abuse by teenagers has been continuously increasing. According to Drug Abuse Warning Network report from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in 2003, the rate for youth age 18 to 19 was 59 visits per 100,000 population in terms of marijuana-related emergency department visits in 1994 ; However the rate for youth age 18 to 19 was 146 visits per 100,000 population, more than three times average rate
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2009 for the course ELI 1020 taught by Professor Utah during the Spring '09 term at University of Utah.

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