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Alan Hwang 103-777-115 Life Science 2 – Sec 2D TA Anna Konstorum January 6, 2010 Memory and Marijuana Use Research Proposal Over the last forty years, recreational marijuana use in America has become popular not only among teens and college-aged students but with adults as well. People smoke marijuana in order to feel the euphoric effects of the active ingredient tetra-hydro-cannabinol. With the tanking economy and talks of legalization and taxation of this drug, it is important that people know what the health effects of marijuana are. A stereotypical caricature of the marijuana smoker is the hungry, grungy guy who is very forgetful. While many people in America have accepted this stereotype, proper scientific experiments must be made so we can see if there is truly a correlation between marijuana use and impaired memory. Further research must be conducted before legal talks and legalization actions take place although scientists have already begun to experiment on this topic. In Ilan, Smith and Gevins’ study published in
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