Marijuana lecture

Moves through the body absorbed into the blood

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Unformatted text preview: ABIS •  Hashish – dried cannabis resin and flowers –  THC concentraLon, 2 - 8% or higher Pieces of Hash Types •  •  •  •  •  Regular Chronic mid- grade Hydro Hashish •  •  •  •  •  Purple Cali Skunk Indo Sinsemilla Fry Gateway Drug? •  No scienLfic evidence that it is a “gateway” drug –  Study by Royal Children’s Hospital Center in August 2004 showed that teenagers who smoked cannabis daily for at least a month are 4 Lmes more likely to become addicted to nicoLne by the Lme they reach their 20’s. •  Reverse direcLonality: cannabis → tobacco → alcohol → drugs and not tobacco → alcohol → cannabis → drugs CANNABIS •  Routes of marijuana administraLon –  Joints •  Average is 500 mg of marijuana inside of rolling papers •  20% - 50% of the THC makes it into the bloodstream –  Blunts (marijuana in hollowed out cigar) •  6 Lmes the amount of marijuana •  20% of the THC makes it into the bloodstream CANNABI...
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