Facts About Marijuana:
Marijuana is a schedule I controlled substance. An addictive substance that can cause withdrawal when use is stopped, marijuana addiction treatment admissions since 2002 have been higher than any other illegal drug. Among the 60 to 100 separate chemical components of marijuana called cannabinoids, only one, Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is psychoactive. Higher THC content in marijuana produces greater and longer lasting effects. In the last 20 years due to market demand, constant genetic engineering has increased THC potency in marijuana plants and extraction concentration methods are becoming extremely popular and widespread. Marijuana is the second leading cause of impaired driving arrests. One in six adolescents that try marijuana will become addicted.
Facts About Medical Marijuana: