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Marijuana Myths and Facts: The Truth Behind 10 Popular Misperceptions
Richard Kirk was a nice Mormon suburbanite with three sons. Kirk seemed eminently respectable, until the day he flipped out and murdered his wife right in front of the children. Kevin Lee Lyons, also a father of three, had no criminal record until the afternoon when he likewise shot his wife, and then viciously murdered a neighbor. Raina Thaiday was once a mother of seven. That was until she stabbed them all to death, along with a niece who was staying with the family at the time.
Marijuana is the most common illegal drug used in the United States. Over 30 states have laws on the books legalizing marijuana for medical use only, while several others have only legalized oils with low-THC content. Marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Also Known As: There are over slang terms for marijuana, including pot, herb, weed, grass, widow, boom, ganja, hash, Mary Jane, cannabis, bubble gum, northern lights, fruity juice, gangster, Afghani 1, skunk, and chronic. Drug Class: Marijuana is often classified as a depressant, although it also has stimulant and hallucinogenic properties. Common Side Effects: Side effects of marijuana use include altered senses, mood changes, difficulty thinking, and impaired memory.
Colorado goes to the polls November 6 to vote on a controversial ballot initiative that would permit possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for those 21 and older. Is pot prohibition working? Can casual use lead to addiction?
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Use the lesson and student work sheet below to reinforce comprehension of the student article " Marijuana Facts: Breaking Down the Myths. The survey also found that fewer teens consider marijuana to be harmful. The fact is that marijuana use poses serious risks, and young people are the most vulnerable. The younger a person is when they start smoking marijuana, the more likely they are to become addicted. It is estimated that one in six people who start using marijuana in their teens will become addicted. Experts at NIDA want to give your students the straight facts about the consequences of marijuana use on their bodies, brains, and futures.