Marijuana use is known to increase heart rate and thus increases the chances of heart attack.
Furthermore, if used by women during their pregnancy stages, it might affects the development of the fetus and the women can give birth to a child with memory problem and other defects.
And nobody has ever maintained that marijuana causes cancer. We think it’s time people stopped pointing their fingers at these kids who have been arrested for breaking an antiquated law.
Instead, the finger-pointers should expend their energy getting rid of the law.
In the 1930s, marijuana was linked publicly in several research studies, and via a famed 1936 film named "Reefer Madness" to crime, violence, and anti-social behavior. Others claim that marijuana was initially demonized partly due to fears of the Mexican immigrants associated with the drug.
Many believe that objections to marijuana first rose sharply as part of the U. In the 21st century, marijuana is illegal in the U. ostensibly due to moral and public health reasons, and because of continuing concern over violence and crime associated with production and distribution of the drug.
As the WHO study notes, it has also been medically proven that alcohol has a much higher potential for physical dependence, increasing dosage, and psychological dependence than marijuana. If marijuana isn’t any more harmful than alcohol why not legalize it?
It leads to stronger, more harmful drugs, people say. House Ways and Means Committee in 1937 whether marijuana use leads to heroin addiction, Henry J. The marijuana addict (whatever that is) does not go in that direction.”If there is any connection between marijuana use and addiction to stronger drugs like heroin, it arises from the fact that they are both illegal.
In addition, there are various mental effects of marijuana that its legalization can promote.
The young generation would be seriously affected by marijuana if it is made legal.