What is it?
Mind-altering psychoactive drug. Dry, shredded, green/brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds and leaves from the cannabis sativa plant. THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the main ingredient that produces the psychoactive effect. Addictive.
Aunt Mary, BC Bud, Chronic, Dope, Gangster, Ganja, Grass, Hash, Herb, Joint, Mary Jane, Mota, Pot, Reefer, Sinsemilla, Skunk, Smoke, Weed, Yerba,
How is it used?
Smoked as a cigarette or in pipe or bongSmoked in blunts (cigar emptied of tobacco and filled with marijuana, and sometimes mixed with additional drugs)Mixed with food (edibles)Brewed as tea
How does it affect the body?
Relaxation, disinhibition, increased appetite, sedation, increased sociabilityEffects memory and learningDifficulty in thinking and problem-solvingHallucinationsImpaired judgment, reduced coordinationDistorted perceptionDecreased blood pressure, increased heart rate, dizziness, nausea, tachycardiaConfusion, anxiety, paranoia, drowsinessRespiratory ailments