Here are some facts about Cannabis News, not conspiracies or currents that can be proven and beneficial to you, all based on research studies. Then from him, you can draw a conclusion about the “medicine” that is in this plant.
- After alcohol, Cannabis is the most popular drug used all over the world
According to the survey, it is estimated that 162 million adults use cannabis once a year and 22.5 million people use it every day around the world. Cannabis is the most commonly used drug in the United States as well.
It is estimated that some 100 million Americans have used cannabis at least once in their lives, out of which another 25 million people were found using cannabis the year before.
And according to the survey, there are 6,000 people every day in America for the first time using cannabis.
- People who consume cannabis are less likely to get their brain tissue damaged, compared to those who consume alcohol
The study was conducted by neurologists at the University of California, San Diego, on 92 people including by the age group of 16 to 20 years, who has a history of alcohol and cannabis consumption.
The results showed a decrease in white matter, important for brain tissue health from participants taking 5 or more alcoholic drinks twice a week compared to participants who used cannabis 9 times a week. In addition, brain scans of cannabis users do not show any change in the health of their brain tissue.
- Cannabis has been proven as an aid to cure various diseases
For cancer patients going under chemotherapy, it has been shown to be very helpful in relieving nausea. Cannabis also helps to stimulate the appetite of patients with symptoms of AIDS as well as for people who have glaucoma, it has been found that cannabis has been helpful in reducing intraocular pressure.
Patients with neurological disorders have also been cured as cannabis to help reduce muscle flexibility. Cannabis has a special chemical in it that causes nerve help and binds blood flow to the brain.
Even in some cases, THC substances in this magical plant have been able to cure various types of tumor diseases and cancer are very dangerous. When chemotherapy was also able to kill other cells in the body and only delay the death alone, but THC can only turn off the mutated cells only, the cancer-causing cells. Thus, THC substances present in cannabis plants not only prolong life but also make the patient can be free from tumor and cancer.
Until now, scientists continue to research and strive to perfect the substances contained in it so that it can actually be used as a cancer drug without side effects.
- People who use Cannabis at some stage can be addicted to drugs
According to the NDA, nearly 9% of cannabis users are found to be still dependent on other harmful permanent drugs. This number has increased dramatically in young people who have switched to using cannabis, in example 1 in 6 children is still a drug addict. Also, 25% to 50% of daily users of cannabis are still addicted to dangerous drugs.
A professor from the University of Washington School of Social Work, Roger Roffman stated that daily use of drugs increases the risk of becoming dependent on these harmful drugs. Those who try to quit need medical help to get more addicted.
- The effects of Cannabis may result in short-term cognitive impairment
Side effects of this medication include temporarily altered minds, delayed information processing and sometimes short-term memory loss. Sometimes drug use can lead to distorted perception and increased pulse rate.
According to some studies, young people who use cannabis have shown lower levels of achievement in academics and job performances. People who use cannabis complain that they lack concentration and face ambiguity while assembling their minds and also lose their multitasking abilities.
The only component responsible for the condition THC, a substance found in cannabis, destroys the process of building chemicals known as endocannabinoids, which are helpful for the brain to get matured. The study was conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).