Marijuana is a medical or recreational drug made from flowers and trichomes of female marijuana. It is a banned drug in many countries. Its main component in the spiritual aspect is tetrahydrocannabinol (abbreviated as THC).
After using marijuana, it usually produces a variety of psychological and physiological reactions, such as pleasure and excitement, changes in sensory consciousness, euphoria, and increased appetite. It takes several minutes after inhalation and takes effect within 30 to 60 minutes after consumption. 2 to 6 hours. Short-term side effects may include: short-term memory loss, dry mouth, impaired motor function, red eye, paranoia or anxiety. Long-term side effects may include marijuana addiction, long-term use from adolescence can reduce mental capacity, long-term use during pregnancy can lead to child behavior problems. Some studies have found a strong correlation between the use of marijuana and the risk of neurological diseases, but the causal relationship is still controversial.
In 2013, 138 million to 232 million people (2.7% to 4.9% of the global population aged 15 to 65) used marijuana.