A report on Effects of cannabis

A dried cannabis flower
The structural formula of tetrahydrocannabinol.
Tetrahydrocannabivarin.
Cannabidiol.
Cannabinol.
Cannabivarin.
Cannabidivarin.
Difference between natural cannabinoids and THC A) THC B) CB-1 receptor C) Neurotransmitters D) Postsynaptic Receptors E) Cannabinoid.
A man smoking cannabis in Kolkata, India.
Bloodshot eye.
Aspergillus fumigatus.

The effects of cannabis are caused by chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, including 113 different cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and 120 terpenes, which allow its drug to have various psychological and physiological effects on the human body.

- Effects of cannabis
A dried cannabis flower

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Close-up of flowering cannabis plant

Cannabis (drug)

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Psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant.

Psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant.

Close-up of flowering cannabis plant
Main short-term physical effects of cannabis
A joint prior to rolling, with a paper handmade filter on the left
Addiction experts in psychiatry, chemistry, pharmacology, forensic science, epidemiology, and the police and legal services engaged in delphic analysis regarding 20 popular recreational drugs. Cannabis was ranked 11th in dependence, 17th in physical harm, and 10th in social harm.
Types of cannabis
A macro cannabis bud
Present-day map of the Jirzankal Cemetery, site of the earliest evidence of cannabis smoking
Cannabis sativa from Vienna Dioscurides, c. 512 CE
Anti-Cannabis propaganda from 1935
Cannabis indica fluid extract, American Druggists Syndicate (pre-1937)
Process of making bhang in a Sikh village in Punjab, India. On the Hindu and Sikh festival of colors called Holi, it is a customary addition to some intoxicating drinks.
countries that have legalized medical use of cannabis
Example of a container and the recreational cannabis purchase in Canada.
Woman selling cannabis and bhang in Guwahati, Assam, India
Dried flower buds (marijuana)
A gram of kief
Hashish
Hash oil
Infusion (dairy butter)

Cannabis has various mental and physical effects, which include euphoria, altered states of mind and sense of time, difficulty concentrating, impaired short-term memory, impaired body movement (balance and fine psychomotor control), relaxation, and an increase in appetite.

People with CHS often find some relief with hot baths or showers

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

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Recurrent nausea, vomiting, and cramping abdominal pain that can occur due to prolonged, high-dose cannabis use.

Recurrent nausea, vomiting, and cramping abdominal pain that can occur due to prolonged, high-dose cannabis use.

People with CHS often find some relief with hot baths or showers

The long-term and short-term effects of cannabis use are associated with behavioral effects leading to a wide variety of effects on the body systems and physiological states.

Cannabis and time perception

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The effect of cannabis on time perception has been studied with inconclusive results.

The effect of cannabis on time perception has been studied with inconclusive results.

Reports of the effects of cannabis on time perception can be found first in arts and literature, and then in medical reports and studies.

Substance intoxication

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Transient condition of altered consciousness and behavior associated with recent use of a substance.

Transient condition of altered consciousness and behavior associated with recent use of a substance.

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An artistic rendition of someone experiencing a panic attack, being reassured by another person.

Panic attack

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Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear and discomfort that may include palpitations, sweating, chest pain or chest discomfort, shortness of breath, trembling, dizziness, numbness, confusion, or a feeling of impending doom or of losing control.

Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear and discomfort that may include palpitations, sweating, chest pain or chest discomfort, shortness of breath, trembling, dizziness, numbness, confusion, or a feeling of impending doom or of losing control.

An artistic rendition of someone experiencing a panic attack, being reassured by another person.
Artist's subjective impression of what a panic attack feels like

According to the Harvard Mental Health Letter, "the most commonly reported side effects of smoking marijuana are anxiety and panic attacks. Studies report that about 20% to 30% of recreational users experience such problems after smoking marijuana."