#7134 Marijuana has the distinction of being the most widely used illicit drug in the United States. This video traces the history of marijuana and goes on to explain:
- some of the many uses of the hemp plant
- the effects on the body of THC – the primary psychoactive chemical in marijuana, sinsemilla, hashish, and hash oil
- the short- and long-term health implications of marijuana abuse
- teenage attitudes toward marijuana
In addition, the DVD investigates the concept of psychological dependency and considers whether marijuana is a gateway drug.
Correlates to National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. Viewing time: 20 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2010.
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