In UK alone, it is estimated that 4 million people are addicted to Cannabis. It is manhandled and a unlawful substance.
The plant from which Cannabis is derived is cannabis. Just like it is the case with cigarettes, it is generally parched up, crushed and smoked. There are other forms of the drug which are ingested too.
These include edibles like candies and baked items containing the substance and provide similar results as when smoked.
a substance concentrated from the plant called resin produces a strong and elevated feeling. This substance can be a gelatinous liquid, a crude wax-like material or a solid, preserved substance like a solid toffee that is characteristically evaporated and gasped, known as "dabs". Shatter, wax and budder are other names associated with this substance.
In certain states Cannabis is used for medical purposes and it is also used to get a high. Stress and pain relief are among its medical applications. In entertainment and attributing to its calming effects, Cannabis is used to attain the notorious "buzz." Cannabis is popularly referred to as pot, ganja, dope, weed and reefer on the street.
Cannabis has a extended past of law for and in contradiction of its usage. Fuelled by misconceptions and misinformation about its risks, Cannabis addiction still exist today.
Cannabis Addiction And Effects
Cannabis being a psychoactive substance, it alters the user's mode of perceiving things. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the chemical that causes most of the drugs' effects.
It effects differently on different individuals and depends on how much anyone consumed. Cannabis produces faster, shorter-lived high if smoked.
The high concentration of THC in dabs means that the effect is usually immediate and lasts for hours. Impacts of Cannabis are:
Relaxation and happiness
It is almost impossible overdosing with Cannabis, but it has the second-highest rate of emergency room visits, after Cocaine. The reason for high-rate of emergency room visitation is attributed to the accidents resulting because of being intoxicated after taking Cannabis.
Thc Levels In Cannabis
Since the 1960s, Cannabis THC content has increased around 300%, which has affected users' abuse and tolerance. Higher doses of THC as found in today's Cannabis have led to issues related to intoxication and dependence.
The clinical aspects of Cannabis addiction can negatively impact a person's life.
Addicted To Cannabis
As most addictions develop, Cannabis addiction is a possibility that develops as rapidly as any other. Cannabis increases the production of dopamine in the brain just like other drugs.
To feel normal and ordinary, the user's brain gets reconstructed. When Cannabis is taken, the person feels happy because dopamine levels rise, but soon its level diminish. It anyone wants to stop using this drug and seems hard to do for him or her then this shows the strong addiction.
Personal life of anyone can also be affected by the Cannabis drug. Using Cannabis can lead to:
Poor performance at office
Impaired learning and difficulty to remember new things
a person can also be said to be addicted if they use the drug despite being well aware of the ill effects. You can find out more about the results of being addicted to Cannabis and the symptoms it causes.
Cannabis Leading To Other Drug Use
Often known as a gateway drug, Cannabis addiction leads to usage of other, more severe drugs like Cocaine. It becomes a acuity that Cannabis is a gateway drug because teenagers use cannabis and they probably try different things with different drugs. Due to popular culture depictions, Cannabis use has been steadily rising. The risk of addiction to cannabis or other harder drugs is higher in teen Cannabis users than adult users.
Facts Related To Cannabis Abuse
Treating Cannabis Addiction
Individuals who have been using the Cannabis drug for ages sometimes tried to quit or stop using drug by themselves. Similar to other types of addictions, the best way to quit is by seeking advice from a expert. Seeking counselling or joining a support group are part of treatment plans for giving up Cannabis addiction. Get in touch; 0800 772 3971 we can help you.