The number of people smoking weed with hike no matter what.A study in Canada shows 20% of Canadians admit to smoking weed, but 30% more would if it was legal.
That’s 50% of the people involved with this study that will smoke pot sometime after July 1st, 2018.May reduce illegal dealing of cannabis, but people who were scared of doing illegal activities may be tempted to try it out.Tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC is the substance in pot that makes you feel high. Recently, studies have shown that the amount of THC has gone up from about 2% to 7%.
Wonder how that will pan out when more people try marijuana this summer.Opens up opportunities to try out new drugs.The legalization may make underage teens think that smoking weed is good and get involved with drug dealers, which may lead to being involved in gangsDrug dealers who sold marijuana would deal with this legalization by selling worse drugs, like cocaine, which is extremely addictive. If they don’t do this, they might sell weed laced with some other stuff.
Therefore, kids who want to do something illegal will have to go from pot to cocaine, which makes pot look quite mild.When marijuana gets legalized, people might smoke it in public instead of in private when it wasn’t legalized. This will lead to ordinary people inhaling some 2nd hand smoke.Because the drug impairs your thoughts, we could see an increase in violence.There are many effects of smoking weed.Loss of short term memory, anxiety, slower reactions, higher risk of heart attack, paranoia and can result in birth defects, strokes, hallucinations, and damage to the respiratory system and brain.Studies show that people under the influence on pot tend to like to do what they want, especially if it involves action, which could mean a spike in accidental deaths related to drugsCan result in loss of up to 8 IQ points.A study by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) shows that almost half of drug related fatal car crashes in Canada are related to drugs.Drivers under the influence of marijuana are twice as likely to crashChildren with a weed smoker in their family may be affected by the 2nd hand smoke