Is marijuana safe and effective?
The use of marijuana has been a heated topic of debate for quite some time in the USA. The FDA (Food and drug administration authority) has rendered marijuana safe and healthy for consumption even though it still has some side effects that can be extravagated through prolonged use or abuse of marijuana. The basic properties of marijuana are used to treat various illnesses in individuals and have many other long-term medical benefits.
The FDA has approved marijuana pills, sprays, liquid extracts, and edibles. Every medicine that is available on the market has some side effects. Still, it is being used, so why not marijuana, a natural drug? Nevertheless, the growing acceptability of marijuana in the states shows that it has greater benefits than damages to the human body and nervous system.
Possible Side effects of marijuana
Even though it has many benefits, marijuana can also significantly adversely affect the body if consumed radically. One of the greater short-term side effects of marijuana is mood swings, color blindness, memory loss, dizziness, laziness, hallucinations, asthma, and heart diseases. Moreover, the long-term side effects are memory loss, impaired thinking, loss of learning ability, heart strokes, breathing problems, vomiting, nausea, extravasation of mental problems, and an upset stomach. It also tends to hamper brain growth and cause brain damage for a long time. It is to be noted that all medicines have some side effects that can only be visible in the form of abuse or use without a prescription.