In the lower house of the US Congress, a bill has been passed to remove cannabis use from the decriminalized list.
This is important. The federal government and the states have long been on a different path on the issue of legalizing cannabis.
In many US states, anyone over the age of 21 can use marijuana. It is “for pleasure”. But under federal law, marijuana is still listed as the first drug – which is considered to be of no use.
In 15 of the 50 states in the US, it has long been removed from the list of banned drugs.
In 38 states, the use of cannabis for medical use only has been legalized.
Cannabis is one of the most widely used drugs in the world
It is believed that cannabis is one of the most widely used drugs in the world.
It has a long history of consumption all over the world, starting from the Indian subcontinent.
Not only for intoxication, but also in ancient medicine like Ayurveda, some of its medicinal properties are mentioned.
But medical experts have many questions about cannabis or cannabis use.
It’s safe to say that using it reduces stress, happiness and sleep. But experts say that there is no harm in using marijuana – that’s not true.
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What are the health risks of using ‘recreational’ cannabis?
Many experts have suggested that marijuana use can lead to psychosis.
According to a study by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom, cannabis use can cause anxiety, skepticism, confusion and hallucinations in many cases.
Experts say there is strong evidence that regular marijuana use, especially at a young age, increases the risk of mental illnesses like schizophrenia by at least 5 times. Some studies have found that regular cannabis use is associated with depression.
Celia Morgan, a professor of psychopharmacology at the University of Exeter in the UK, says cannabis addiction reduces short-term memory and cognition and lasts for at least 20 days.
However, not everyone supports these
There is a debate about the health effects of cannabis and how much. Other than that, not all surveys have the same results.
Some experts say that many people use marijuana but do not develop psychosis.
Many suffer from psychosis who have never used marijuana in their lives.
It is thought that genetic formation may play a role.
The relationship between cannabis and depression is not clear, says Professor Dr. Martha de Furti King’s College London.
It may be that people with depression are more likely to become addicted.
However, it is not yet clear whether marijuana use has anything to do with cancer.
However, according to the NHS, the UK’s Department of Health Services, cannabis users are more likely to develop bronchitis or pneumonia.
Is cannabis addictive?
Scientists once thought that cannabis does not cause permanent drug addiction in the human body.
But now there is some evidence that regular use of cannabis can lead to addiction and dependence in about 10 percent of users.
Research from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK has shown that quitting marijuana can lead to symptoms such as anxiety, restlessness, sudden irritability, insomnia, relationship problems, inability to work at work or at school.
University College London Dr. Michael Bloomfield says there is strong evidence that a cannabis ingredient called THC can be addictive in some people.
Does cannabis have any health benefits?
A study in Britain found that there was “moderate” evidence of cannabis use in pain relief and some other cases.
In Britain, some people with epilepsy benefit from using cannabis oil, also known as cannabis oil, to control seizures.
A 2016 survey report in Britain found that there was clear evidence of therapeutic use of cannabis in relieving pain, relieving anxiety, relieving nausea after chemotherapy, and treating certain brain and nervous system problems.
There is some evidence that marijuana can also be helpful in treating insomnia, loss of appetite, PTSD and Parkinson’s disease, it said.
What happened in the states that legalized cannabis?
Some surveys have shown that in states in the United States where cannabis has been legalized, its use has declined, or remains the same, among teenagers, ages 13 to 19.
On the other hand, the use of cannabis has increased among people aged 26 and above after legalization.
Between 2014 and 2016, cannabis was legalized in four US states: Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Colorado.
But the survey found that except for Alaska, the death toll from opium-related drugs did not rise.
Limitations for recreational use
Even in countries where cannabis use is legal, a limit is often set for the user.
Canada is the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis use. In addition, recreational use is legal in the Netherlands and Portugal.
A user can usually carry up to 30 grams of marijuana in Canada. In many cases there are restrictions on how much one can store at home, but not in all states.
But in Britain – where marijuana is a class ‘B’ drug – even with an ounce, the police can fine or warn him immediately.
On the other hand, in some countries, such as Australia, Poland, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Croatia, and Macedonia, the use of cannabist for medical purposes is legal.
In many South American countries, governments encourage farmers to grow cannabis.
It is being used in medicine in many countries of the world, and it is expected that it will be used in many more countries in the near future.
Governments of different countries give importance to cannabis cultivation in order to make profit from this potential sector.
Cannabis is the door to become addicted to other drugs?
Professor Morgan says those who are addicted to hard drugs like cocaine or heroin can use marijuana as well – but there is no strong evidence that those who are addicted to marijuana will turn to drugs later.
However, he said that many people may be attracted to smoking tobacco, which is one of the most harmful drugs.
It was the subject of much debate in the Democratic camp during this 2020 presidential election campaign in the United States.
Joe Biden did not want to take a clear position at the time.
He said he wanted to get more evidence before he stood up to legalize cannabis in the United States that it does not serve as a door to addiction to other drugs.
Mr. Biden said there was not enough evidence.
His running mate Kamala Harris however made it clear that marijuana is not a ‘gateway drug’ and should be legalized.
It remains to be seen what steps Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will take after their inauguration as president and vice-president.
One survey found that two-thirds of American adults are in favor of decriminalizing marijuana.
However, to become law, the bill must be passed in the upper house of the US Congress, the Senate.