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Marijuana Quiz

Marijuana Quiz

  1. Marijuana is a natural plant. Does that mean it is o.k. to use?
  2. Yes
    No


     Correct!
    Marijuana is made out of the dried leaves, flowers, stems and seeds from the plant Cannabis Sativa but that does not mean that it is harmless. It contains a chemical called Tetrahydorocannabinol (THC) as well as 400 other chemicals.THC can alter how the brain works and impair judgement. Marijuana can have a negative effect on attention, motivation, memory and the ability to learn. Using it can increase the risk of being in an accident. Marijuana may also increase the risk for poor mental health (i.e. panic attacks, depression, and psychosis).
    Marijuana leaf

    Marijuana leaf
     Incorrect.
    Even though marijuana comes from the Cannabis Sativa plant, this does not mean that it is harmless. It contains a chemical called Tetrahydorocannabinol (THC) as well as 400 other chemicals. THC can alter how the brain works and impair judgement. Marijuana can have a negative effect on attention, motivation, memory and the ability to learn. Using it can increase the risk of being in an accident. Marijuana may also increase the risk for poor mental health (i.e. panic attacks, depression, and psychosis).

  3. Is marijuana is addictive?
  4. Yes
    No


     Correct!
    Marijuana can be addictive. A person’s risk of becoming addicted increases if they begin using marijuana at a young age or if they use it every day. Long-term marijuana users who try to quit often experience withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, sleeplessness, decreased appetite, anxiety, and drug craving.
    Brain

     Incorrect.
    Marijuana can be addictive. A person’s risk of becoming addicted increases if they begin using marijuana at a young age or if they use it every day. Long-term marijuana users who try to quit often experience withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, sleeplessness, decreased appetite, anxiety, and drug craving.
    Brain

  5. Does marijuana have any long term effects?
  6. Yes
    No


     Correct!
    The chemical in marijuana (THC) that provides the high can be up to 400% stronger than it was 30 years ago. Smoking marijuana can lead to lung problems such as wheezing, coughing and may increase the risk of developing cancer. Smoking marijuana as a teen can lead to long-term problems with memory, problem solving, decision making as well as other mental health problems.
     Incorrect.
    The chemical in marijuana (THC) that provides the high can be up to 400% stronger than it was 30 years ago. Smoking marijuana can lead to lung problems such as wheezing, coughing and may increase the risk of developing cancer. Smoking marijuana as a teen can lead to long-term problems with memory, problem solving, decision making as well as other mental health problems.

  7. Is there a law against using marijuana and driving?
  8. Yes
    No


     Correct!
    There is a law against using marijuana and driving. Drugged driving, or driving under the influence of any substance, is illegal. Using marijuana before driving can cause impairment and has been found to roughly double a driver’s chance of being in an accident. Police officers in Ontario are trained to tell if a person is high and can lay charges. Charges for drugged driving can include fines, imprisonment and suspension of driver’s licence.
    Driver pulled over by police

     Incorrect.
    There is a law against using marijuana and driving. Drugged driving, or driving under the influence of any substance, is illegal. Using marijuana before driving can cause impairment and has been found to roughly double a driver’s chance of being in an accident. Police officers in Ontario are trained to tell if a person is high and can lay charges. Charges for drugged driving can include fines, imprisonment and suspension of driver’s licence.
    Driver pulled over by police