Marijuana Facts



Marijuana, a reason to celebrate without any reasons. Mostly, people inhale marijuana to get stoned. Rather than getting high, it also reduces the pain and nausea. Leaving only minor little effects, it shows the way to deal with any kind of pressure with calmness. In official records, it is mentioned as illegal drug. But, instead, use of marijuana leads to lower crime rate, in comparison of alcohol and drugs used which usually leads to aggression and violence.  Some Facts about Marijuana are as follows:


  • No one knows from where the name “Marijuana” came.
  • More than 200 slang terms have been derived for Marijuana like pot, weed, grass, hash and ganja.
  • After Alcohol, Marijuana is the most popular drug that is being used worldwide and it is safer than alcohol and tobacco.
  • Canada became the first country to offer medical marijuana to pain-suffering patients in 2003.
  • Uruguay became the first county to consider growth, sell and use of Marijuana legal in 2013.
  • It is legal and is not even classified as a drug in North Korea.
  • Cannabis seeds were used as a food source in China as early as 6000 B.C.
  • The Indian Government Declared Marijuana Harmless in 1894
  • Paraguay is believed to be the world’s largest producer of marijuana.
  • Legalized marijuana increases the economy of the country.
  • Beer’s hops are in the same family as flowering plant as Marijuana. Beer and marijuana are cousins.
  • Weed can be used as medical terms and use as recreational drug with mild side effects.
  • Marijuana forces cancer cells and prevents it from spreading.
  • People, who have used less accessible drugs, are also likely to have used marijuana.
  • Weed is not drug, it’s a herb and it does not have any long term effects.
  • Pot users are usually calm and lazy.
  • Suicide rates are lower where medical marijuana is available.
  • Most marijuana users never use any other illegal drug.
  • More than 800,000 people are arrested each year for marijuana.
  • Worldwide, it is estimated that more than 160 million adults use marijuana at least once per year, and 22.5 million use the drug daily.

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