Mythjs of Marjana

Myths about Marij

I chose to write my paper about several things that are misunderstood by many people about Marijuana.   The first thing I wanted to point out that most people think is true is, “Marijuana is More Damaging to the Lungs Than Tobacco.   Marijuana smokers are at a high risk of developing lung cancer, bronchitis, and emphysema.”   This has been proven a myth.   There have been lots of reports done by the American Thoracic Society and it does not appear that marijuana is more damaging to the lungs than smoking tobacco.   And it has also been proven that many people that smoke marijuana exhibit no obstruction of the lungs small airway.   And so this means people do not actually develop cancer, bronchitis, and emphysema from smoking marijuana.   “Like tobacco smoke, marijuana smoke contains a number of irritants and carcinogens.   But marijuana users typically smoke much less than tobacco smokers, and over time, inhale much less smoke.   As a result, The risk of serious lung damage should be lower in marijuana smokers.”   Marijuana has actually been given to people who are suffering from cancer, bronchitis, and emphysema and it has helped them and is used to promote good health.   Studies have also proven that marijuana can actually save lives and restore people’s vision and keep you from going blind.

      The next thing I would like to point out is that, “Marijuana Causes Crime.   Marijuana users commit more property offenses than nonusers.   Under the influence of marijuana, people become irrational, aggressive, and violent.”   This has been proven a myth.   “The fact is every serious scholar and government commission examining the relationship between marijuana use and crime has reached the same conclusion: marijuana does not cause crime.”   Many marijuana users do not commit more crimes when they use marijuana than when they do not.   It has also been proven by studies that the main crime marijuana users commit is having possession of marijuana, and that...