Marijuana Addiction Facts & Abuse Help
Marijuana is a dry, shredded green and brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves derived from the hemp plant, known as "cannabis sativa". The active chemical in marijuana which provides the mind-altering effect is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
The most popular method of using marijuana is smoking it in hand-rolled cigarettes, known as a "joint". It can also be smoked in small pipes or large water-filled devices called "bongs". It can also be put into varies foods, like cookies or brownies. Marijuana smoke gives off a very pungent order.