Cannabis is a plant-based drug. It can be smoked, eaten or vaped. Cannabis is a class B drug.
It is also known as:
Bud, Dope, Grass, Hash, Herb, Marijuana, Pollen, Polly, Pot, Skunk, Smoke, Weed.
How does it make you feel:
The effect of cannabis can vary from person to person, but many people say feeling 'stoned' makes them feel chilled out and happy in their own thoughts, with feelings of euphoria and relaxation, while others say it makes them giggly and chatty. However, it can also make people feel lethargic, unmotivated, paranoid, confused and anxious.
Physical health risks
It can damage you lungs, make you cough painfully, and make your asthma worse if you have it. Long term it can Increase the risk of lung cancer, affect your blood pressure, and impact the ability of men and women to have children
Mental health risks
It affects your motivation to do things, impairs your memory so you can’t remember things or learn new information, give you mood swings, disturb your sleep and make you depressed, make you anxious (sometimes for days at a time), paranoia and hallucinations, and increase your chances of developing illnesses like schizophrenia.