Marijuana a Mexican Spanish word (commonly pronounced as mar.i.hua.na) first used in 1894 is made up of leaves and flowers of the hemp plant that are smoked as a drug, also called weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane, and many more in other regional languages. Usually smoked in a rolled paper or in a pipe known as joints or bongs and are mixed into foods such as, cookies, brownies, or candies, are increasingly popular among both of the recreational as well as the medical users. It is also the most commonly used drugs in the world, followed by caffeine and nicotine. Opinions of Marijuana, a drug that has been studied for many decades, consents for a very controversial argument. Many people in society are conscious of the detrimental and long-term effects of marijuana, and therefore are…show more content… As of Now considered as the third most addictive things in the world after alcohol and cigarettes, it continues to gain popularity in this massive transforming world. Also considered as a taboo by many, it holds a strong root in many other parts of the world.
Myths Debunked – Why it is considered as a Taboo -
While many admit the truth about cannabis—that it is healthier than alcohol and much more effective than pharmaceutical drugs in treating a large number of illnesses—its myth are still repeated in some mainstream circles.
Some of the most common myths related to it are that it leads to harder drugs, leads us to serious crimes, turns teenagers into troublemakers, Smoking it, is much worse than smoking cigarettes, demotivates the person , causes brain haemorrhage and many other sorts of diseases. Even these myths as of now are debunked and are clinically approved, they are still considered as a taboo in many society and are looked up as a destroyer of it by the people residing in it.