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Marijuana Use 4/20

Effects of Marijuana Use:
Common effects of marijuana use include:
  • An increased heart rate or altered heart rhythm
  • An altered perception of time or a distorted response to touch, sights or sounds
  • An increased appetite
  • An impaired reaction time which may affect driving or task performance
  • Coordination difficulties
  • Difficulty in thinking and problem solving, poor memory
  • Dry mouth and/or dry eyes
  • Low blood pressure, which may cause dizziness when standing or increase the risk of falls
  • Slowed digestion which may lead to constipation.