Marijuana – Potential Consequences

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Marijuana – Potential Consequences

Potential Consequences of Marijuana Use:

  • School and/or job-related issues
  • Decreased involvement and/or performances in usual activities or sports
  • Criminal Charges
  • Health problems such as asthma and other lung diseases, heart and blood pressure changes and brain damage
  • Impaired judgment, memory and coordination
  • Damage to the immune and reproductive systems (infertility issues), and can cause damage to fetuses and infants (lack of oxygen)
  • MALES:
    • Delay of puberty, lower testosterone levels and reduce labidos
    • Inability to grow facial hair
    • Poor muscle development
    • Smaller body size
    • Decrease of sperm count and/or functioning
  • FEMALES:
    • Disruption of menstrual cycles and ovulation
    • Increase in testosterone levels
    • Development of dark body and facial hair
    • Acne

USE IT and YOU WILL GO TO JAIL:

Possession of 30 grams of marijuana or 8 grams of hashish carries a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail. Have an ounce or more and you could find yourself in jail for up to a year and a $5,000 fine.

 

SELL IT and YOU’LL GO TO JAIL FOR A LONG TIME:

Selling marijuana can result in 5-10 years in jail and a fine of $15,000-$100,000.