CANNABIS ADDICTION

CANNABIS
Some individuals are used to smoking, and cannabis is one of them. One may ask, what is cannabis? It’s a plant with stiff upright stem, divided serrated leaves and glandular hairs use to produce hemp fiber and drug.Cannabis refers to a group of three plants known as Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis.
When the flowers of these plants are harvested and dried, you are left with a drug.
It is also known as marijuana which is psychoactive drug from the cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes.
Furthermore, you can agree with me that in everything there are effects. Well cannabis has its effects, and they are:
● It has mental and physical effects.

● It causes a high or stoned feelings.

● There’s change in perception
In every situation there is a treatment. Cannabis has its solutions and ways to stop it. This involves:

-Cognitive- behavioral therapy: A form of psychotherapy that teaches people to identify and correct problematic behaviors in order to enhance self-control. Also it is a behavioral therapy to stop drug use and address other problems that co-occur with them.

-Book clubs- It is also another way that can help you stop smoking cannabis. They are the perfect way to keep reading ,talk especially about anything related to cannabis. These book clubs can help reduce risk of premature death after retirement .Book clubs encourages you to read more which relieves stress.

-AA Groups: An “AA” group which stands for Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have drinking problems. Membership is free ,and the requirement is to stop drinking, smoking and other activities. It provides a safe place to become comfortable around others.


Published by: Pearl Osei-Yeboah

                            References

https://www.healthline.com
https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports./menju
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