8 Common Marijuana Myths Busted!

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Myth #1: Marijuana has not become more potentvia

Myth #1: Marijuana has not become more potentvia

Actually, the potency of marijuana has significantly increased throughout the years.
Back in the 1960s, the THC content of marijuana was only wavering between 3-4 percent.
Now, the potency of marijuana can reach as much as 13%.

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Myth #2: Marijuana will not affect your athletic performancevia

Myth #2: Marijuana will not affect your athletic performancevia

When you consume marijuana, the active substance called THC will affect the portions of your brain that deal with movement, precision, and coordination.
So, you can even have a serious injury if you somehow decided to do some intense athletic moves while being high.

Myth #3: Marijuana does not affect your academic performancevia

Myth #3: Marijuana does not affect your academic performancevia

Just like when you're doing something sporty, marijuana would obviously affect your ability to pay attention in class.
The hippocampus of your brain will be affected, and you will find it quite difficult to critically analyze the lessons.

Myth #4: You can find a way to have fake results in drug testsvia

Myth #4: You can find a way to have fake results in drug testsvia

Simply put, there is no way to fool a drug test that you did not take marijuana recently.
The only way, if you are really desperate and if the conditions are met, is to present a different person's urine.

Myth #5: There is only one kind of marijuanavia

Myth #5: There is only one kind of marijuanavia

Just like how marijuana potency has drastically increased, there are now quite a lot of various marijuana for you to choose and consume.

Myth #6: It is easy to quit marijuana smokingvia

Myth #6: It is easy to quit marijuana smokingvia

While marijuana is not exactly considered as an addictive substance, it is not that easy to quit the habit, especially if you are one of those heavy smokers.

Myth #7: Marijuana is a highly addictive substance

Myth #7: Marijuana is a highly addictive substance

While marijuana consumption is popular, not everyone gets addicted to the substance.
In fact, data suggests that only 9% of adults are addicted to marijuana.

Myth #8 George Washington had marijuana

Myth #8 George Washington had marijuana

Actually, George Washington planted hemp in his backyard, not marijuana.
In general, hemp refers to the industrial varieties of Cannabis and the products made out of it.

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