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MARIJUANA

EFFECTS ON MIND

- Confusion
- Panic
- Hallucinations
- Potentially Higher Risk of Early-Onset Psychotic Disorders

- Short-term effects include:
- Problems with Memory
- Problems with Learning
- Distorted Perception
- Difficulty Thinking
- Difficulty with Problem-Solving
- Loss of Coordination


EFFECTS ON BODY

- Sedation
- Blood Shot Eyes
- Increased Heart Rate
- Coughing
- Increased Appetite
- Potential for Suppressed Immune System
- As well as Bronchitis, Emphysema, Bronchial Asthma, and Cancer of the Head, Neck, Lungs and Respiratory Tract from the act of Smoking.

 

WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS

- Irritability

- Increased Anxiety
- Insomnia
- Loss of Appetite
- Stomach Pain
- Increased Sweating
- Shakiness
- Headaches


OVERDOSE SYMPTOMS

- None Known

 

LEGALITY

- Eligible patients with a doctor's recommendation, after registering with the state, may legally consume medical marijuana (Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act).

- Individual cultivation is not permitted.

 

POSSESSION

Under 2.5 g.: Class C misdemeanor;

2.5-10 g.: Class B misdemeanor;

10-30 g.: Class A misdemeanor;

30-500 g: Class 4 felony;

500-2,000 g.: Class 3 felony;

2,000-5,000 g.: class 2 felony;

>5,000 g.: class 1 felony;

Subsequent offense:

10-30 g.: Class 4 felony;

30-500 g.: Class 3 felony;

 

PRODUCING PLANTS

1-5: Class A misdemeanor;

5-20: Class 4 felony;

20-50: Class 3 felony;

Over 50: Class 2 felony with fine up to $100,000

 

SALE

Under 2.5 g.: Class B misdemeanor;

2.5-10 g.: Class A misdemeanor;

10-30 g.: Class 4 felony;

30-500 g.: Class 3 felony and up to $50,000 fine;

500-2,000 g.: Class 2 felony for which a fine not to exceed $100,000 may be imposed;

2,000-5,000 g.: class 1 felony and up to $150.000;

>5,000 g.: class X felony and up to $200,000; Enhanced penalties for sale to person 3 yrs. junior or on school grounds

 

Over 2500 g. is trafficking: penalty is double that of sale