Weed, Marijuana and Cannabis all refer to the same plant. The most important component in weed is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC. THC acts on the cannabinoid receptors, which are mostly found in the brain. Marijuana is a mixture of dried flowers, leaves and stems. It can vary from green to brown in color. Marijuana is one of the world’s oldest crop. Also alcohol is more harmful than marijuana.
Some of the health benefits of smoking weed are
- Loss in weight
According to a recent study, those who smoke weed are thinner than those who don’t.
- Helps with depression
Some of the effects of smoking weed is that it relaxes the mood of a person and thus helps
with his depression.
- Relieves anxiety
Marijuana acts as a sedative and helps relieve the mood of a person which helps with
- Helps with cancer during chemotherapy
Marijuana stops metastasis in aggressive cancers and can play an important role in curing
- Increases Lung capacity
Due to marijuana being smoked, people assume that it is not good for our lungs.
But a study found that smoking weed helps in increasing our lung capacity and that the
lung function is not affected by it.
Diabetes patients suffer from insulin resistance. The THC in marijuana helps the body take
the insulin more easily.
Smoking weed also has some negative effects such as dry mouth, problem in shifting focus, eyes becoming red, respiratory problems, short term memory loss and addiction issues if smoked for longer times. Possession of weed is legal in Netherlands, Ecuador, Uruguay, North Korea and Colombia. Marijuana is also legal in some states in the US.
Someone who is new to weed often has many doubts regarding the slangs used in the marijuana world. We are going to tell you the most common question that is asked, how many grams in an eighth of an ounce?
1 ounce = 28.3495 grams
But in marijuana world, 1 ounce is measured at 28 grams. So, the answer to how many grams in an eighth of an ounce would be 3.5 grams. People also generally ask what an eighth of weed is. It is ⅛ of an ounce of weed. Now next time you buy weed you should know how many grams in an eighth of an ounce are.