About 40 percent of high school youth responding to the YRBSS have used marijuana at least once with 22.4 percent of these students reporting use of this substance within 30 days before the survey.
Students involved in other activities alone or in combination with sports had significantly higher odds than the other two groups for doing homework and significantly lower odds for alcohol consumption, marijuana use, and vandalism.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that the pattern of use and abuse of alcohol in children and adolescents is not observably different from what is manifested in young people using marijuana or cocaine.
They then take that marijuana with them as they go to take their "THC" exams (a play on the cannabis element of marijuana but said to stand for Testing for Higher Credentials in the film).
For example, an addiction to depressants or stimulants may increase feelings of depression, while an addiction to marijuana may cause decreased coordination or difficulty concentrating.
They manage to stay ahead of the curve at Harvard as long as they smoke the marijuana grown from Ivory's ashes, but when that is stolen and smoked by another student, they fall behind.
Initial trials of cannabinoids, the active ingredient in marijuana, have shown promise in the treatment of muscle stiffness and limb straightening associated with multiple sclerosis.
The air was filled with marijuana smoke and the scent of bodies sweating as people danced, drank or huddled with friends.
She heard the blaring trance music before she opened the car door and smelled the unmistakable scent of marijuana mixed with incense and body odor.
Sometimes she imagined a large field of marijuana, but that would have been discovered long ago.