Meth and Weed | Meth Laced Weed Symptoms
Marijuana is a drug that’s part of a lot of changes in terms of how it’s viewed and its legal status. For example, the use of marijuana is losing a lot of its stigma, it’s increasingly explored for its therapeutic benefits, and it’s even becoming recreationally legal in some states.
With that being said, this change in the perception of marijuana doesn’t mean it’s without risks and concerns.
One of the risks of using marijuana, particularly when it’s purchased off the streets, is that it can be laced with other substances, which are often very harmful.
One area of concern people have specifically involves meth and weed, and meth-laced weed symptoms. Is meth-laced weed a thing, or is it an urban myth? If it is a true concern, what are the meth-laced weed symptoms?
- Marijuana comes from the Cannabis plant, while meth is made from toxic chemicals and household ingredients.
- As was touched on above, marijuana is a depressant, while meth is a stimulant.
- Some of the side effects of weed include increased sensory perception, drowsiness, slowed reaction time, and in some people anxiety or panic. With meth, side effects include increased energy and physical activity, increased blood pressure and breathing, and irregular heart rate.
- There are many possible long-term effects of meth, many of which can be severe or deadly and these aren’t a risk with weed. For example, long-term effects of weed can include violence, paranoia, delusions, severe dental problems and extreme weight loss, itching that leads to skin picking and sores, and psychotic symptoms.
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