Persuasive Essay On Marijuana

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In two thousand and nine there was a national survey done by The National Institute Drug Abuse which showed that more than one hundred and four million kids over the age of twelve had at least used marijuana at least once in life. Parents that is a serious problem! A hundred and four million kids, not a thousand, but a million kids. The consumption of marijuana in teens has risen in the last couple of years and continues to keep getting higher and higher. This problem has risen because of the parents not taking action in the teen’s life when they were younger and developing the lessons of life. The use of marijuana by teens is a serious issue and has a serious consequence that needs to be addressed, but with every issue there is usually a way to solve it and the way to solve this problem starts with the parents. Marijuana use in teens is dangerous and can cause health problems and other problems such as judgment and brain damage. The most known health issue is the effects it has on an adult’s lungs. It can cause chronic bronchitis, which is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes which carry air to your lungs. Chronic bronchitis can lead to coughing and difficulty breathing. Another affect it has is on the immune-system which can lead to other diseases such as Aspergillus having an easier access to your body. Aspergillus is a fungal infection in the lungs. If that’s in an adult’s body, imagine what it can do in a teen’s body. But there is a special effect that marijuana
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