Which of the following is a true statement about how students perceive marijuana use?

A. Most students tend to overestimate the number of their peers who consume marijuana
B. Most students tend to believe that females smoke more marijuana than males
C. Most students tend to underestimate the number of their peers who consume marijuana
D. Most students tend to believe marijuana use is mostly something used by student athletes



Which of the following statements is true of marijuana?

a. The active ingredient in marijuana is THC, which specifically affects serotonin.

b. Repeated usage of marijuana can enhance attention and memory.

c. Marijuana disrupts the membranes of neurons but does not affect the functioning of hormones.

d. Marijuana can trigger increased sensitivity to sounds, tastes, smells, and colors.



Why are marijuana users stereotypically portrayed as sluggish people with the munchies?


Marijuana has many side effects, such as feelings of general relaxation, distorted time-sense, short-term memory loss, and increased appetite. Together, these manifest themselves as a general disregard for time schedules and the inability to remember to perform tasks or chores. The increased appetite also results in marijuana users feeling “the munchies.”