Manscript Submission


The effects of cannabis are caused by chemical compounds in cannabis, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Cannabis has both psychologicaland physiological effects on the human body. Acute effects while under the influence can include euphoria and anxiety. This review Concerns the potential effect for long-term cannabis consumption to increase risk for schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and major depression, but the ultimate conclusions on these factors are disputed. The evidence of long-term effects on memory is preliminary and hindered by confounding factors. For thousands of years people have believed that cannabis has religious and spiritual effects