Marijuana is currently listed as a Schedule I drug according to the Controlled Substance Act, but legislation has been introduced to change it to a Schedule III drug.
A. The first statement is true, the second statement is false.
B. The first statement is false, the second statement is true.
C. Both statements are true.
D. Both statements are false.
The American Medical Association has endorsed and encourages the use of medical marijuana for specific conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.
THC, the chemical in marijuana, attaches to which receptors?
A. cannabinoid receptors
B. endonoid receptors
C. addiction centers of the brain
D. delta receptors
Marijuana has been found in drivers responsible for fatal automobile accidents _______________.
A. when used in conjunction with alcohol
B. in over 370,000 cases
C. involving 12% of fatal accidents reviewed in one study
D. in young adults aged 17-21
The Cannabis Sativa plant produces marijuana in what form?
A. as dried stems and leaves
B. in a sticky resin form
C. hashish and hash oil
D. All of the above.
Health effects from using marijuana include _______________.
A. increased heart rate
B. increased respiratory rate
C. increased blood pressure
D. decreased peripheral blood flow
E. A, B and C only
What specific mental illness can be linked to marijuana use?
D. All of the above.
E. None of the above.
The risk of a heart attack after marijuana use increases _______________.
A. by half
B. 4.8 fold
C. 3 hours after use
D. 10 times
Oral health changes noted with marijuana use include _______________.
C. gingival hyperplasia
D. A andB
E. A andC
F. A, B andC
The risk of oral cancer has been documented in every case study presented with marijuana use.
Candidica albicans can thrive in an environment with marijuana use because _______________.
A. the warm environment form the smoke
B. the hydrocarbons act as an energy source
C. poor oral hygiene
D. ingestion of cariogenic foods
One of the proposed mechanism of action for implicating marijuana in periodontal changes includes _______________.
A. suppression of the immune regulatory system
B. poor attitude towards hygiene
C. lack of adequate care of the patient
D. incorrect brushing techniques