Marijuana or cannabis is a plant that is also known as weed, a drug or a medicine, depending on the case. If you are not ill and nobody has recommend you to try smoking weed to get better, you should know that your custom is not healthy and there are a lot of reasons to give it up. If you are smoking weed to recreate or to practice religious rites, you are not the first. People have done this from 3000 B.C., but the fact that you are not the first doing it does not make it healthier or legal. The effects of smoking weed are strong and if in the beginning they are pleasant and relaxing, in time, once the dependency installs, you will feel the need to smoke more and more and no matter how much you will do it, you will feel worse with each joint.
The short term physical effects of smoking weed are some nice and some really awful. If you are smoking weed, your eyes will get red and you will feel pressure on them. Your mouth will dry and you will feel that it is either really cold, either really warm. Your heart rate will increase dramatically and your muscles will relax. Your psychomotor coordination will not function at a normal level anymore and you will not be able to focus on anything, even if you will be in a very good mood. Because smoking weed gives addiction, it has horrible effects on the intelligence and memory.
Smoking weed can also cause mental disorders as depression, depersonalization, schizophrenia and psychosis. If the first effects of smoking weed seem funny to your, finding out about the long term effect should make you think about giving up as soon as you can this unhealthy habit. If you do not give it up after smoking weed only one or two times, once you will become addicted to it, it will be more difficult. As your body will be the subject of withdrawal effects that will make you feel miserable, you will not be able to take such a decision as giving up smoking weed on your own under the pressure.