Studies may lead to help for PTSD
as well as a greater understanding of addiction
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
Foundational Concept of the Intentionality Series
Opinions vs. Facts
Weed, Ganja, MaryJane, Cannabis, Pot, Hemp, Herb, Reefer
Some of my Senior readers may not recognize each of them, but practically any teen can tell you that they are all names for marijuana.
You know, that stuff you can roll into a joint that – except in jest – only the most out-of-it refer to as “a funny cigarette.”
The technical term for marijuana is cannabis – for a very good reason. Since at least 1967, various chemical constituents of marijuana have been classified as cannabinoids.
They act on cannabinoid receptors in cells throughout our bodies, and alter neurotransmitter release in the brain – but they are NOT all the same.
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