(Original post by Tweaky)
Tip don't listen to people who say weed is completely safe and isn't bad for you.
"Cannabis can mess with your mind
Cannabis can freak you out - it can cause feelings of anxiety, suspicion, panic and paranoia.
For people with illnesses such as schizophrenia, cannabis can cause a serious relapse.
Regular cannabis use is known to be associated with an increase in the risk of later developing psychotic illnesses including schizophrenia; and if you have a family background of mental illness, you may also have an increased risk.
Cannabis can affect the way the brain works. Regular, heavy use makes it difficult to learn and concentrate and research has linked cannabis use to poor exam results. This is a potentially serious risk if you’re young, when the brain is still developing. People who take a lot of cannabis can also find they lack motivation.
A recent review of cannabis research published in the British Medical Journal found those driving under the influence of cannabis had nearly double the risk of a crash.
Cannabis can mess with your body.
Smoking cannabis can make asthma worse, and cause wheezing in non-asthma sufferers.
It can increase the heart rate and affect blood pressure, which can be especially harmful for those with heart disease.
It is reported that frequent use of cannabis may affect fertility. It can cut a man's sperm count and can suppress ovulation in women.
If you’re pregnant, smoking cannabis may increase the risk of your baby being born smaller than expected.
What is the effect of mixing cannabis and alcohol?
Mixing cannabis with alcohol can have particularly serious consequences - the accident rate is 16 times higher than for cannabis or alcohol alon" - This is the risk page... everything is completely true here.
I'm not anti-herb, I smoke it my self. But it's not safe... Nor is is extremely dangerous. Moderation is the key.