Cannabis Intoxication

Overview

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Presentation

Physiological effects include:

  • Conjunctival injection

  • Dry mouth

  • Tachycardia

  • Increased appetite

Cognitive effects include:

  • Slow reaction time

  • Incoordination

  • Impaired short-term memory

  • Poor concentration

When exposed to higher doses, some individuals may experience:

  • Dysphoria

  • Social withdrawal

  • Anxiety

  • Paranoia

Psychomotor impairment lasts beyond the euphoric effects, and can persist for up to a day.

Psychomotor impairment, anxiety, and paranoia can occur with higher doses.

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