Movie Reflection: Reefer Madness Name Institution Movie Reflection: Reefer Madness The movie “Reefer Madness” was created in 1938 and depicts the effects of Marijuana. It tends to be accurate in educating people on the side effects of consuming this drug due to the epidemic it points out to. This movie begins by giving headlines on how Marijuana has been abused in the US and how rapid its spread has been and the ways it can be brought to an end (00.11.08). The movie suggests that parents need to understand the evil nature of marijuana so as to stop their children from getting involved in its consumption. As Dr. Carroll tells the parents Marijuana is more addictive than heroin and has very high levels of hallucination. The other evils associated with marijuana include violent acts and the symptoms of Marijuana drug addiction is high cravings for the drug. People according to him have become slaves to marijuana and can’t stop consuming it. Outside help such as therapy is the only way that can be used to help one get over marijuana addiction. References Carliner H. Mauro P. M. Brown Q. L. Shmulewitz D. Rahim-Juwel R. Sarvet A. L. ... & Hasin D. S. (2017). The widening gender gap in marijuana use prevalence in the US during a period of economic change 2002–2014. Drug & Alcohol Dependence 170 51-58. Reefer madness [Video file]. (n.d.). Schauer G. L. King B. A. Bunnell R. E. Promoff G. & McAfee T. A. (2016). Toking vaping and eating for health or fun: marijuana use patterns in adults US 2014. American journal of preventive medicine 50(1) 1-8. [...]
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