Hashish – Uses, Symptoms And Signs Of The Drug

Cannabis is one of the popular drugs in the world. The dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant are known as marijuana. In most of the countries such as the United States, this drug is known as cannabis. The resins from the cannabis are collected and it is then compressed into small size sticks, blocks or balls these are in other word called as Hashish. The physical property of this drug is often hard, dry and crumbly substance. This drug looks usually brown in color but sometimes it will come in dark yellow color. Sometimes it is also oily but almost it is a black block material.

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In this form of drug the intoxicating ingredients that are present in cannabis (tetrahydrocannabinol or THC) is concentrated to produce the similar or stronger effects to those marijuana or cannabis.

Hash oil is another form of the drug. It comes in small glass bottles and may range in color from amber to dark brown. A drop or two is placed on a cigarette before it is smoked. In the United States, the hashish drug is not used much but it is popular and used in some of the parts of Canada and Europe. In 2011 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reported about their part in seizing the 43 metric tons of hashish in a worldwide operation. However, in Asia and in North Africa, the hashish has been using from ancient times and even it is used still today.

Usage of hashish

The most common way of using hashish is in the form of smoking the person who abuses the hashish leave the crumbly brown or almost black powder or gummy resinous substance or in the small pipes or other paraphernalia. Some people roll the hashish into their cigarettes and heat the hash and break into fine consistency. Some people mix hashish with tobacco or with any herbs then smoke it.

Most common signs of hashish usage

Same as like cannabis the hashish acts as the most sedative, causes mellow and relaxes the user. For those who are addictive to this drug causes serious symptoms

Other signs include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of an accurate time sense
  • Partial loss of or reduction in short-term memory
  • Loss of ability to concentrate and complete tasks
  • Lowered coordination
  • Impaired ability to carry out complex tasks such as driving due to distortions in time and space perceptions
  • Reduced comprehension and ability to learn
  • Lowered inhibitions
  • Impaired judgment
  • Lowered ability to listen accurately and think clearly
  • An “I don’t care” attitude
  • Slow speech
  • Lowered motivation

Any type of drugs it may, when the people use it will drop their interests on all the things such as education, career goals everything. They only think about dreamy relaxation by using the drugs. Usage of this drugs can create difficulties in solving the problems, learn and drop downs the person ability in all the fields especially in sports.

Physical sign of hashish use

  • Blood shot eyes
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased carving
  • A person who uses hashish can develop paranoia and hallucinations and damages the health.


Hashish does have withdrawal symptoms if the drug is discontinued.

These include:

  • Disturbed sleep
  • Hyperactivity
  • Reduced appetite
  • Irritability
  • Stomach problems and pain
  • Sweating and shakes

When a person takes too much hashish, they can experience aggression, anxiety, confusion, panic, immobility and heavy sedation.


This hashish or cannabis is very dangerous to the health and no doubt addiction of this drugs spoils the personal life in all way.