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  • Marijuana Use To Brain Impairment
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    Marijuana: Opponent's Factual BriefOPPONENT'S BRIEF Factual Proposition: Consuming marijuana is detrimental to one's health. Definition of key terms: 1. Consumption = Smoking or eating marijuana. 2. Marijuana = Psychoactive mind altering substance, also known as cannabis. 3. Detrimental = Serious harm. Primary Inference: Smoking or eating marijuana is likely to create serious health problems for most individual users or society. Overview: Since the 1920's supporters of marijuana prohibition have...
  • Physical Effects Of Marijuana Use
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    Marijuana: Effects and After Effects One of the most common illegal drug in the United States is marijuana. There are mixed views about this drug, some people want it legalized, other people don't. In this essay, I hope to display the facts about this illegal narcotic, and explain many vie Marijuana has many different names such as "kif" in Morocco, "doggo" in South Africa and "gang i" in India. There are many slang terms for this type of drug such as "grass,"pot,"weed,"reefer,"mj,"boo,"broccoli...
  • Short Term Effect Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana is a mood altering and psychoactive drug that has many nicknames, such as pot, weed, ganja, and herb. In South America the drug is referred to as dog ga, in Turkey it is ka bak, in Morocco it is called kif, and in Brazil it is popularly known as (Americana 287). It is an ancient drug that dates back for hundreds of years to China. In fact, it comes from Chinese herbal dating back from 2700 B.C. (Americana 286). Many cultures have used it during meditation, religious worship, and for in...
  • Marijuana As Medicine States
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    Marijuana Marijuana is the most profitable and versatile plant in the world, yet it is illegal. Tobacco and alcohol have no medicinal values, but they are legal. Where as marijuana has thousands of positive uses and it is illegal. Marijuana should be made legal for its many positive therapeutic, environmental, and economic effects. Marijuana can ease the symptoms of many different diseases and disorders. Smoking marijuana can improve symptoms associated with cancer and AIDS. According to Steven ...
  • Effect Of Marijuana On Teens 3
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    Detailed Outline and Working Bibliography I. Introduction A. Main Ideas 1. History of marijuana 2. Effects of marijuana 3. Why teens use marijuana 4. What marijuana looks like 5. What if someone wants to stop using it 6. Statistics B. Thesis statement: Marijuana will effect the way high school students act and learn in school. II. History of Marijuana A. First known in Central Asia and China 3000 B.C. 1. Known as Cannabis Sativa 2. Came from tropical and temperate climates B. Seen in Americas se...
  • Data On The Adverse Effects Of Marijuana
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    Public opinion on the medical value of marijuana has been sharply divided. Some dismiss medical marijuana as a hoax that exploits our natural compassion for the sick; others claim it is a uniquely soothing medicine that has been kept away from patients through regulations based on false claims. Scientific data on controversial subjects are commonly misinterpreted, over interpreted, and misrepresented, and the medical marijuana debate is no exception. This report summarizes and analyzes what is k...
  • Marijuana For Medical Use
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    Marijuana should be illegal for the majority of medical purposes because of the potentially dangerous side effects. Some of these side effects include lapse, or no commonsense for decision making. There have been absolutely no cases stating a person has overdosed from smoking marijuana, but there have been several documented cases that prove marijuana was the cause of death. An example of this would be, a person smokes one self made marijuana cigarette, and attempts to drive an automobile. The m...
  • People Smoke Marijuana
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    Legalization of Marijuana One of the biggest issues argued about all over congress, the media, and in public resides in our country's War on Drugs. One of the primary focuses of the War on Drugs targets the controversial drug marijuana. Marijuana remains the most widely used illegal drug and stirs up constant debate everywhere. The. Starting in the early 1900's, marijuana was labeled the drug that transformed people into criminals while causing women to lose all control of themselves in a state ...
  • Users Smoke Marijuana In Hand
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    Marijuana - often-called pot, grass, reefer, weed, herb, Mary Jane, or mj - is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of Cannabis sativa, the hemp plant. Most users smoke marijuana in hand-rolled cigarettes called joints, among other names; some use pipes or water pipes called bongs. Marijuana cigars called blunts have also become popular. Marijuana is produced in all 50 states, and the primary foreign sources for marijuana found in the United States are...
  • Positive And Negative Effects Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana has many positive and negative effects on the body. Marijuana Myths have been harmful to society by attracting people to the drug. Myths about the marijuana not being harmful have caused people to use the dug without the effects on the body. Myths are generated by popular culture to give people false ideas about the drug (National Drug Conference 8-9). Marijuana can be historically linked to many countries. Marijuana was used for both religious and medical purposes. The Chinese used it...
  • Concentration Of Thc In The Remaining Marijuana
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    THC (TetraHydroCannabinol) is found in marijuana, a mixture of the dried flowering tops and leaves from the plant cannabis sativa. This chemical, THC, is responsible for the euphoric feeling associated with smoking marijuana. Marijuana contains over 400 different chemicals. THC belongs to a group of chemicals found in marijuana called cannibinoids. There are only 60 of these cannibinoids known at present, all of which can only be found in marijuana. THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in ma...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    The right to legalize marijuana has been around for a long time. As the years passed people have brought back the issue of legalizing marijuana. And for this reason is why people are taking action to oppose the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana should not be legalized. Marijuana should not be legalized because of its physical effects, financial problems, and government issues. First of all, marijuana should not be legalized because of the physical effects. The use of marijuana affects the per...
  • New Treatments And The Benefits Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana as Medicine: More Harm Than Help Wade Cleland AP English Language and Composition Mrs. Czupryk 18 April 1998 Cleland 1 Marijuana as Medicine: More Harm Than Help Joan Daly smokes marijuana. She is also a former member of the San Francisco Police Department. When Joan was diagnosed with cancer she began a rigorous chemotherapy program, which has left her in an almost constant state of nausea, to battle her disease. She, and many like her, claim that the only drug they have tried that wo...
  • Smoke Marijuana
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    Roll it up, light it up, smoke it up, inhale, exhale, is a process of consuming marijuana. Marijuana is known as a gateway drug because it seems to be the first illegal drug teenagers use. It is a theory of drug abuse that there are stages of progression, from tobacco and alcohol to marijuana to other illicit drugs. Marijuana is gaining renewed recognition for medicinal use. It is a medicinal herb that has hundreds of proven, valuable therapeutic uses, from stress reduction to glaucoma to asthma...
  • Parts Of The Body Marijuana Effects
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    Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health? Recreational use of marijuana has been going on for many years, and like cigarettes many people refuse to listen to health reports. More and more reports are coming out on the effects of marijuana on the body. Just how harmful marijuana can be is questionable. Some health reports state that it is very detrimental to the body while others are explaining how chemicals extracted from the marijuana plant are being used as medication. The problem is, ju...
  • Marijuana As A Safe And Effective Medicine
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    Medical Marijuana Marijuana, a drug that has been studied for many decades, provides for a very heated argument. No longer is it seen solely as a hallucinogen, but some claim that it is miracle drug for chemotherapy and glaucoma patients. However, no legitiment medical organizations, see marijuana as a safe and effective medicine. Society is also aware of the harmful and long-term effects of the drug, and therefore are strongly opposed to it's legalization. Marijuana should not be considered for...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana For Medical Use
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    Weed Control First Period English 10 Honors August 23, 1998 1 English 10 Honors August 23, 1998 Marijuana is the focus of more debate today than any other drug. This conflict has recently intensified due to propositions passed in Arizona and California that allow the medical use of marijuana to treat serious illnesses. Recent public opinion polls have shown that 70 percent or more of Americans support the legal use of marijuana in the treatment of serious diseases (Brazaitis C 1+). Many people h...
  • Use Of Marijuana A Person
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    What are the medical uses of marijuana Doctors have found a number of medical uses of marijuana. It has been used to stop convulsions, relax muscles, and treat glaucoma. Marijuana even has been used to stop nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Is Marijuana physcally addictive Marijuana is not phsically addictive. What are the symptoms of withdrawal from marijuana Because marijuana is not physically addictive, there are no sicknesses that occur. The only withdrawal is th...
  • Chronic Harmful Effect Of Marijuana Use
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    Essay Question: Outline the use of marijuana and identify the acute and chronic harmful biological and psychological effects of marijuana on individuals. The use of marijuana is widespread by all classes, races, and cultures. Marijuana has been used for a multitude of purposes over thousands of years, and is still, today, is being used for many of the same purposes. (Hawks 1982) It is some of the possible outcomes of the usage of marijuana, and a brief history of marijuana that will be discussed...
  • Moderate Users Of Marijuana
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    Negative effects of Marijuana Marijuana is the least harmful drug, but it does have negative health effects. Though moderate users of marijuana are taking less risks than a moderate tobacco smoker or alcohol consumer. Negative effects of marijuana include confusion, acute panic reactions, anxiety attacks, paranoia, a sense of helplessness, and loss of self control. Chronic marijuana users might develop an a motivational syndrome, which the users motivation decreases making them lazy. People with...

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