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  • Legal Access To Marijuana For Medical Purposes
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    America spent around $18.1 billion last year fighting the war on drugs. The very controversial issue of should marijuana be legalized has been asked for the longest time. What do you think? Owning marijuana was made a crime in 1937 when Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act. Despite this law, the drug was still somewhat commonly used. Here we are years later, still without a satisfactory answer to the question. Legalizing the use of marijuana could have psychological effects on people, provide m...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana is a relatively harmless drug that governments around the world have made illegal. If legalized, marijuana can be beneficial to society in a number of ways: whether it be for medical, economic, or public safety reasons. Marijuana has been proven to treat several life debilitating, and even life threatening diseases. Although it is not a cure, marijuana can ease the pain and suffering of a dying person. Another benefit of legalization is the financial gains that governments will accompl...
  • Marijuana As A Crude Drug
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    Marijuana Better Kept Illegal Marijuana Colliers Encyclopedia defines marijuana as a crude drug composed of the leaves, stems, and flowering buds of the Indian hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. The flowering tops of the plant secrete a sticky resin that contains the psychoactive material for which marijuana is used. There are both male and female hemp plants; however, the female plants contain denser flowering clusters; therefore it is preferred. Hashish is also a crude drug produced from the hemp pl...
  • Drug Like Marijuana
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    Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana as a prescription drug should be allowed. Medical research shows that marijuana has therapeutic value in patients with various types of cancers, some neurological disorders, and AIDS patients. The marijuana eases some of the effects of chemotherapy such as nausea and dizziness. It also controls muscle spasms and contractions and aids in the relaxation of patients with neurological disorders. Many researchers and administrations of the gover...
  • Marijuana As Medical Drug
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    Legalizing Marijuana The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two opposite opinions fighting each other, those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two sides have been fighting on this issue for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients. Among them are AIDS victims...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Should Marijuana be legalized United States is facing many controversial issues today. The highly controversial issue that comes up in Newspapers again and again concerns the legalization of Marijuana. Some people support and believe that legalization is the only solution left for the nation while others oppose it because it will help to increase the number of drug users and drug related crimes. Marijuana is illegal in United States. Marijuana is the product of leaves from a plant that contains ...
  • 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...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana has positive aspects, where as cigarettes and alcohol do not. Hearing this you might ask well then how come it is illegal? Marijuana should be legalized because it has medical benefits for sick patients, it is proven not to be a gateway drug and users under the influence of this drug are not considered a danger to society. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) reported that marijuana had therapeutic value and that there are some circumstances where smoking marijuana...
  • Marijuana Use
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    Marijuana is a mixture of leaves, stems, and flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant Cannabis, it can be smoked or eaten. Marijuana use was used in the 1800's as an energy booster. Marijuana is an illegal drug, though it is legal in some countries. Marijuana should be legalized for adults use because they can make the wise choice as to when they had enough. As for legalizing marijuana and the message it sends to kids, I believe that kids always want to do things that are illegal and once it beco...
  • Legal And Marijuana
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    The Question we must ask ourselves is Why is a drug that has so many beneficial uses illegal? Is it because it leads to Harder drugs, the health problems, the addictive ness, the short-term memory impairment, the auto accents or is it simply because politicians. We have grown up learning that marijuana is a terrible drug, and that using it gives us brain damage, kill all of our brain cells, and makes us lose our memory. The fact is though, that marijuana does not effect us in any of the ways lis...
  • Drugs Marijuana
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    Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana is a very debatable subject, some people think it is bad and should be illegal, and some people think it is good in some ways if used properly. It should be legal because it has few negative effects, it serves other purposes than getting people stoned, and it is better than other drugs. Many advocates say " Marijuana is a common drug used by many people". (Sandra) A lot of people think marijuana has numerous amounts of negative effects on t...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana has been falsely criticized since the beginning of the century. The fact is that the legalization of marijuana can only have positive effects. Marijuana has been proven to be less likely to create crime, it can be used as a medicine, and isn't any more harmful than most other legal substances on the market. It's hard to understand why it is illegal. Legalizing marijuana would reduce the numbers in our prisons, help the country medically, and make money for the government by taxing the ...
  • 1 Marijuana
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    Attention getter: Do you suffer from pain, migraines, eating disorders or other sicknesses? If so, you may want to consider marijuana as a treatment. Central Idea: Marijuana should be legalized for medicinal purposes. Significance to the audience: This is important to all of use because many of us are misinformed about marijuana and are unaware of its beneficial properties. Preview of main points: Today I will tell you about why marijuana should be legalized. Body: I. What exactly is marijuana? ...
  • Use Of Marijuana As A Social Drug
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    Legalization of Marijuana -- The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order t...
  • Marijuana As A Medical Drug
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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare the issue of legalizing it from both sides. We have two factions fighting each other, those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue in the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care and the National Lymphoma Foundation argue that Marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients...
  • Legals Marijuana
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    Legalization Legalization of marijuana has been a controversial issue in the U.S. forthe past several years. The people vs. the federal government is just one ofthe main debates over legalization. In the past marijuana was required to be grown on most plantations inthe southern region. It could be purchased in one ounce packages for only twenty five cents. Further down the time line we find that marijuana is increasingly being used in the inner cities and suburban areas. Marijuana was considers ...
  • Marijuana As Medical Drug Treatment
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    Legalization Have you ever been arrested for possession of marijuana Last year there were more than 695,201 marijuana arrests in the United States. Of those arrests 87.2% were for possession - not for sale or manufacture of marijuana. There have been over 11 million marijuana arrests in the United States since 1965.12. 7% of today's overcrowded federal prison population is made up of people incarcerated for marijuana offenses, with an average sentence of about three to four years. Even with hero...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana
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    To the AIDS or cancer patient, it is the plant that fights nausea and appetite loss. To the nutritionist, its seed is the second only to the soybean in nutritional value, and is a source of cooking oil, and vitamins. To manufactures, it is the plant that provided much of our paper and clothing for hundreds of years and produces four times more fibers per acre than trees. To the environmentalist, it is the plant that could greatly slow deforestation; restore robbed nutrients by other crops, and h...
  • Reason For The Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana is a major part of society today in the United States. It can be found in many parts of our culture from music to attire. It also is the most widely used illegal drug; almost 18 million Americans used it last year. It is the fourth most widely used drug in the world behind caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine. Approximately 200 to 300 million people worldwide use marijuana (Hollister 660). More than 65 million Americans will try it in their lifetime (Dawsey 73). In recent years the debate o...
  • Activist's Argument Against The Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. The studies outdated and scientif...

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