Intro to Comp.
11 November 2013
In Michigan studies showed that 71.1 percent of patients who are treated with marijuana reported no vomiting or nausea. Ninety percent of the patients receiving marijuana decided to remain on marijuana. The only problem is the likelihood that medical marijuana becoming legalized in all states has been a debate for the federal government and state for years. The use of medical marijuana would be to help with pain relief, control nausea and vomiting, and the appetite stimulation. The federal government doesn’t too much agree that marijuana could be ever classified a medical beneficial drug. If marijuana was to become legal in all state, I feel that there should be a limit placed on the amount or marijuana distributed if prescribed by a doctor. It is unclear at this time that legalizing marijuana will become fruition.
I began my research on the legalization of marijuana, by searching for articles that provided me with the most useful information. Several articles had popped up, but one that stood out to me was the state medical marijuana laws. After reading through this article to assure that it was indeed creditable I was convinced that even though there were a couple of moments where I felt like the author was becoming biased, the article in general was more editorial. The article provided evidence and creditable sources that supported the author’s points on the legalization of marijuana which convicted me that this article would be good addition to add to my paper. The first part of this article started with a quote “Scientific data indicate that potential therapeutic value of cannabinoid drugs, primary THC, for pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation; smoked marijuana, however, is a crude THC delivery system that also delivers harmful substances. The psychological effects are potentially undesirable for certain patients and situations...