Free Essays on Legalizing Marijuana

  1. Reasons for Legalizing Marijuana

    Reasons for Legalizing Marijuana Abstract Marijuana can be used by the public for many purposes. Medicine is an important part of our lives and marijuana has been tested to cure cancerous cells as well as help people with their epilepsy. Using marijuana for medical purposes...

  2. Marijuana Legalization Speech

    Marijuana legalization speech GENERAL PURPOSE: To inform. SPECIFIC PURPOSE: To inform my audience about some views on legalizing Marijuana. CENTRAL IDEA: To inform my audience about some arguments against and for, legalizing pot. INTRODUCTION: Why should be marijuana be legalized? Or actually a better...

  3. Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana Tamara Harrison BCOM/275 July 21, 2013 Dr. Monica Galante Do you know that the United States government spends about 8.26 million dollars annually in the attempt to keep marijuana off of the streets (Moffatt, 2012)? For many years, the United States...

  4. legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana Despite to contrary beliefs marijuana is not as bad as other legal intoxicants i.e. alcohol and tobacco substances. Marijuana is recognized all over the world. This plant is known to be a drug that gives users a “high” and is illegal in almost every location all over the world...

  5. A Look at the Ethics of Marijuana

    Ethics of Marijuana Legalization Martha Hays SOC120: Introduction to Ethics and Social Responsibility Instructor Michelle Gardener March 18, 2013 A Look at the Ethics of Marijuana Legalization The topic that I am writing my paper on is legalizing marijuana. The topic of legalizing marijuana is controversial...

  6. Legalization of Marijuana

    Marijuana, what is also known as the cannabis miracle plant is badly misconstrued. When people talk about marijuana, it is considered a taboo especially in American society, but it is actually a wonder drug that has so many advantages to benefit mankind. The legalization of marijuana is an ethical issue...

  7. Legalizing Marijuana, An Ethical Perspective

    Legalizing Marijuana: An Ethical Perspective In today’s society, many ethical concerns arise on a daily basis, especially when it comes to the topic of legalizing marijuana. Many individuals have relied on the fact that marijuana was illegal, when determining whether smoking it should be considered...

  8. Against the Legalization of Marijuana

    Against the Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana was legal up until the early 1900s when the possession or transfer of marijuana became illegal in the United States. The government of the United States had reasons for making it illegal then, so should the use of marijuana be legalized now? Each and...

  9. legalization of marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Since the 1930’s legalizing marijuana has been an ongoing dance for some time now. Marijuana is also known as cannabis, THC, and herbs. The government classified marijuana as a schedule 1 type of drug. This means it has a potential...

  10. Legalizing Medical Marijuana

    Legalizing Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana was legalized in Michigan during the last election on November 4, 2008. The Michigan’s medical marijuana law, Initiated Law 1 of 2008 received an unbelievable 63% of votes. It actually received the majority support in 83 of Michigan’s counties. This...

  11. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is an illegal drug found throughout the United States. Marijuana comes from a unique type of hemp plant called cannabis indicia. About 300,000,000 people use marijuana daily it is described as a non-additive drug that people smoke through a pipe or by rolling it...

  12. Legalizing Marijuana

    that marijuana has been proven to help people with the pain of chronic illnesses, with less side effects then legal prescription drugs? Yet most states still have not legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. Many people are arrested in the United States for possession or smoking marijuana, yet on...

  13. Marijuana

    Rachel Neverdal Professor Otoo English 091 26 January 2015 Marijuana: The Gateway to A Better Life There has been much debate on whether or not marijuana should be legalized in the United States. Marijuana has been used for centuries in numerous cultures for various reasons. The Romans and Greeks...

  14. Pro and Con of Marijuana

    Marijuana is can be good and yet still bad. It’s a plant that has the power to be beneficial to mankind and harmful to it. However, putting aside the many cons of legalizing marijuana, the pros of legalizing marijuana still far outweigh the cons. We hear the most common argument against marijuana...

  15. Legalize Marijuana

    This fact can be seen as legalizing Marijuana. Although some are against it, many are for its use and its aid for others. So why not have something that is safe for everyone and could be used to increase the economy throughout the nation. Throughout the world Marijuana is used for many different...

  16. Legalizing Marijuana

    Kayla Hammond Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana comes from the cannabis sativa plant. This psychoactive drug has the reputation for causing hallucinations, disorientations, and also feelings of exhilaration and anxiety. Aside to the fact that it helps medically it would help out the government tremendously...

  17. Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana in the U.S. For many years I have felt strongly that the United States should legalize the distribution of marijuana. Many Americans believe that marijuana is a “gateway” drug which according to the American Heritage Dictionary means “a drug or other ingested substance whose...

  18. Marijuana Proposal

    Marijuana Proposal In today's society, marijuana is being illegally used and abused by thousands of Americans. The ages range from students in the eighth grade through adulthood. This misuse of marijuana is presenting a clear and present danger to the public safety...

  19. Legalizing Marijuana

     Legalizing Marijuana February 22, 2014 University of Phoenix COM/172 Kevin L. Maevers, MA Legalizing Marijuana What would happened if our government decided to legalize marijuana and tax it? Wouldn’t it be a huge change in our country, especially since America is still in debt? Legalizing...

  20. The Legalization of Marijuana

    smoked and used hemp or marijuana back when it was legal. In the early 1930’s little was known about the drug so many feared it which resulted in it becoming illegal. Jumping forward almost 80 years later and the advancement of technology, many researchers have found that marijuana could benefit the medical...

  21. The Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana

    Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana In 2007, the American economy took a downturn known as the recession. People began looking for a quick fix to our nation’s economic problems and one fix may be right in front of us, with the legalization of marijuana. The debate about legalizing marijuana has been...

  22. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana has a history dating back many years, and has been used in various cultures in different ways. In recent years, marijuana has become a forefront topic in the world of American politics whether or not it should be legalized. Marijuana has been adapted to fit our lifestyles...

  23. Issue with Legalizing Marijuana

    Trenton Titus Mr. Okamoto English 150 October 3 2009 Legalizing Marijuana The issue I would like to bring up is the legalization of medical and/or recreational marijuana. I feel this would be beneficial to everyone, both users and non-users. Marijuana has been proven to help a great deal for glaucoma...

  24. Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana BCOM/275 July 21, 2013 Dr. Monica Galante Do you know that the United States government spends about 8.26 million dollars annually in the attempt to keep marijuana off of the streets (Moffatt, 2012)? For many years, the United States government has prohibited marijuana...

  25. Anti and Pro Legalization of Marijuana Ads

    Peters Composition I 31 March 2011 Research Paper Legalizing marijuana is an issue that has been thrown around in the United States for many of years. Marijuana has many names, such as weed, ganja, hemp, cannabis, Mary Jane, and grass. Marijuana is widely used in the United States and over one hundred...

  26. Legalizing Marijuana

    Cannabis Sativa, more commonly known as Marijuana, is made up of dried parts of the Cannabis hemp plant and is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. For centuries, people all over the world have been using marijuana to achieve “euphoria”, but the drug has remained illegal in the...

  27. Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana AshleyAnn Zenk January 7, 2013 SOC 120: Introduction to Ethics and Social Responsibility Instructor: David Strand Let’s rewind the clocks and take ourselves back to the days when there wasn’t a care in the world. When people were caring, love was free, and marijuana was a...

  28. the highs of marijuana

    James English 101 May 13, 2015 The Highs of Marijuana Unfortunately, today’s society has been programmed for so long to believe that marijuana is “bad” simply because they are uneducated on the subject. However, for those that do not know, marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a harmless plant and...

  29. Marijuana Should Be Legalized

    Marijuana Should be Legalized Globally Marijuana is recognized by many people for it attributes. It has been and still is one of the most controversial and debated topics. This plant has been in existence since this earth was created millions of years ago, and helped humans to survive throughout different...

  30. marijuana legaliation

    Marijuana should be removed from the criminal justice system and regulated in a manner similar to alcohol and tobacco. Legalizing and regulating marijuana will bring the nation's largest cash crop under the rule of law, creating jobs and economic opportunities in the formal economy instead of...

  31. Legalization of Medical Marijuana

    legalization of marijuana. Recently several states such as Colorado and Washington have decriminalized the use of marijuana for recreational use. Many disagree with these decisions. I personally think marijuana should be decriminalized. On November 1996 the Act legalizing medical...

  32. Marijuana Speech

    disagree with the fact that marijuana is illegal, and the importance for its legalization. Marijuana is largely considered as a dangerous substance. We've heard over and over that it's addictive, deadly, kills brain cells, causes cancer....but is any of that true, is smoking marijuana really bad? I'd like...

  33. Legalization of Marijuana

    2013 Legalizing Marijuana 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...

  34. Con-Legalizing Marijuana

    Con-Legalizing Marijuana Background Marijuana is the product of Cannabis sativa, a hemp plant, and refers to the plant’s leaves and flowers. Hemp is a type of marijuana plant that can be used for paper, rope, and any type of fabric. The state could authorize the production of hemp because of all its...

  35. Legalizing Marijuana: the Controversy

    Legalizing Marijuana A very common question that provokes a lot of controversy is whether or not marijuana should be legalized. Many people say yes, but at the same time many people disagree. Prohibiting marijuana does not help the country in any way, and it causes a lot of problems. Keeping marijuana...

  36. Why Legalizing Marijuana?

    Why Legalize Marijuana? In society today many people are stressed with all the things they have to perform each day for the standard of living and look for any feeling of freedom from those tasks. In American society there is a rising interest in drugs. It has become a very controversial issue...

  37. legalization of marijuana. Essay

    yes on the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. A recent poll was released on Thursday through out the U.S., according to this poll the majority of Americans agree with Washington and Colorado and think that it should not be illegal to smoke the drug, marijuana. Attorney General Eric Holder...

  38. A Dope Idea: Legalizing Marijuana

    A Dope Idea! The legality of Marijuana has been subject to debate and controversy for decades. Cannabis is illegal to consume, possess, trade, cultivate and transfer in most countries. Since the beginning of mass Marijuana prohibition most countries have not re-legalized it for personal use although...

  39. Legalization of Marijuana and Other Drugs Around the World

    Legalization of Marijuana Approximately ninety percent of people today smoke, or have smoked marijuana. There are several names for this natural plant that is trying to be balanced out in Parliament. Given the street names of “Mary Jane” or “Weed”; the drug is being illegally smoked over all provinces...

  40. Marijuana

    Legislating Marijuana Marijuana is a topic of significant public discourse in the United States, and while many are familiar with the discussions, it is not always easy to find the latest, research-based information on marijuana to answer to the common questions about its health effects, or the differences...

  41. Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

    Should Marijuana be Legalized? Still today the debate over the legalization of marijuana in the United States continues. Marijuana is a drug that often smoked in a cigarette or bong. Because this drug is illegal, it is affecting us as individuals and as a country. Many people believe legalizing this...

  42. Legalizing Marijuana

    MILLION AMERICAN’S OVER THE AGE OF 12 HAVE TRIED WEED AT LEAST ONCE IN THEIR LIFETIME. THREE MAIN POINTS LEGALIZING HOW IT AFFECTS HUMANS WHY DID IT BECOME ILLEGAL MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USES FIRST POINT • ACCORDING TO WEBMD WEED OR CANNABIS SATIVA IS A NATURALLY OCCURRING PLANT...

  43. Marijuana

    Make it LEGAL and make $$$ Throughout history, Cannabis Sativa Sativa and Cannabis Sativa Indica, better known as marijuana or “weed” have been put to good use. For example, the British navy during its empire used cannabis stems to make riggings for its ships. Many civilizations have used it to alleviate...

  44. legalizing marijuana

    LEGALIZING MARIJUANA INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY EMILY ARCHER Legalize It! Growing up, everyone is told that, “Drugs are bad for you,” time and time again. Now as a kid you don’t really understand the reasoning behind it,...

  45. A controversial issue: The legalization of marijuana

    The legalization of marijuana is a controversial issue that has been debated heavily over the last couple of decades. Marijuana is a currently illegal drug made from the dried flower clusters and leaves of the cannabis plant, which is usually smoked to induce euphoria or “high” and to heal and soothe...

  46. Marijuana Legalization

    Marijuana Legalization I think that the use of marijuana should be considered a threat not only to our families but to our society both morally and physically. There is a growing misconception that some illegal drugs, such as marijuana, can be used safely along with the...

  47. Medical Marijuana

    Medical Marijuana and the Controversy To Legalizing It For years, there has been a big debate on the issue of legalizing marijuana, this wide array of controversy started during the 1960s during the hippie movement. It has continued to fluctuate throughout America among the adolescents and young adults...

  48. Marijuana Essay

    Professor Essay Class December 11, 2008 Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is an illegal drug found throughout the United States. Marijuana comes from a unique type of hemp plant called cannabis indicia. About 300,000,000 people use marijuana daily it is described as a non-additive drug that people...

  49. Why Should Marijuana Be Legalized

    Why Should Marijuana Be Legalized? By David Hourani Lebanese American University Abstract Having read much about legalizing marijuana when compared to other substances, and having read much about other issues that cause harm to...

  50. Legalized Marijuana

    Marijuana Legalization Marijuana is not a new thing to the US, not to mention the world; it is a drug that people use to for recreation, and also medical purposes. As a matter of fact, marijuana has been around for thousands of years. People from different countries around the world use it to cure...

  51. Marijuana. Essay.

     Marijuana Can I see a show of hands how many people here have ever smoked Cannabis sativa, commonly known as marijuana? I see none of you raised your hand. Well obviously no one would want to admit to a criminal activity in front of their teacher. But why is it that smoking pot is so taboo...

  52. The Controversial Issue of Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana has been a controversial issue since its ban in 1937. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States and it is estimated that almost 5 million Americans use it regularly. Marijuana should be legalized in California because it’s one of the least harmful drugs...

  53. Medical Marijuana

    company name] | Medical Marijuana…Legal | Nov 19 2012 | Cannabis, Weed, Mary Jane and Hash are some of the names that people refer to when the talk about marijuana. Marijuana is one of the most frequently used illicit substances in the United States and marijuana abuse and dependence are highly...

  54. Marijuana

    What Should Determine A Majority? “High Profits” on Netflix is an eight-episode series showing a startup business in Colorado just as marijuana for non-medical reasons became legal. A management class had us view a clip from one episode as an example of challenges encounter with each startup business...

  55. pro Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana and it’s Positive Impact on Society Growing up, everyone is told that, “Drugs are bad for you,” time and time again.  Now as a kid you don’t really understand the reasoning behind it, but you listen to your authority figure regardless.  I remember being told this my entire...

  56. Marijuana Legalzation

    Marijuana: Legalize It. Marijuana is a very prominent and controversial issue in todays society. Although many slanderous claims have been made about cannabis in recent history, the societal views are slowly starting to change on the drug based on some resurfaced truths. Unfortunately, these truths...

  57. Marijuana: Legalize or Deamonize

    Marijuana: Legalize or demonize? Marijuana has been a part of culture for centuries and has even been cultivated and sold by prominent members of American society. I chose the topic because of the political implications that have become an issue within the last decade and wanted to be able to...

  58. Legalizing Marijuana

    LEGALIZING MARIJUANA No Government should have the authority to ban a natural product. Abuse of power is more dangerous than any drug. However, in 2013 Marijuana Prohibition is still in effect. For decades Marijuana has been portrayed as a harmful drug that causes horrible long term and short term...

  59. Legalizing Marijuana

    A. Joyner English 112 29 September 2013 Legalizing Marijuana It seems now more than ever there is more conversation on legalizing Marijuana with in the United States. Why marijuana is still legal across most of the states makes no sense. The marijuana plant is less intoxicating than alcohol by a...

  60. Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana

    Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a psychoactive drug that produces a heightened, euphoric and relaxed mood. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S. More the 18 million Americans age twelve and up have reported to using the drug. The war on marijuana started back in 1937 when...