Free Essays on Marijuana Legalization

  1. Marijuana Essay

    Argumentative Essay On Marijuana Legalization 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, but you listen to your authority figure regardless. I remember being told...

  2. Should Marijuana Be Legal in Canada? | Should Marijuana Be Legal in Canada?

    Should Marijuana Be Legal in Canada? Essay Over the years, many people say marijuana shouldn't be legalized, which is wrong. The Canadian government needs to legalize the usage of marijuana. If the Canadian government will legalize marijuana, it's going to bring in a lot of money to our economy. Legalizing...

  3. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana The terms ‘weed’ or ‘grass’ strike meaning to many Americans. When thinking of these terms, they are commonly associated with having the ‘munchies’ also known as being extremely hungry due to the side affects of smoking marijuana. What most Americans...

  4. Capstone Essay: Marijuana

    Legalization in America: What’s the Issue? Article by Unknown Author Legalization In America: What's the issue? “Alcohol differs from marijuana in several crucial respects,” claims Cully Stimson, a manager at the National Security Law Program.  “First, marijuana is far...

  5. Marijuana Argument Paper

    Not to Legalize The question of whether or not to legalize marijuana has been a hot spot for this generation and is something that has enflamed a lot of passion in people. This issue plays a big part in the lives of Americans because marijuana is the most commonly used, and abused, drug in the United...

  6. 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...

  7. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Sharna Farr ENG/147 University Writing Essentials Monday, February 08, 2016 Gretchen Treadwell Legalization of Marijuana Bill Hicks once said, “Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against...

  8. Medical Marijuana

    Professor's Name Class Date Medical Marijuana in Society's Hands Medical Marijuana is a legal drug in some states and is prescribed for different illnesses, both because it has been believed to help cure diseases and because it can alleviate pain. The legalization of marijuana has caused controversy regarding...

  9. Legalize Marijuana

    AJ Riley American Literature Bren Block A Topic: Legalizing Marijuana Specific Purpose: To tell you why marijuana should be legalized Thesis: Marijuana should be legalizes for many reasons, including Medical use, get our government out of debt, and also to Reduce crime Introduction ...

  10. Legalization of Marijuana - tittle

    Jeremy Steinman Mrs. Difabio English 12 2/4/13 The history of Marijuana dates back many years, and has served every culture since the beginning of time. Weed, ganga, pot, hash, bud, and mary jane, have become apart of many peoples lives today across the world. This growing “green” movement has become...

  11. Economic Benefits of the Legalization of Marijuana

    rages around the legalization of marijuana has certainly heard of the many benefits of legalization. We hear argument that claim prohibition did not work for alcohol and it is certainly not working for marijuana. We have heard that there are many positive health benefits to smoking marijuana for people with...

  12. Issue with Legalizing Marijuana

    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 sufferers...

  13. Medicianal Marijuana

    Medicinal Marijuana: Should it be legalized? For many years the United States government has prohibited the use of some drugs even for medical purposes. Today, in most of the states, marijuana is classified as an illegal drug. Yet, even with prohibition, marijuana use has only decreased but...

  14. Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Ohio

    Legalization of Medical Marijuana The Cannabis plant, otherwise known as the marijuana plant, has been a topic of major discussion for decades. The one true question still remains: Should marijuana be legal? This question over the legalization of the marijuana plant has become a crucial issue. “Over...

  15. Legalization of Marijuana-a Political Movement

    Legalization of Marijuana—A Political Movement Legalization of Marijuana-A Political Movement --“They lie about marijuana. Tell you that pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie!! When you’re high, you can do everything you normally do, just as well. You just realize that it’s not worth the fucking...

  16. Legalization of Marijuana outline and speech

    Legalization of Marijuana Thesis: Legalizing marijuana can bring many benefits to different groups in today’s society. I. Legalizing marijuana can benefit the government. a. Can generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue annually. b. Money can be used towards education. c. Could help create...

  17. Legalization of Marijuana Rhetoric

    July 2012 Should Marijuana Be Legalized? In her essay “Here's why I'm against legalizing marijuana,” Loolwa Khazzoom addresses the debate about legalizing marijuana in the United States. Around 2003, Khazzoom visited Amsterdam, where marijuana was legal. In an attempt to avoid marijuana, she searched for...

  18. Legalization of Medical Marijuana

    Is Marijuana as bad as society think it is? Since the 1930's marijuana has been illegal in the United States. Yet, it is the number one cash crop in this country. Statistics have shown that Alcohol and Tobacco are more of risk at death than someone who consumes Marijuana, but yet Alcohol and Tobacco...

  19. 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...

  20. Legalization of Drugs Rough Draft

    Legalization of Drugs Rough draft While the legalization of drugs has been a strong topic for debate, there are people that feel that America’s War on drugs has been ineffective. Year to date, the government has spent well over $18,000,000,000 and spending continues at a rate of $700 per...

  21. Medical Marijuana: Good or Bad?

    you wouldn’t think he would be for the legalization of Marijuana. I would have to agree with what Pat goes on to say and how I feel a lot of it makes sense. “I’m not exactly for the use of drugs, don’t get me wrong, but I just believe that criminalizing marijuana, criminalizing the possession of a few...

  22. Legalization of Marijuana - Essay 2

    Marijuana is the most frequently used illegal drug in the United States of America, and also in many other countries. Some people use this drug for medical purpose, and most others use it for entertainment and pleasure. In the United States, using marijuana for medical purposes is legal in 13 of the...

  23. 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...

  24. Legalization of Marijuana

    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 legalized...

  25. marijuana

     Legalization of Marijuana Drugs are a major debate it the world we live in today. Drugs are gaining more and more attention. More and more people are using drugs than ever before and there is no decrease in the amount of drug users. One of the most commonly used drugs is marijuana. In today’s world...

  26. 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,...

  27. The Legalization of Marijuana

    12 July 2009 The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana should be legalized not only for the medical benefits, it could also be taxed such as alcohol, and cigarettes to produce revenue that our country needs, it also could be utilized as many resources. The main focus for this paper is to let the truth...

  28. legalization of marijuana. Essay

    Colorado voted 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. The Legalization of Marijuana 2

    Marijuana Legalization Marijuana (Cannabis): harmless or harmful? Marijuana is a mixture of shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the America. For years marijuana has been made out to be this horrible drug. Some believe it’s...

  32. 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...

  33. Marijuana legalization

    Legalization Of Marijuana Out of all the fifty states in the U.S there are only two states that have legalized marijuana; Washington State and Colorado. Since these two states have legalized marijuana, the whole world has seen the great impact the legalization of marijuana has made for these two...

  34. 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...

  35. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Peter Hsieh West Coast University Marijuana, also known as cannabis, can be found hundreds of century ago. Cannabis is mixture of dry green and brown flowers, stems and seeds that contains the chemical ingredient delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol...

  36. 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 is...

  37. Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Arguments for and Against

    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. <br> <br>Pro marijuana legalization...

  38. 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 from...

  39. Legalization

    Legalization of Marijuana There are many problems in the world today Marijuana Legalization is one of them. There has been lots of controversy on Marijuana being legalized in certain states. Since 1996, 18 states have approved marijuana for pains and cancer use. Many more states should approve...

  40. 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...

  41. Legalization of Marijauna

    Legalization Of Marijuana If tobacco is legal, why not legalize and tax marijuana? The packaging of marijuana, and taxing it, would increase revenue for the government. According to the Department of Treasury, as of January 2013, revenue was at 26,515,225,854. (ttb.gov) That includes cigarettes...

  42. Marijuana Legalization

    documents and compiling databases in order to analyze the material and arrive at a more complete understanding and historical reconstruction of the Marijuana legalization and how does it affect the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). A sample of 30 persons aged between 17 and 30 was chosen to answer a set...

  43. Capstone Essay: Marijuana

    Legalization in America: What’s the Issue? Article by (Author) Legalization In America: What's the issue? “Alcohol differs from marijuana in several crucial respects,” claims Cully Stimson, a manager at the National Security Law Program.  “First, marijuana is far more...

  44. 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...

  45. Legalization of Marijuana Sociology Paper

    Ethical Issues of the Legalization of Marijuana SOC120: Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility The ethical issues that are presented regarding the legalization of marijuana are: Can an action that has no victim be considered a crime? Doesn't the constitution give us the right to life...

  46. Debate on ligelization of Marijuana

    Debate on the Legalization of Marijuana From the past 40 years, the authorized status of marijuana has been debated dynamically. The Marijuana Tax Act was enforces in 1937. It make compulsory for sellers to get a license. Blanket prohibition was not the objective. The law approved quickly and with...

  47. Drug Legalization in Jamaica (argumentive)

    mainstream drugs is Marijuana. Everybody young and old knows what marijuana is. Although, it is illegal in Jamaica people still use it, law enforcement no longer bothers to provide consequences to the people with the drugs. So the question here is, Why not just legalize marijuana in Jamaica? The debate...

  48. 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...

  49. Legalization of Marijuana

    How many people here have smoked cannabis, commonly known as marijuana? Most people probably wouldn’t say if they have because of the fact that it is a criminal activity. But why is smoking marijuana frowned upon in our society? If you think about it, it is less lethal than tobacco and alcohol, and...

  50. Legalization of Marijuana

    ----------------------- Main Idea legalization of marijuana Supporting point health benefits Supporting point the negative of marijuana Less money enforcing law Marijuana biggest cash crop Supporting point No potential health hazards What marijuana can be a treatment for Include...

  51. Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana Legalization of cannabis, or marijuana, is one of the most controversial topics being discussed today. Marijuana could be controlled like alcohol if it were to be legalized. Marijuana has never caused any deaths by usage. It is impossible to overdose by using just marijuana...

  52. Legalization of Marijuana - 1

    a three-pronged approach of prevention, treatment, and law enforcement. Illegal drug use is almost 40 percent less since its high point in 1979. Marijuana use is down almost 50 percent since its peak in the 1970s. Cocaine use is down by 80 percent since its peak in the 1980s. Although we are still challenged...

  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. Ash SOC 331 Week 2 State vs Federal Marijuana Legalization

    Check this A+ tutorial guideline at http://www.assignmentcloud.com/soc-331-ash/soc-331-week-2-state-vs-federal-marijuana-legalization For this assignment, you will again follow the suggestion to “look at justice through… frameworks that permit careful analysis and evaluation of competing views” (Dreisbach...

  56. 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...

  57. Marijuana Legalization

    Marijuana Legalization: Creating a Market Surplus The dispute over the legalization of marijuana is one of the most controversial issues to take place in the United States. Although some states have voted to legalize, many others are still on the fence saying that Marijuana will has been used...

  58. Expository Essay Legalization Of Marijuana Miguel Carvalho

    de Carvalho 1  Dhahran High School              Marijuana To Be or Not To Be                      Miguel Carvalho  English 10  Ms. E. Harris  13 November 2014    de Carvalho 2  Miguel Carvalho  English 10  Ms. E. Harris  13 November 2014  Marijuana: To Be or Not To Be  In our progressive day and age...

  59. Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use

    Hewlett-Packard | Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use | Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application | | HP | Assignment # 4 | Nichole Hysel | Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use On a cold January afternoon in a small community, a police officer is called...

  60. State vs Federal Medical Marijuana Legalization

    State vs. Federal Marijuana Legalization Marijuana usage in America is a controversial debate, whether it is for recreational use or medical use people cannot seem to come to an agreement on whether or not it should be legalized. Eighteen states including the District of Columbia have legalized medical...