The myths about marijuana are endless and almost all are, false. Over the years people have come to believe many things about how marijuana affects your body and mind. Many other people believe that marijuana is more harmful then tobacco. People believe that "pot" kills the
December 2, 2003
After 30 years of marijuana use being subject to such harsh penalties and unreasonable consequences, the world has not yet to agree on the truth about marijuana. I feel that it is a very controversial issue in this day and age with
Should we legalize marijuana? this is a question asked by many
politicians and student alike. There are many views on this subject. if we legalize
marijuana it could save the governments a lot
of money if they did not have to
prosecute people who use marijuana and are caught by the po
There have been lots of views and opinions surrounding the arguments whether marijuana should be legalized and if tobacco should be made illegal. The reasons for marijuana not being legalized are similar to the reasons people want tobacco to become illegal. Only the danger that tobacco provides is m
If Marijuana Were To Be Legal Drugs are a major influential force in our country today. The problem has gotten so out of hand that many options are being considered to control it or even solve it. Ending the drug war seems to be a bit impossible. The war on drugs seems to be accomplishing a lot but
A Nation’s War on Marijuana
July 4, 2008
July 4, 2008
A Nation’s War on Marijuana
For many years, the use of marijuana has been a highly debated subject amongst Americans. Maybe it is because people have their own views on the subject. Many people feel that
The Legalization of Marijuana 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 r
Why I Think They Should Legalize Pot
By Hagbard Celine
There has recently been lots of contreversy over whether they should
legalize marijuana, or not. I think they should, and there is lots of important
evidence and reasons to support this. If drugs were legalized, this country
would be a much
First of all, people should have the right to choose what they want to do. Our free will should enable us to smoke weed if we want. The government only has a right to limit the choices of an individual if their actions are a danger to someone else. But this does not apply to marijuana
Casual Drug Use Seldom Harmful, British Study Says
London, United Kingdom: Few drug users suffer harmful effects from their use of marijuana or other substances, according to a British report released this week by London's Foreign Policy Centre think-tank. The report, titled From War to Work: D
Marijuana is the flower of the cannabis plant, and if smoked, gives the smoker an euphoric high, but really has much more to offer than just the high. Using marijuana and the growing of hemp are presently illegal in the United States, with the exception of medicinal uses in some states. The legali
Should We Legalize Marijuana?
In the perspective of America's war on drugs, marijuana is one of the biggest enemies. And since alcohol and tobacco, two life threatening substances, are legal it is a relevant question to ask why marijuana is illegal. The taxpayers of America can partly...
The Need To Legalize Pot
Just in, California has become the first state to legalize pot!
Unfortunately, for all you proud owners of a two-foot-bong or a three-inch bowl,
you must have a prescription from a medical doctor before you light up. Perhaps
it's only a crack in the ice, but it is a star
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
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
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes?
Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than
five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to
decline with the advent of alternative drugs. Injectable opiates and synthetic
Marijuana; The Scourge of Our Future
“Many researchers feel that the public controversy over marijuana is not so much a debate over the scientific evidence as a quarrel over social values. (Massett 158)” Marihuana has indeed been a long debated drug. The debate revolves around two polar ideas
Picture this if you will the world 30 years in the future a time where people are not addicted to over the counter drugs. Times were chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia and other illnesses of chronic pain are a thing of the past and the future is where hundreds of thousands of people have also been
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid?
The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known
as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the
United States. Its use as a medicine has existed for thousands of years in many
countries world wide
Marijuana is by far the most commonly used illegal drug in the USA as well as many other countries. Contrary to popular belief, marijuana is not at all physically addictive. It may be mentally addictive just like video games, TV, or even eating. What about all the other things that are physically a
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
Hope for Dope
The United States was founded on the principles of protecting the rights of every citizen; a haven for all people to express themselves freely. These rights extend to all people as long as what they do does not hinder anyone else’s rights. The medical and recreational use of marijua
Many feel today we are losing
the war on drugs. When a battle goes to
the point where there is no winner there needs to be a re-evaluation of how to
solve the problem. In the case of the war against drugs, years of fighting have
caused increased crime, overcrowding of prisons and
Thesis Marijuana is a substance that has become
very much a part of American culture. Nearly 65
million Americans have either used it occasionally
or regularly. The use of marijuana hit mainstream
America about thirty years ago and it has been
accepted by a large segment of society ever since
Marijuana is a big topic these days. Many people want to make sure that
marijuana stays illegal. Yet they do not know all the facts about marijuana.
They just think that marijuana is bad. I believe that marijuana should be made
First of all, marijuana refers to the dried leav
About Medical Marijuana
Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a
wide variety of ailments. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the
United States for all purposes - industrial and recreational, as well as
medicinal until 1937.
Today, only eight Americ
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
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 truth
We all hear about freedom of choice right! Freedom of choice applies to all decisions made by that person! Which includes the choice to smoke marijuana. I believe that the government should have No say in what you choose to do with your body! Marijuana is now illegal but I believe that it should be
Most Americans do not want to spend scarce
public funds incarcerating nonviolent marijuana
offenders, at a cost of $23,000 per year. Politicians
must reconsider our country's priorities and attach
more importance to combating violent crime than
targeting marijuana smokers.