For many years, the United States government has prohibited marijuana from being sold. Marijuana’s illegality has made marijuana notorious for its bad aspects to the public and continues to be a very controversial topic. This subject has been debated numerous times over the past few year and the issues...
Prohibition of the 21st century
The perceived intention of marijuana laws is to keep a drug that is presumed
dangerous out of the hands of individuals who would seek to use it, so as to better protect the integrity of the legal justice system and the population at large...
Medical marijuana, is this going to medical miracle or a medical disaster? Medical marijuana should be legalized for patients in their end stages of disease and have no other options. The legalize marijuana, is a question many state governments are fighting against federal governments...
Media Studies Writer Discussion of the legalization of marijuana
brings up two main issues,
those who are pro- marijuana and those who are anti- marijuana. These issues have been
covered by both
mainstream and alternative media, mainstream being pro, and alternative being anti. These
Running head: LEGALIZATION OF
Legalization of Marijuana: A hot topic
Tonie J. Moutra
Dr. Curt Sobolewski
November 26, 2012
The legalization of marijuana for recreational usage could may be a new trend in America but the Federal government will likely oppose usage...
Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized
Weed, pot, marijuana, ganja, wacky tabacky. Whatever you want to call it, its all Cannabis. It is a drug that about 80 million Americans admitted to having smoked in their lifetime (survey done by the federal government), that is about 23% of the population. I’m...
Dr. E.L. Blake
April 22, 2013
Marijuana should be legalized for medicinal purposes
Marijuana has widely used as medicine for over five thousand years. The early 1900s, singled the drop of medicinal marijuana with the arrival of other painkillers. Vaccinate opiates...
SOC120: Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility
Instructor: Staccy Lampkin
October 14, 2012
Legalizing marijuana has been a discussion for some time. Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is dried leave and flowering pots...
The Legalization of Marijuana
Political Science 001- Summer Semester
Part #1 (Pro)
Marijuana is a substance that humans around the world use for reasons ranging from enjoyment to medicinal. Marijuana is a substance produced from the plant called Cannabis Sativa. It is smoked...
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...
For many years the naturally grown marijuana plant has been a heavy rotating topic of debate. Is it a harmful drug? Is it a gateway drug? Is it a pain reliever? Is it an economic stimulant? Should it be legalized? Do we even know all the pros and cons of this substance and the ways it may...
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...
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...
A young woman has HIV. In fact, she has had HIV for 7 years. She contracted it from her boyfriend after her first sexual experience. Unfortunately, she has taken a turn for the worse. Her body is now deteriorating. She is going through cachexia, what one would refer to as HIV wasting...
you carefully look at the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana, you will come to the same conclusion as I have. Legalization of marijuana will provide a significant financial benefit to the US economy that will far exceed the social concerns that could materialize if marijuana was made available to a...
JUST SAY NO TO LEGALIZATION
Just Say No to Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of illicit drugs is a controversial topic. Proponents approach the issue from many vantage points. This paper will address two main arguments proponents of drug legalization put forth. ...
Should Marijuana be Legal?
Should marijuana be legal? Forty-two percent of America’s population has tried marijuana at least once. That has been a topic that can be found all over the country from politics, social media, economists, medical professionals, etc. Pretty much every citizen in the world...
Legalization of Cannabis
The legalization of the drug called cannabis has been an ongoing effort that has spanned over the past 80 years. Cannabis has many names such as “marijuana,” “weed,” “pot,” and “bud.” The prohibition of cannabis in the United States began in the mid 1930’s when the Federal...
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...
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...
Why Marijuana Should not be Legalized?
In America today, marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug. The name marijuana is a Mexican slang word, which became popular in the 1930’s, which refers to the medicinal...
Chief Justice G. Abenes
The legalization of marijuana has always been a controversial issue in this country, and has recently been the cause of distinction between a conservative and liberal politician. The federal law prohibiting marijuana stemmed from the Prohibition Act...
December 14, 2009
Cannabis: The Billion Dollar Crop
When most people are asked about their opinion of marijuana, not very many actually have a problem with the drug itself. The driving force behind their decision to be against marijuana is based mostly on the fact...
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...
Legal Marijuana: Helpful or Harmful?
May 25, 2013
Legal Marijuana: Helpful or Harmful?
The year is 2013 and the reality of legalized marijuana in the United States seems to be getting closer with each year. A highly controversial topic because marijuana’s primary...
In Jacob Cecil’s paper, who is a BYU-Idaho student majoring in social work talks about controversial topic on the legalization of marijuana. He focuses in on few core topics that heavily impact individual’s views on this topic. The...
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...
When the typical conservative American hears the word marijuana, images of crime, menace, and apprehension tend to manifest based on past anti-marijuana propaganda. However, marijuana has widely been legal for use not only for consumption as a recreational drug, but for a variety of other purposes. The...
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...
Legalizing Medical Use Marijuana Federally
Learning Team E
Norbert Lieberknecht, Guia Orsino-Tasic, and Maurice Thomas
HCS 335/University of Phoenix
28 June 2012
Legalizing Medical Use Marijuana Federally
Health care professionals must always move forward and look for ways to...