the state of California has revenue of fourteen billion annually for the product of its legalized medical marijuana.” (“Pros of Marijuana Legalization”) Even though marijuana is not legalized all over the United States today, teens and adults still find an easy access to marijuana whenever they...
large. Such has been the assertion of anti-marijuana activist groups and law makers alike. However, it is the position of pro-marijuana groups, such as NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), that the laws on marijuana imposed by the state and federal governments are more...
number of impassioned individuals on both sides of the issue of whether or not the government should legalize the cannabis plant as a cash crop. I believe that if you carefully look at the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana, you will come to the same conclusion as I have. Legalization of marijuana...
. Position paper. New York: American College of Physicians, 2008. (Accessed April 1, 2010)
Wang T. “ Adverse Effects of Medical Cannabinoids: A Systematic Review: Canadian Medical Association Journal June 17, Vol. 178 .
Whitcomb, By Dan. "Marijuana Legalization Will Be on...
Mainstream vs. Alternative Media; who do we
believe? The Journal of 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
citizens from enjoying the benefits that this organically grown herb provides. In my paper I will research and have knowledge on the legalization and political issues about marijuana. In my opinion I think marijuana should very well be legal because there really isn’t a reason on why it should not...
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...
The Pro-Marijuana camp advocates the legalization of marijuana for recreational use stating the medical, economical, and social benefits resulting from the legalization of marijuana. They believe that marijuana should be regulated by the federal government and can bring about lower crime...
only gotten higher since then. Legalizing marijuana would also allow us to reintroduce hemp into our society, which would allow more revenue. Hemp can be used in the creation of paper, textiles, fuel, and food. Hemp is a natural renewable resource and also enriches the soil and requires little...
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...
being illegal. The arguments are valid and sensible. I can understand why so many people are against the legalization of marijuana but there many arguments that contradict their position.
More than 500 economists have supported the legalization of marijuana. They all agree that the legalization of...
So, marijuana does have some benefits (pros), but it also has many faults (cons) as well. In retrospect, legalization would likely bring about a reduction in crimes, a relief of emotional stress (to an extent), and a large contribution to medicinal research. On the other hand, illegalization...
primary use throughout history has been for abusive purposes more than anything else. Marijuana has medicinal uses and the stalks of the plants can be used for making paper or even fibers for ropes or canvases. All this takes a backseat to the reputation marijuana has as an illegal drug throughout...
would benefit the economy. In the following paper we examine the economic benefits of legalizing marijuana. The paper begins with a general look at how the economy could be boosted with legalization and then discusses the specific benefits as they involve the imprisonment of non-violent drug...
introduced. The third article is a paper written by Tia Taylor from the American College of Physicians titled “Supporting Research into the Therapeutic Role of Marijuana”. This article is more scientifically based then the other two. The article is a position paper showing the American College of...
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...
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...
this paper, one discusses the positive and negative affects the legalization of marijuana has on the American society. Controversial issues include wide spread drug use, drug money and other uses for the cannabis plant, medicinal uses of marijuana, the infringement prohibition has on civil...
very high prices for marijuana what would the possibility be for taxation if marijuana were legal? Would legalization of marijuana dramatically reduce the price and therefore diminish the possibility of taxing the substance with success? There are no tell all sources, or gifted physic that can...
certain medicinal properties. Those opposing legalization of marijuana argue that legalizing marijuana will lead to more use of hard drugs and crime increase. This paper will discuss the two sides of this debate by stating arguments against legalizing marijuana considering it a stepping stone to other...
Running head: 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 may attempt to be non-bias in the way the information is presented but the bias could be perceived in the chosen position; either for or against. Even the DEA is perceived as bias in their stance to continue to rule marijuana as an illegal and illicit substance when there appears to be...
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...
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...
be reduced if the ban was lifted and its results are proved to be better than those of prescribed drugs. Taxes on other products would also be reduced. I will be arguing the pro-legalization position because I believe the benefits outweigh the costs when it comes to the legalization of marijuana...
one drug (like marijuana or another drug), the paper should have a general focus on legalizing illicit drugs.
This paper is intended to be a research paper that explores all sides of this issue (pro AND con) and is not intended to be a position paper
paper should be between 9 and 11 pages doubled...
help stimulate their appetite. Marijuana, a natural herb with powerful pain fighters, able to help the chronically ill, yet the government refuses to make it legal.
This research paper explores the argument of legalizing marijuana for medical uses, for the chronically ill. It will give a...
Legalize it, Don’t Criticize It
Brigham Young University-Idaho
In Jacob Cecil’s paper, who is a BYU-Idaho student majoring in social work talks about controversial topic on the legalization of...
. The position of this team asserts the medical benefits derived from use of legalized medical marijuana far outweigh the known risks. Through analysis of research, public opinion, and control protocols implemented by this and other countries, this paper will show a responsible method of...
Marijuana Should Be Legalized
things as part of religious ceremonies, a widely used material for paper and clothing (hemp), and in many other ways shapes and forms for more than just getting high. Religions such as Rastafarianism believe that when cannabis is smoked, it cleans the body and mind...