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  • The Negative Effects Of Marijuana

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    Marijuana is the most used illicit drug in the world. It causes many effects to the human mind and body. Although people declare this drug to not be addictive, but with repetitive uses, it can cause a wide range of physical and behavioral problems, including decreased learning abilities. Unlike alcohol or tobacco, marijuana is not toxic and cannot be the cause of death by an overdose. The view on this topic has been made a serious issue around the U.S, concerning many people who use it nonchalantly

  • Medical Marijuana Argumentative Analysis

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    Methodology: To answer the overall question of the article, of whether or not medical marijuana should be legalized on a federal level, I looked to a variety of sources. First, I decided to search numerous sources for some background and context on the topic of medical marijuana, and how some people in the government feel towards its legalization. I found most of this background information on,,, and As for the way the states feel compared

  • Persuasive Essay On Medical Marijuana

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    "The evidence in this record [9-6-88 ruling] clearly shows that marijuana has been accepted as capable of relieving the distress of great numbers of very ill people, and doing so with safety under medical supervision. It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record." Therefore, medical marijuana should be legal in all 50 States. Any time you take a prescription medication

  • Decriminalizing Marijuana Research Paper

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    Decriminalizing Marijuana Marijuana should not be decriminalized. It is far too risky for Canada to let it be on the streets. It is bad for Canada because its a gateway drug, and causes crime. Let alone how it affects people's mental and physical health. The Mental dangers of marijuana are that it ups the chance of you developing schizophrenia if you already had any genetic risk. Along with long term temporary hallucinations and paranoia. It also causes depression, anxiety in people

  • Argumentative Essay About Marijuana

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    Introduction Marijuana a Mexican Spanish word (commonly pronounced as first used in 1894 is made up of leaves and flowers of the hemp plant that are smoked as a drug, also called weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane, and many more in other regional languages. Usually smoked in a rolled paper or in a pipe known as joints or bongs and are mixed into foods such as, cookies, brownies, or candies, are increasingly popular among both of the recreational as well as the medical users

  • Marijuana In Chris Lee's The Need For Weed?

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    For years, the argument of whether marijuana is a beneficial or a detrimental thing for athletes has been a controversial topic. Many people believe that it is a danger to society, while others believe that it is completely harmless. Several athletes have confessed to using marijuana; as a result, the big question surfacing is whether or not athletes should be able to use marijuana in order to make their training easier. In the essay, “The Need for Weed,” by Chris Lee, the author argues that it should

  • Argumentative Essay On Medical Marijuana

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    This quote means that when you smoke the marijuana it shows you who you really are and in a way the world really opens your eyes. Medical marijuana is a good treatment to help people with severe illness such insomnia and AIDS. Children with incurable diseases can benefit from this medicine, because it helps relieve all different kinds of pains in your body. Marijuana has also been legalized in various states for its known medicinal qualities. Marijuana is also proven to not be dangerous because

  • Legalizing Marijuana Argumentative Analysis

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    Refuting “Six powerful reasons to legalize marijuana” by Owen Poindexter from NY Times The use, sale and possession of cannabis (marijuana) in the United States are considered as a schedule I control substances and illegal under federal law. However, five states have legalized marijuana for recreational use and thirty one states for medical use only. While proponents say there are legitimate reasons for cannabis legalization, concerns remain about the marijuana’s effect on users and their communities

  • Persuasive Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

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    The issue of whether marijuana should be legalized or not has been the source of many debates for Americans. There are two sides to this debate, those who feel that marijuana is a drug and should be kept illegal and those who feel that marijuana is simply a harmless and beneficial plant. Marijuana can be categorized as both a medicine and a recreational drug, as a medicine it poses many health benefits to people suffering with many different symptoms. Long before the creation of government or cities

  • Argumentative Essay: The Legalization Of Marijuana

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    Marijuana is seen in so many different ways, it has been seen as bad and has been seen as good. From a young age you are told that drugs are bad for you, and to stay away from them. It is even referred to in everyday life like; music, movies and TV shows. The media portrays it a certain way which is how people who have never come in contact or experienced the drug themselves is how they see it. There has been much debate on the legalization of marijuana. Last year alone there were 7,000 more arrests