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  • Recreational Marijuana And Crime Research Paper

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    The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana and Its Effect on Crime Rates LIT. REVIEW The United States of America has been identified as a land filled with diversity, with citizens and non-citizens from different parts of the world. Like any other nation there are different political, religious and cultural views that lead to major public opinions. These public opinions somewhat tend to influence bills that are passed and major laws in and country. Purely from a layman’s perspective

  • Voting Issues: The Marijuana Legalization Initiative

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    personal use of marijuana for persons who are 21 and older. However, the use of medical marijuana would require a doctor’s note. The problem with this issue however, is that people will being to use marijuana for either medical reasons or non medical reasons and get carried away and then we will have a bigger issue of people abusing and overusing this drug. By legalizing marijuana it will also create monopolies because the standards to this issue states that “ Marijuana and medical marijuana may be grown

  • Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Legalizing Marijuana

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    is to find out where the source was published. I searched and read through all three articles and they all came from an online source. The least credible source, Pros & Cons of Legalizing Marijuana, comes from the site, The second source, The Public Health Consequences of Marijuana Legalization, comes from the website, The most credible source, Legalizaion, Decrininalization & Medicinal Use of Cannabis: A Scientific and Public Health Perspective, came

  • How Does Marijuana Affect Social Health

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    Marijuana does not only affect your physical and social health, but it also affects your emotional and mental health. Marijuana acts on naturally occurring receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors, which then cause mood-altering effects. Mood altering effects are when you have dramatic mood swings and you can’t control your emotions. When you smoke weed, you start to lose feel of your emotions. This means that you start to become emotionless. If you are frustrated, angry, sad, or hurt

  • Should Texas Have Medical Marijuana Essay

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    Cancer and cannabis: Why Texas needs medical marijuana “I am using weed to help with my nausea. I feel much better.” Hearing these words from a terminally ill cancer patient at one of the largest cancer center in a state, Texas, where use of marijuana is still illegal was surprising. It was intriguing to encounter this sixty year old lady with terminal breast cancer, which had spread to her bones and other organs. After trying different therapies to help with side effects of chemotherapy drugs

  • Summary Of George Bierson's Marijuana, The Deceptive Drug Essay

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    Legalize It In 2000, George Bierson’s "Marijuana, the Deceptive Drug", was published by the Massachusetts News. Bierson concludes that marijuana is harmful in many ways, including brain damage, damage to the reproductive system, and weakening of the immune system. He also attempts to convince the reader that marijuana is a "gateway drug" that leads the users to venture into much harder drugs. I believe that research to support anything can be found if one is looking hard enough, but that the fallacy

  • Persuasive Essay On Prescription Drugs

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    Marijuana is the world’s most commonly used illegal drug. Marijuana, an illegal substance, people will dispute that it should be legal because of the great impact it would do for the country. There are other substances out in the world that are far more dangerous and have more toxins in them than marijuana. Marijuana has helped people with multiple illnesses more ways than people know. Marijuana has many factors such as, having less toxins than other substances, health benefits, and if legalized

  • Pt2520 Unit 6 Research Paper

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    November 2015 is a big time for Ohioans. On November 3rd, Ohio citizens will be voting on three main issues- redistricting, direct democracy, and marijuana. These three issues are difficult, they could go either way. Ohio voters should become informed on these three issues prior to election day so they are able to see the good and bad sides to the issues and form their opinion before they vote on them. The first issue on this ballot or Issue 1 is redistricting. Redistricting deals with changing

  • Importance Of Issues In Ohio Essay

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    true the state one lives in can have issues and amendments that need the voters approval. The 3 issues in Ohio right now are First the Bipartisan Redistricting Commission. Second is the Initiated Monopolies amendment. Lastly is the Legalization of Marijuana. These issues are very important for the citizens of Ohio. Many different people have different opinions on these issues. In the First issue in Ohio is the Bipartisan Redistricting Commission Amendment. This would approve a redistricting plan for

  • The Movie Reefer Madness

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    called The Burning Question among others is a 1936 American propaganda movie about exaggerated events that follow after high school students are lured by pushers to try marijuana. The melodramatic incidents go from a hit and run accident, to manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations, and descent into madness due to marijuana addiction. Little wonder that the Los Angeles Times has claimed that it was one of the first films that a generation associate as "the worst." Las Vegas CityLife dubbed