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  • Just Legalize It Summary

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    of St. Martin, in his essay “Just Legalize It: Part 2 tackles the decriminalization of marijuana in society. The author examines the research of George Bierson who stated that marijuana may damage your brain, reproductive system, and immune system, and argues that the drug is less worse than heroin or prescription drugs. Ogle stated reasons why marijuana usage is harmful based on George Bierson’s “Marijuana, the Deceptive Drug.” Some of the reasons include brain damage, damage to the reproductive

  • Persuasive Speech Outline Using Monroe's Motivated Sequence

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    patients benefit from the use of marijuana and so do patients with other issues such as PTSD. NOTE: You must use each of the three persuasive appeals (ethos/pathos/logos) at le I. Marijuana usage will be voted on in the State of Ohio on Nov. 3, 2015 and the outcome will determine the usage and purpose of the drug that is currently considered illegal in the state. A. Do the citizens of Ohio choose to legalize pot? B. Thesis Statement: Marijuana has proven to be a source of relief

  • 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

  • The Ohio Voting System

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    bipartisan process. The second will prohibit monopolies created through initiatives, creating a backup plan for citizens if the initiatives are unfair. Lastly, the third issue is an initiative that would allow for the legalization and monopolization of marijuana, allowing for recreational and medical use as well as setting parameters

  • White Crime In The Media

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    Drugs and organized crime are everywhere. They are not just on the streets of the United States; they are in our homes. These crimes are shown on television in almost every home in America. Television programs causally show recreational drug use and many popular shows are based around violence. In the media today drug usage and organized crime groups are not portrayed evenly among the races of the United States. There is a distinct difference in the portrayal of a black person doing drugs and and

  • Summary: Direct Democracy In Ohio

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    The issues on the Ohio’s 2015 ballot consist of the legalization of marijuana whether we should change to a direct democracy and if redistricting should be allowed. All three of these pertain to the greater good of Ohio and the greater good of the citizens. These are the three issues at hand. The first issue is direct democracy “usually refers to citizens making policy and law decisions in person, without going through representatives and legislatures.” This is an issue because in a direct democracy

  • Jack Herer's Use Of Hemp In Citizen Kane

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    from a reinvigorated hemp industry would have cost them billions of dollars. Industrial hemp’s benefits were common knowledge, but marijuana was a much easier target. All three of those possible conspirators had the means, motive, and character to pull off such a conspiracy. It’s important to examine Herer’s theory to learn the truth behind the prohibition of marijuana. Also, there were a few other related scandals during this period of time which coincided with his theory. These events demonstrated

  • Film Summary: The Downside Of High

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    The Downside of High Summary: This documentary focuses on three Canadian individuals who began smoking marijuana when they were adolescents and now have developed mental illnesses. Scientists believe that smoking marijuana while a child brain is still rapidly developing merely helps progress these illnesses but does not cause them. Doctors studying these affects of weed have also taken into account that pot in todays society is much more potent [contains more THC] than it used to in the sixties