within the US. Legalization of marijuana is an extremely controversial topic that has been vigorously debated by law makers, leaders in society as well as the general public. There are numerous benefits as well as consequences to legalizing marijuana. This paper will give an overview of historical influences and examine the numerous approaches of the legalization of controlled substances specifically marijuana and its impact on public policy. Overview Marijuana is a very popular drug. “The Federal
times marijuana legalization has been put up to the state level but sadly it failed. Marijuana should be legalized for many reasons such as, medicinal purposes, recreational purposes, and not to mention it is harmless. Marijuana has been proven to be a great pain reliever. California, Colorado, Hawaii are a few of the states that sell marijuana for medical purposes. To but medical marijuana you have to get a prescription from your doctor, just like any other medication. Medical marijuana is prescribed
Thomas Hodge English 101 B2 Geoff Martin Wed. Nov. 16 Is It Worth It? Ladies and gentlemen we have a problem. By mid-century there will be an additional one to three billion more people to feed (Fedoroff ). The problem is that not only has feeding the six billion people that currently inhabit the planet put a strain on the food supply, but also the United Nations has said we might not be able to feed the additional three billion that is said to exist by mid-century. If you are like me, right
Ashley Fernandez Home Career Skills Period 2 4/2/11 Do you know what you’re putting inside of your body? Do you know the amount of calories? Fat? Cholesterol? Do you even read the Nutrition Facts? If not then, you should start. 100’s, 1000’s, MILLIONS of people eat fast food every day. People don’t realize how much fat is in it. Eating too much of fast food can lead
Marijuana has been a controversial issue for a long time in the United States. Marijuana, which is the common term for the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, “is a psychiatric drug that is the most commonly abused illegal substance in the United States.” (Gale Encyclopedia of Science, 78). Users of marijuana put themselves at a great risk of developing physical and mental health issues. Individuals who chose to abuse marijuana are at risk of becoming addicted, which will lead to many problems for their
Abstract The research project examines the topic of marijuana and academics, including the effects of marijuana, the definition of a marijuana user, frequency of use, as well as positive and negative aspects of marijuana and marijuana education on society. Many myths about the substance are widely thought to be true, throughout this writing several myths are mentioned and supported or argued against with historical or research evidence. Many references of statistics and studies are used in this
Legalizing Marijuana Why should we waste so much money on a failed attempt at keeping people from using a product when that product is less dangerous than some products which are legal and used on a daily basis? Marijuana should be legalized. Smoking marijuana doesn’t result in death nearly as much as alcohol does. Billions of dollars are spent on the prohibition, but millions of people still smoke it anyways. Legalizing marijuana would help the economy as well. If it is legalized, but
awareness for the topic in general. Many things trigger wanting to cut such as, bullying, abuse, or neglect. People need to be nicer to each other. No one wants to live in a cruel society. The question anyone should ask themselves would be, is it worth it? Cutting is hazardous, and no one should fall a victim to it.
An additional advantage of smoking concerning government is that it throughout the world make huge profits from levying taxes on cigarettes. Taking everything into account, I therefore conclude that smoking, at all its alleged advantages is not worth the great harm it causes to our organism. And I think that our main aim is to find ways of solving this problem. Most of the smokers are not able to kick the bad habit. In this case helping them in doing that is the main purpose of society.
How many brain cells do you kill for smoking marijuana cigarettes? Smoking marijuana had its after effects which are memory loss, dizziness, or just being tired, and hard to keep attention or hard comprehending and listening. One negative effect, probably the worst long term effect is memory loss. When you smoke marijuana you kill a lot of brain cells. It makes it hard to remember things you do because of the after effect. Memory loss can really mess with your head cause you can make wrong