This is the idea that a person who uses Marijuana will become addicted to harsher drugs such as Heroin, Cocaine, Angel Dust, and other potentially deadly drugs. The reasoning behind this is that a person who usually buys Marijuana, buys it from a dealer who also sells other drugs as well. The dealer after a while will offer the buyer a newer drug, and supposedly the buyer would accept, thus the gateway theory. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. In 1944 “The LaGuardia Report” was released, this was a report that studied the gateway effects and other associated Marijuana myths.
How law enforcement deals with the illegal cultivation of marijuana and amount of marijuana grown in Mendocino County. Although the economy may benefit from the Marijuana Industry if raises social conflict issues for many residents living in the areas in which marijuana is cultivated. All over world people have used marijuana for thousands of years for a verity
Medical marijuana Ashley Doggett Kaplan College comp CM109-20 Benjamin Andrews August 8, 2010 Medical marijuana This paper will be on medical marijuana. There are studies that are either using or exploring the usage of medical marijuana. This paper will inform the reader of the states and studies that are using medical marijuana, the one state that is trying to make marijuana legal, what the FDA has to say about it, and how medical marijuana also has boosted the economy. Along with some of the side effects marijuana has on an individual person. Fifteen states have approved medical marijuana even though it is banded federally.
While this question has been widely debated, there have been studies done to prove the effects of how a certain advertisement does effect the American youth. This essay is going to look at how alcohol advertisements affect the decisions of underage drinkers. Though advertisers say they are not intending to target America’s youth, their ads certainly do not avoid targeting them either. In this essay there will be some information that shows a relationship between the advertisements and the use of alcohol by underage drinkers. In understanding the scope of the problem, is to first see how prevalent the problem is.
So the question remains to how long marijuana will be illegal, or if it will ever be legalized. While neither should be abused, it seems that either alcohol or marijuana, although illegal, when used in moderation, are ok. While treatments for cancer by marijuana are becoming more common, and areas around the United States grow it and conduct studies to determine its medical uses, it might be only a matter of time until it is
Some people think that legalizing marijuana is the only choice left. (Legalizing Marijuana) Others who disagree say that making marijuana legal will create more drug addicts and drug related crimes. (Zive, 2010) The people that want to make marijuana legal say that there is no good reason for it not to be legal. (Why Marijuana Shouls be Legal) We should have the right to make choices for ourselves as long as we are not harming others with our choice. The use of marijuana is far less harmful than other
FEDERAL VS STATE VALUE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA Marijuana is a drug that is derived from the dried and cut leaves of the hemp plant known as Cannabis. Marijuana has a variety of street names such as “dank”, "grass", "pot", "reefer", "herb", "weed" and more. The active ingredient in marijuana is delta Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The legal status of Medical Marijuana in the United States is something of a paradox. On one hand federal government has placed a ban on the drug with no exceptions yet, somehow within the last fifteen years, many changes in the drug policy have occurred between the states and the federal government.
Medical Marijuana vs. Marijuana English 101 Phase 2 Individual Projects September 1, 2014 Medical Marijuana vs. Marijuana Marijuana is essentially medicinal in nature but there is recreational marijuana that has a different effect than the medical marijuana. People just categorized into medical and recreational so other people will know which one to get and not to get. It would help people Know the differences between medical and recreational marijuana seeds.
Final Paper 5/13/2011 Marijuana in California. The debate regarding the legalization of soft drugs such as marijuana is capable of being characterized as one which pits the concept of freedom of the individual against the concept of a paternalistic State. Advocates of legalization argue that amongst other things, marijuana is not only less harmful than alcohol and tobacco, which are legal substances, but also as a matter of fact has been proven to possess certain medicinal property. The people who support the legalization are member of law enforcement and medical professionals, who really know how ineffective and unnecessary in stance prohibitionist. In contrast, those opposed to legalization argue that the legalization of marijuana will
In 1996, California passed a medical marijuana law stating that patients in their state could grow, smoke, and obtain medical marijuana if they had a doctor’s oral or written recommendation to do so. Since then, thirty-four other states have passed legislation recognizing the value of medical marijuana. The passing of these medical marijuana laws in different states have caused some controversy between state and federal governments. Because of the current federal drug laws, federal agents are forced to prosecute and/or arrest these patients, and confiscate their marijuana even though their state laws allow them to obtain it. One particular case involved two California women who have chronic diseases, and say that medical marijuana is the only