While some do not believe the theory that drugs are used for the risk, it is an interesting way to look at the reason people do drugs. People who are pro drugs promote that drugs, such as marijuana, are used for medical use as well as recreational use, because they enjoy the effect drugs have on them. Prohibitionists state that if drugs were legalized they would be only consumed for recreational use or to escape from reality instead of dealing with issues (Marijuana Abuse, 2012). Some prohibitionists do not even believe that drugs help in medical ways. This controversial topic is one of the reasons the drug reform is such a debated movement of today.
Bayer also stated that "Cannabis smoke contains measurable amounts of carcinogens." " It also causes irritated airways, or bronchitis, with cough and chest pains. So some patients were apt to eating the cannabis plant so they wouldn't be inhaling all the cancer-causing agents. "In the past if one needed immediate benefit from cannabis to control vomiting, one had to smoke it." Bayer
Introduction In recent years, there has been a strong pressure on state legislatures across the US to legalize or decriminalize use and possession of specified amounts of cannabis and/ or to pass laws that allow smoking of crude cannabis plant (also known as marijuana, weed, Mary Jane, pot, reefers, ganja, joint and grass) for prescribed medical purposes (so called “medical marijuana”). Advocacy groups claim that smoking cannabis is a safe and effective treatment for various psychological and medical conditions, ranging from stress and anxiety to Alzheimer’s dementia and Parkinson’s disease, even though cannabis is not approved for such use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Legalization of cannabis is the process of removing all legal prohibitions against it. Cannabis would then be available to the adult general population for purchase 90 | 109:2 |
Along with narcotics names it also has statistics about drugs and prescription drug related deaths. The medical doctor that wrote this article lists symptoms of dependence of opioids as well as dependence of opioids as well has potential harms of ingesting too many other drugs that are also in narcotics. This article is a factual article written by a licensed medical doctor and then edited by
Those are our unalienable rights as an American.” Enoch Easter’s opinion was, “Why not legalize marijuana period? If you use it then good for you; if you don’t then that’s your decision. Some people actually might need medical marijuana for medical conditions, but hypocrites say bad things about it and try to make it seem that it’s morally wrong if you use it. If using medical marijuana or recreational marijuana is ok by your moral beliefs, then I believe you should be able to use it. It’s not the
In this modern world today there is a lot of controversy on the use of some pharmaceutical drugs. Many fear the danger they may impose and do not focus on the positive effects they have on society. Most of the people going against the use of some pharmaceutical drugs do not understand the full concept of how they can help many people in need and fail to see the full potential of pharmaceutical drugs. The use of medical marijuana has been a big part of this disputation, many deem it to not be necessary. Nonetheless, medical marijuana is a groundbreaking drug that should be legalized all over the united states of America for the medical benefits it has, for the potential of economic growth, and for the power it has to help decrease crime rates.
Cannabis Sativa In America’s perspective on drugs, marijuana has always been one of the biggest concerns. Why though, is marijuana illegal when alcohol and tobacco, two life threatening substances, are legal in its place? Yet, many states still don’t recognize the benefits of marijuana. For the past twenty years, controversy has arisen on the topic of decriminalizing Cannabis Sativa. (The proper term for marijuana) Legalizing marijuana for both medicinal and recreational uses would not only help those unfortunate people with mental or physical illnesses, it would also help kick start the economy, it could reduce different varieties of crime, and it’s safer and more beneficial than FDA approved drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
Medically marijuana is sometimes helpful to heal patients. “Medical marijuana is the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids such as THC as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy. The Cannabis plant from which the cannabis drug is derived has a long history of medicinal use, with evidence dating back to 2,737 BC” (Amar 2). Being able to alleviate pain, marijuana is often made into anesthetic for medical purpose. It is undeniable that if one is not long-term using marijuana, he or she will not be affect that much by it.
While certain drugs are great for pain management, such as oxycontin and other narcotics, they are also great for a “high” and are commonly abused (“Prescription Medications”). Doctors have to adhere to strict guidelines while prescribing these medications that were implemented by the federal government (“Practitioner’s Manual: Section V Valid Prescription Requirements). These guidelines can sometimes interfere with a doctors intuition and own plans of action. Another example of this is marijuana. Many patients undergoing chemotherapy swear by the magic that is pot.
The studies indicate that marijuana provides symptomatic relief for a number of medical conditions, including nausea and vomiting, stimulating appetite, promoting weight gain, and diminishing intraocular pressure from glaucoma. There is also evidence that smoked Marijuana 6 marijuana and/or THC reduces muscle spasticity from spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, and diminishes tremors in multiple sclerosis patients. Patients and physicians have also reported that smoked marijuana provides relief from migraine headaches, depression, seizures, insomnia and chronic pain, among other conditions (Normal