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Introduction One of the most popular Dutch exports is Marijuana, It ranks 3rd amongst other Dutch exports after cucumber and tomatoes. In Netherlands the sale of the soft drugs that includes marijuana is legalized, however the cultivation of cannabis the derivative for marijuana is illegal. (https://www.encod.org ) The government has in recent months come down hard on the sites where there is...
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Marijuana essays / Marijunia
Marijuana is the common name given to any drug preparation from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Various forms of this drug are known by different names throughout the world, such as kif in Morocco, dagga in South Africa, and ganja in India. In Western culture, cannabis preparations have acquired a variety of slang names, including grass, pot, tea, reefer, weed, and Mary Jane. Cannabis can...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Policy Review
Royal Commission Review of Marijuana Policy in Canada From: Commission Member David Meek To: Minister of Justice: Mr. Neshevich Among the vast array of social issues confronting Canadian citizens today, the need for proper and thorough review of marijuana policy reform is a pressing and substantial problem. People are torn between the different ways in which marijuana policy should be refor...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Several pressing issues have arose throughout time, such as abortion and capitol punishment. The controversies have been addressed and decisions have been made. A new topic has emerged l states (1986, Congress), (Buchsbaum, 8). This crowds court rooms and jail cells, often times forcing judges to release violent offenders. In 1994 alone, 1.35 million people were incarcerated because of ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalize Weed
Cody Britt Period 5 Comp. “People can't live without the herb man, / If not they'd be drinkin’ and drivin’ and swervin’ / But thanks to Dr. Greenthumb, weed grow / In the backyard or inside with hydro,” chants B-Real of Cypress Hill in their hit song, “Dr. Greenthumb,” which glorifies the cultivation of marijuana. Cypress Hill, a Los Angeles based rap group, has l...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana As A Medicine
Hubert L. Black Sociology 105 Sembach April 10, 2001 Section A Should Marijuana Be Used As A Medicine? If we are think about people who have a serious medical problem that inflicts constant physical and mental pain do we ask ourselves theses questions? How much pain are they going through? What is their threshold? What is its frequency? How doest it effect their life, and are they te...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana 3
Marijuana has been used as a drug since the beginning of time, yet there are still many mysteries about its health effects on humans. Marijuana, or cannabis sativa, is a preparation of the crushed flower or buds of the female hemp plant. The existence of the plant has been reported as early as 1500-2000 BC in China, and cannabis has been described as an analgesic as early as 200 AD. Since the...
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Marijuana: A new medicine? In society today, there are many serious diseases that plague nations all across the world. Diseases like Glaucoma, Epilepsy, Parkinsons disease, and migraine headaches. What do all of these serious illnesses have in common? Every one of theses sicknesses can be cured or helped by the use of Marijuana. Throughout this paper I will discuss the positive aspect...
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Marijuana essays / Drugs
How do we define a drug? Who makes a drug illegal and why do they make it illegal? Marijuana is considered a drug; but why is it considered a drug? In this essay I hope to persuade you that marijuana doesn't deserve the label it has been given. I will use several different examples that will prove to you that marijuana isn't as harmful as people portray it to be. This is a discussion that...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
In this essay I will show both sides of the issue on legalization of marijuana. I will also express my own opinions on the subject. Marijuana, or cannabis, is commonly described as a recreational drug. Its been considered an illegal narcotic for the past sixty to seventy years. Our government considers it to be harmful to the nation. They believe it causes health problems and accidents. In...
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Marijuana should be illegal for the majority of medical purposes because of the potentially dangerous side effects. Some of these side effects include lapse, or no commonsense for decision making. There have been absolutely no cases stating a person has overdosed from smoking marijuana, but there have been several documented cases that prove marijuana was the cause of death. An example of thi...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization
LegalizationLegalization of marijuana has been a controversial issue in the U.S. forthe past several years. The people vs. the federal government is just one ofthe main debates over legalization. In the past marijuana was required to be grown on most plantations inthe southern region. It could be purchased in one ounce packages for onlytwenty five cents. Further down the time line we fin...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana Purposes HistoryThroughout history marijuana has been used toserve various purposes in many differentcultures. The purposes have changed over timeto fit in with the current lifestyles.This pattern is also true in American history.The use of marijuana has adapted to the socialclimate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibissativa, was mentioned in historical manus...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana What s illegal, friendly to the environment, not supported by the powers that be, and gets you banged up in nick for possession of it? Well the answer can only be the green bud, the Buddha, the wacky backy or the puff, well what ever you call it it all boils down to the simple name of marijuana. So how come this plant has gained such a cult following over the thousand and odd years ...
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Marijuana essays / The Effects Of Marijuana
The effects of Marijuana are as followed: a light-headedness, sudden and extreme hunger, squinty eyes, and after so long, a tiredness feeling that sometimes, and sometimes not, goes away. I like Mariuana, it's fun, I'm smoking a bowl right now as I type this, I hope this works, I don't really have any real research paper to submit, but I need a book report of animal farm by tomorrow. Be...
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Marijuana essays / Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana Since marijuana was discovered, it was smoked to get high and to cope with suffering medical conditions. Scientists are now realizing that marijuana could help in some medical cases. It s not particularly effective across the board, but it may be effective for some people some times, LaMar McGinnis (medical consultant to the American Cancer Society). It should be availa...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizing Marijuana
Marijuana has been used throughout history in many different cultures to change mood, perception, and consciousness - in other words, to get high. Its effects range from increasing creativity to provoking mystical experiences, to heightening the capacity to feel, sense and share. After alcohol, it is the most popular of what are called "recreational drugs." It has been used around the world ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization Most people would say marijuana is bad for you but other would tell you it is the most wonderful thing on earth. Have you ever heard of anyone over dosing on marijuana? In many cases most people overdose on other drugs but not usually marijuana. You can get alcohol poisoning from drinking too much. So why isn’t alcohol illegal? Many people die from alcohol incidents everyd...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization
Why Should the Government Make Marijuana Legal? I think there is a large population of people in the United States who feel the government of this country has made a huge mistake in the war on drugs. Instead of focusing in on the deadly, harsh drugs, the government has decided that the harmless drug, marijuana, needs to be eliminated. It has been the focus of much criticism and endless anti-s...
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Marijuana essays / My Joint View
My friend, John, has an uncle who had cancer eight years ago. For five months, he had to get shots of chemotherapy every week. To him, the cancer wasn’t the enemy but the cure was. He knew that chemotherapy had killed his healthy cells along with his mutated ones. His bones were weak, his hairs were coming off, and his spirit was fading. One day, John sneaked into the hospital w...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Legalization
Should marijuana be legalized? There are many advantages to it that not many people know of. People don't know the facts because marijuana is considered a "drug" and nobody wants to stand up for it. Other countries are already using hemp to make things that are normally made from something else. By using hemp instead of the other raw materials, we save our raw materials for other things. Hemp ca...
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Can anyone give me a reason why marijuana is illegal? What about marijuana is so different than any other drug out there? Is there even a difference? Let's take a look. Marijuana is a drug obtained from dried and crumpled parts of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Smoked by rolling in tobacco paper or placing in a pipe. It is also otherwise consumed worldwide by an estimated 200,000,000 ...
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The Deviance of Marijuana Smokers Marijuana smokers were once considered regular members of society. In 1937 all that changed when marijuana was banned and made illegal. The smokers were labeled as deviants from then on. I studied marijuana smokers and discussed their deviance. I would like to see whether they are ordinary members of society or deviants. I want to answer the questio...
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Both California and Arizona have taken the long needed initiative and approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The California bill says that patients may use marijuana with a doctor's recommendation. It does not, however, allow doctors to prescribe the drug. Arizona voters passed a bill that swings out even further to the left than California's. Voters in Arizona think that p...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Has the time come to legalize marijuana? Marijuana has been known to man for quite some time now and has been used for centuries. The Marijuana prohibition has been in effect since 1937 and continues today. The real question is, is it time that we as Americans reconsider this prohibition and look closer at the possible positive effects that marijuana can offer? If the main goal of ma...
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Marijuana essays / Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse Drug abuse affects all of us in our daily lives. It ruins families and destroys relationships. Teens especially are prone to drug abuse due to immense peer pressure, everyday stress, and depression. Marijuana use is on the rise everywhere, and with marijuana comes the harder drugs, making drug abuse an important and critical issue in the world today. There are many issues on d...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization
Legalization Have you ever been arrested for possession of marijuana? Last year there were more than 695,201 marijuana arrests in the United States. Of those arrests 87.2% were for possession - not for sale or manufacture of marijuana. There have been over 11 million marijuana arrests in the United States since 1965. 12.7% of today s overcrowded federal prison population is made up of people i...
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Marijuana essays / Cannabis
Cannibis Sativa Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical m...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization
Legalization Legalization of marijuana has been a controversial issue in the U.S. for the past several years. The people vs. the federal government is just one of the main debates over legalization. In the past marijuana was required to be grown on most plantations in the southern region. It could be purchased in one ounce packages for only twenty five cents. Further down the time ...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Conflict
Marijuana Conflict In investigating the matter of California s proposition 215 and Arizona s proposition 200, I found out of many important issues that need to be discussed before making the decision of legalizing marijuana completely. In the run-up to November s elections, opponents of California s proposition 215 and Arizona s proposition, both of which allow doctors to recommend or prescrib...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Cannibis Sativa Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was ...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is a relatively harmless drug that governments around the world have made illegal. If legalized, marijuana can be beneficial to society in a number of ways: whether it be for medical, economic, or public safety reasons. Marijuana has been proven to treat several life debilitating, and even life threatening diseases. Although it is not a cure, m...
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Marijuana essays / Teen Drug Abuse
Teen Drug Use Teen drug use is on the rise in the 90's. But one of the most popular drugs is marijuana beacause it is so easy to get and usually cheap. But there are many other kinds of drugs, you got PCP, LSD, Hash, and many others that come from the same plant but all of them are hazardous to your body and your health. Most people use the drugs just to forget about everything, but they forge...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization Legalization of marijuana has been a controversial issue in the U.S. for the past several years. The people vs. the federal government is just one of the main debates over legalization. In the past marijuana was required to be grown on most plantations in the southern region. It could be purchased in one ounce packages for only twenty five cents. Further down ...
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Marijuana essays / Wed2view(A)
Legalization of Marijuana-----The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare bothsides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other ; onethose who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have beenfighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physicia...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as earl...
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Marijuana essays / Cannibis Sativa
Cannibis SativaThroughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many differentcultures. The purposes have changed over timeto fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the socialclimate of the time.Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibissativa, was mentioned in historical manuscriptsas e...
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Marijuana essays / Just Some Bad Logic
Just Some Bad Logic The Battle For Medical Marijuana in The War on Drugs is an article written by William E. Stempsey debating over why the dispute against the legalization of medical marijuana is just bad logic. The article is clearly for the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes and gives several opinions on why opponents of this issue are incorrect with their arguments. Stempse...
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Marijuana essays / History Of Marijuana
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
The Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana is a very controversial topic. This subject has been debated numerous times over the past few years. The issues surrounding marijuana are both varied and complex. There are many people in the world who have their own personal views and beliefs on this topic. Some people believe that the legalization of marijuana is only accepta...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Effects
Filip Kucera 5/7/01 Marijuana Smoking a joint, Lighting a bowl, cuttin a blunt. These are all terms that are reffered to when someone is smoking Marijuana. Marijuana is becoming more mainstream every year. There are even some attempts to legalize it. But there still remains the fact that it has effects on different parts of the body when it is being smoked. There are three most known e...
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Marijuana essays / The Truth About Marijuana
The Truth About Marijuana. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States and tends to be the first illegal drug teens use. However, this is not to say that the majority of teens use marijuana. In fact, according to a 1994 survey of high school seniors, while 30.7% used marijuana sometime within the past year, 69.3% did not use marijuana. Additionally, most marijuana user...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Paper
Marijuana Marijuana is an illegal narcotic drug and is a green or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is also known by its many slang names like pot, weed, Mary Jane, dope and chronic. The main active chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). The THC causes a series of cellular reactions with protein in certain n...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Marijuana: Don t Deny the Truth Marijuana, the word makes most Americans shutter with the thought of drugs and the drug war. But, have we really sat down and looked at the facts. Without any question, I know that we have not. The actual truth is that the Cannabis plant actually has more good than bad that may come out of it. If one were to add to that statement the fact that total legaliza...
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Marijuana essays / Ganja
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibissativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as ...
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Marijuana essays / Wise To Legalize?
1) Here in the United States a war is being fought, this war has been going on for nearly a century in our country alone, this war is one that cannot be won by the U.S. government unless it finally realizes its mistake and legalizes the drug which we call marijuana. Fighting the drug war costs the American people 28 billion tax dollars every year to enforce a law which restricts the rights of t...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana Should marijuana be legalized? This has been an enormous controversial issue for the last couple of decades. It's a drug that can be good for you, yet cause many great dangers. There are many views supporting and opposing the legalization of cannabis. A patient suffering from AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and other serious conditions often find marijuana th...
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Marijuana essays / The Effects Of Marijuana
The Effects of Marijuana Marijuana has become one of the most widely used drugs in the United States. Marijuana has many different effects which result from using the drug. Effect means how a person reacts to the drug. Marijuana is a mild hallucinogenic drug which is used for individual pleasure or medical treatment. The effects can be physical, psychological, or medicinal. Many physi...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Preliminary findings from a recent study on marijuana smoke indicate that waterpipes offer smokers little protection against the harmful tars found in cannabis. The study was sponsored by California NORML and MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) and its findings were released in a California NORML press release. According to the release, "The reason [for this startling ...
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Should Marijuana be Legalized? Aaron Roberts Mr. Marshall 4/5/00 Marijuana should be legalized. Marijuana s composition is complex, and has a number of physiological effects. Also, a reason for marijuana legalization is the potential wealth of health benefits that have largely been ignored (www.howardcc.edu). In addition, there are many industrial uses for the cannabis plant (www.sandi.ne...
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Marijuana essays / Drugs
Should Marijuana be Legalized? Arguments For and Against Essay written by Unknown The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other ; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro m...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizing Marijuana
What this can't be true, marijuana can't be good for you it causes asthma and bronchitis. Oh wait I almost forgot thats just another misconception of marijuana in truth it is actually good for people suffering from asthma and bronchitis. Yeah right, this wonder of a drug isn't only not bad for you, but it can actually promote good health. This drug can save lives, it can restore p...
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Having successfully completely the last of his final exams, Joe Smith, a college student decided to celebrate by spending his friday night at a party. Smith knew well that the atmosphere of the party would not be complete without alchohol and marijuana. He did not smoke or go to campus parties often and he had only a little champaign once at a friend's wedding. What Smith did not know was that a...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana 3
MARIJUANA Marijuana is the third most valuable cash crop in the U.S. Many people harvest it in Mexico. A few years ago money was made excessively from the importation of this drug. The money made was about 15 billion dollars. Most people think that Marijuana, Mary Jane,is addictive. Researchers now say that Marijuana is not addictive, and it soothes and relaxes the body. Marijuana s scien...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other ; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association fo...
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Legalization of Marijuana During the Carter, Reagan, and Bush administrations, eight people in the United States were allowed to use marijuana for medicinal purposes under the Compassionate Investigative New Drug program. However, since the Clinton administration no new applications have been accepted. Therefore, other patients who need marijuana to alleviate the nausea and loss of appet...
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Marijuana essays / Contributions Of Marijuana
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannabis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2...
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Fifteen years ago the word AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was barely used in the United States. Today, it's on the cover of every newspaper, and parents and kids discuss it regularly in the household. It is no longer considered someone else's problem; it is now everyone's problem. Not a day goes by that a person doesn't worry about AIDS. The fear of AIDS is heightened only b...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana-
Legalization of Marijuana- The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other; one those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physicia...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizing Marijuana
Legalizing marijuana What this can't be true, marijuana can't be good for you it causes asthma and bronchitis. Oh wait I almost forgot thats just another misconception of marijuana in truth it is actually good for people suffering from asthma and bronchitis. Yeah right, this wonder of a drug isn't only not bad for you, but it can actually promote good health. This drug can save lives, it ...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Legalization
Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients. Among them are AIDS victims who find that marijuana stimulates their appetites so they can fight off dangerous emaciation; glaucoma sufferers who have used marijuana said it has prevented the...
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Temporary Insanity: Effects of Marijuana on Teens There are many reasons why teens start smoking marijuana. Young people mostly have friends, brothers or sisters who use marijuana and pressure them to try it. Because marijuana is portrayed in music videos, on television, etc., many users think it is cool to be apart of the drug scene. Nevertheless, teenage users need to become more aware of ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalize Marijuana?
Should Marijuana be Legalized? The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue for many, many years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Assoc...
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For years, there has been a contoversy over the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana is a drug made from the top of hemp plants. In the United States, it is classified as a narcotic drug that has been illegal since 1937. Unlike most narcotics though, it does not cause a physical dependency or addiction. Intoxication May cause and of the following: giddiness, sedation, pleasant tranquility, ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana refers to a mixture of leaves, and stems found on the cannabis sativa plant. It has hallucinogenic and pleasure-giving effects on the user when consumed through either smoking or eating. Tetrahydrocannabinal, better known as THC is the non-narcotic psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Marijuana use has been documented as far back as 3000 BC in Central Asia a...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Legalization 2
Ever since it s boom in the 1960 s and 1970 s, marijuana use has been a controversial topic. Marijuana is the dried, shredded flowers and buds of the hemp plant, cannabis saliva (Monroe). It is usually rolled into marijuana cigarettes known as joints, or put into pipes and smoked. The effects of marijuana vary from user to user. Some may feel nothing when using while others, feel relaxed, in...
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Marijuana essays / New Jersey Vs. T.L.O.
New Jersey Vs. T.L.O. Facts of the Case On March 7, 1985 T.L.O. and another student were found smoking in the woman s bathroom. They were then taken to see the Assistant Principal, Mr. Choplick, and were questioned about smoking in the bathroom. Upon further questioning the second student told Mr. Choplick she was smoking T.L.O. denied she was smoking and also claimed I don t smoke at a...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana is the name given to any drug made from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Different forms of this drug are known by different names all around the world. Some of these names are kif in Morocco, dagga in South Africa, and ganja in India. In the last decade marijuana has gotten many street names like grass, pot, tea, reefer, weed, and Mary Jane. Marijuana has been smoked, eaten i...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana Plant Marijuana, also called hemp, bhang, and ganja, is used as an intoxicant in many parts of the world, the leaves or dried flowers being either smoked or eaten. It has also been used as a sedative and analgesic. Hashish, a resin obtained from the top of the flowering plant, is five to eight times more potent than the leaves when smoked. Marijuana, mixture of leaves, stem...
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Marijuana essays / Medical Marijuana
On November 5, 1996, Californians voiced their honest opinion. Californians voted yes on a very controversial proposition - proposition 215. This law allows doctors to prescribe marijuana to patients with diseases that have severe symptoms. For example, cancer patients that undergo chemo-therapy and suffer from severe nausea and aching can benefit from smoking marijuana. Marijuana...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannabis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana Legalization of Marijuana has quickly become a controversial issue in America. In the United States, legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes is spreading to the state level. For example, in November 1996, the people of California and Arizona voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal reasons. As a result of Proposition 215 in California, patients now s...
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Legalization of Marijuana Legalization of Marijuana has quickly become a controversial issue in America. In the United States, legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes is spreading to the state level. For example, in November 1996, the people of California and Arizona voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal reasons. As a result of Proposition 215 in California, patients now smoke mari...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana As Medicine
Marijuana as MedicineNearly everyone in the United States has been or will be affected by cancer or AIDS in one way or another. Working at a hospital I see cancer and AIDS patients on a regular basis. The sight of a nauseous, miserable patient never fails to evoke my sympathies. Not only is the patient suffering, but also their families. What could be worse than watching a family member...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
For over seventy years, marijuana has been a growing problem in our society. Due to all of the controversy over this drug, there have been countless battles fought concerning marijuana’s capabilities. In the 1930’s, a moral panic surfaced with regard to the use of marijuana. The movie Reefer Madness is a perfect example of how the media stereotyped and distorted this new dru...
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Marijuana essays / Med. Marijuana
Medical Marijuana The U.S. Supreme Court may turn Nevada s plan to have sick patients use marijuana into a ruling Monday. They provided no legal leeway for medicinal use of the drug. Assemblywoman Chris Giunchigliani, a Democrat from Las Vegas, who sponsored Nevada s medical marijuana bill, said that the ruling doesn t affect the current plan before the Legislature that would allow pa...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare the issue of legalizing it from both sides. We have two factions fighting each other, those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue in the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Yes Or No
Should Marijuana be Legalized? Abraham Lincoln once said, Prohibition makes crimes out of things that are not crimes. This is true with the prohibition of marijuana: the use of marijuana should not be a crime, but prohibition makes it one. The real crimes being committed are those by the government. The spend billions of our tax dollars every year in the war against marijuana, lie to us ab...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana 6
Medical Marijuana? Marijuana, a drug that has been studied for many decades, provides for a very heated argument. No longer is it seen solely as a hallucinogen, but some claim that it is miracle drug for chemotherapy and glaucoma patients. However, no legitiment medical organizations, see marijuana as a safe and effective medicine. Society is also aware of the harmful and long-term effects of...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana, mixture of leaves, stems, and flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant Cannabis sativa, smoked or eaten for its hallucinogenic and pleasure-giving effects. The psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is concentrated in the flowering tops; hashish, a drug prepared from the plant resin, has about eight times more THC than marijuana. Marijuana grows throughout te...
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Weeding Through the Debate: Should Medicinal Marijuana be Legal? Legalize Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes The debate is hot. Each side has its argument and is ready to fire away with statistics and facts. Should marijuana be legalized for medicinal purposes? Is marijuana actually safe for the body? Can marijuana really help patients in need of a pain killer? There are people wh...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana 2
Legalization of Marijuana in the United States Legalizing Marijuana has become a popular issue with many doctors and their patients in the United States. Doctors and many patients have been petitioning to the United States Government to allow the medical use of marijuana, but the outcome has been unsuccessful. Even though Marijuana has possible side effects, it has been very helpful in t...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana 2
Legalization of Marijuana in the United States Legalizing Marijuana has become a popular issue with many doctors and their patients in the United States. Doctors and many patients have been petitioning to the United States Government to allow the medical use of marijuana, but the outcome has been unsuccessful. Even though Marijuana has possible side effects, it has been very helpful in the me...
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The legalization of marijuana Drug use is becoming more common today than in recent years. Almost anywhere we look, we can find some relation to drugs or drug paraphernalia. The legalization of marijuana has been a very controversial issue for some time in Canada and the US. People argue that it is a useful and harmless drug, yet many people fail to see that this is still an illegal as well as ...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana History / Usage
Marijuana is a drug that has been used for thousands of years. Marijuana was used in ancient China, as far back as 5000 B.C. The Incan’s and Mayan’s used marijuana in religious ceremonies. Marijuana also has roots in this country. The Indians of the plains used marijuana in their peace pipes as a sign of friendship and peace. After prohibition there was a sharp rise in the use of this drug in ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two fractions fighting each other; one of those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue in the halls of justice for years, each coming up with new reasons why they are the righ...
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AIDS is a disease that causes great pain to its sufferers and has no cure. People with AIDS must live much of the rest of their lives in agony because there are few effective treatments available for their pain. There is one treatment, however, that can give relief to AIDS patients and has been proven in studies to do so, but is illegal and cannot be used. That treatment is marijuana, and it ...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded Leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. Marijuana is the name given to the plant cannabis sativa. The legalization of marijuana would not only bring the pointless bickering to a screeching halt, but also tend to those who need relief from pain and certain diseases. All forms of marijuana are Mind-alte...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizing Marijuanna
Legalizing Marijuana The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two opposite opinions fighting each other, those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two sides have been fighting on this issue for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care...
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Marijuana essays / Legalize It
In the words of Peter Tosh "legalize it do not criticize it!" Marijuana Should ve legalized for medicinal, recreational, and religioys purposes. Legalization has been a big issus for the last couple of years. Arizona and Califouria have both instated medical Marijuana laws.These laws are a huge step for universal legalization. Marihuana's medicinal properties are a reason for its legalization...
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Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Marijuana, also known as weed, pot, grass, bud, trees and many other street slang words, should not under any circumstances be legalized due to the negative effects it has on society. It can and would destroy society with time if it were legal, in other words easier to get. Marijuana may not seem so bad but when looked at carefully anyone can clearly see the nega...
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Marijuana essays / Why It Should Be Legal
Why Marijuana Should be Legal For my final paper I am going to do it on why marijuana should be legal. I will provide factual information that will prove that there are more reasons that it should be legal than illegal. Using studies done by doctors and scientist that prove that it is used to cure many illnesses and medical conditions. It can be used also for the government to make m...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizing Marijuana
Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana becoming legal is a topic every American should agree on. The reason being is it would benefit Americans in three ways; there would be less crowding in jails, it would create more tax income, and it would cut down the amount of crime in the country. First, marijuana becoming legalized would be beneficial to the United States because it would reduce the crow...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Marijuana, also called mary-jane, pot, grass, weed, doobey and reefer, is the most commonly used illegal street drug in North America. It causes numerous amounts of health risks, it's a gayway drug, and it can mess up your life by getting you in trouble with the law. Marijuana in it's self could cause brain damage, reproduction and hormonal damage, Immune system damage, cancer, lung d...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana Reform
The Marijuana Reform Party believes: That adults who choose to use marijuana in the privacy of their own homes should not be subject to civil or criminal sanctions. That it is wrong for children to use marijuana, and that such use is best stopped through honest drug education and by providing children with positive alternatives to drug use. That the best way to protect the health a...
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Marijuana essays / Legalizes Marijuan
Federal Drug Enforcement Agency said it's been the DEA's position that large-scale, sophisticated growing operations are a violation of federal law, which prohibits marijuana cultivation. "Proposition 215 simply did not change federal law, and it did not change the San Francisco DEA's interest in these types of cases," spokesman Stan Vegar said. Medical marijuana advocates, however,...
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Marijuana essays / The Drug War
Everyday someone is thrown in state prison for anywhere from 3 years to life for the "illegal" use of the drug known as marijuana. It has come down to it that thousands of pounds of marijuana are smuggled over the border of Mexico and into the United States. Regardless of the fight or struggle of people to insure the so said safety of our younger generations from the use of these drugs more an...
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Marijuana essays / Marijuana
Most users roll loose marijuana into a cigarette commonly known as a "joint." A typical joint contains between 0.5 and 1.0 gram of Marijuana plant matter, which varies in THC content between 5 and 150 milligrams. The drug also can be smoked in a pipe. One well-known type of water pipe is the bong. Within the past few years, users have found another way to smoke the drug, by slicing open cigars a...
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Marijuana essays / Legalization Of Marijuana
Legalization of medical marijuana This act may be cited as the “ legalization of marijuana” Sec. 1 This bill will be for the well being of the pain stricken patients in our nation's hospitals, a doctor that will decide if a patient is illegible to receive marijuana. Sec. 2 Patients will only be permitted to get their marijuana at a hospital or a licensed distributor. Sec. 3 ...

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