How amazing it is that Marijuana can make difference in a great area in our brain. In addition, the physical addiction, which means the physiological response after cut off the drugs supplies. It always appears in movies or TV shows, and it is also real in our life. However, the physical addiction of Marijuana is way lower than any other drugs. So that is one of the reasons why many people hold the idea that the government should not forbid Marijuana at
Keeping Marijuana Illegal. Marijuana is a drug that is used by approximately 38% in America. Recently, there has been a movement to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use. Some states and communities have already passed laws to legalize marijuana and many more have plans to bring legalization to a vote in the near future.
“Since only a small percentage of state prisoners are there for marijuana offenses, how much would we be saving in criminal justice costs?”(Gitlow 2015) He is basically saying that some help is the same as no help. I hope the audience would view his opinions on this negatively so judges can stop giving shorter sentences to criminal who deserves longer ones for violent acts. Marijuana is legal to buy in the states of Washington and Colorado but there are still 48 states yet to jump on the bandwagon. Those that believe marijuana should be legalized feel it would alleviate our criminal justice system, overcrowding in jails, and save billions of taxpayer dollars.
This subject has been debated numerous times over the past few years. People’s points of view and researches about the topic have varied greatly. Some people believe that marijuana should be legalized, while the rest feel should stay prohibited. Proponents of marijuana argue that there are numerous medical benefits and that the drug is not more harmful than tobacco or alcohol. On the other hand, opponents argue that marijuana is too dangerous; its legalization would increase the chances of the drug falling into the hands of teens and that marijuana use often progresses to the use of more dangerous drugs like heroin and cocaine.
Nevertheless, cannabis oil has been a miracle treatment for many of these families. Yet, current legalities place pronounced restraints on the substance. There is hope though, in the form of new legislation. H.R.2273-Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act of 2017 will remove CBD and CBD derived
Back in the early twentieth century, marijuana was mainly used for medical purposes in the US. Now, both it 's recreational and medical use is increasingly being consumed by the population and the tendency is to continue increasing. Much has been said about the use of marijuana as a solution to different health problems, and although not everything that is said is true, it cannot be ignored that marijuana can help in the treatment of some cases of adult patients. CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, was opposed to the medicinal use of cannabis. Based on his knowledge as a neurologist, he was convinced that the drug was dangerous and had dismissed its supposed therapeutic benefits.
There is a new groovy movement Hunter S. Thompson could get behind. Well, sort of. EmmaSofia, a nonprofit organization located in Oslo, Norway is pushing for legal psychedelics. This could make tripping a less paranoid experience. The company has targeted the drug policies of the 1970s.
These opposers do have some ground to stand on. The price of harder illegal narcotics such as heroin and cocaine have dropped since the beginning of the war on drugs. Also the number of high school seniors reported
Many have debate reason why it should be legal, one GREAT reason it should be legalized or at least first to not be called as a "dangerous drug" is that NO ONE person in the history of marijuana existence has anyone over dose or died from marijuana. (Jacques, 2014) In the Huff Post they state that 2010, 38,329 people died from drug overdoses. And sixty of those were from prescription drugs and 25,692 people died from alcohol related causes. (Jacques, 2014) .
The Medicinal Woodstock “...I am here to apologize... because I [did not] look hard enough, until now.” (Sanjay Gupta, Source 2). This quote comes directly from Sanjay Gupta’s, CNN’s senior medical correspondent, article entitled “Why I Changed My Mind on Weed,” (2013). He wrote it as an apology for misleading the public in 2009 in his article “Why I Would Vote No on Pot,” in which he stated the cons against medical marijuana, and why he believed it should not be legalized. Medical marijuana has been an extremely controversial topic in the United States – as states across the nation legalize it, and others stay true to the ban – but, overall, it should be legalized.
Baron first introduces cannabis with its early frequent use for medicinal purpose. However, driven by political and social factors rather than scientific factors, this plant has shifted its status from legal to illegal during past decades. Still, Baron points out the fact that cannabis used in medicinal field shows its efficiency in treating a multitude of diseases, especially chronic pain disorders including headache. Students in particular should find this article useful for summarizing the early history of marijuana and answering the question how it became illegal. The political movements mentioned provide social perspective to explain the illegal status of cannabis with details.
The opposition’s final argument against medical marijuana is that marijuana is a gateway drug. Although marijuana itself is not a gateway drug, it may be associated with other drugs because of individuals who abuse drugs in general. There is no evidence that proves marijuana a gateway drug. However, scientists believe the addictive nature of individual drug users is caused by that user 's environment and personality (MIRIAM BOERI). Many people may choose marijuana first because of the short lasting effects.
These states were engulfed into the common phrase “weed state.” Although cannabis is legalized for use recreationally there are still many rules to follow. These rules include: license to retail, possession of a minor, restricted areas, and many more. These rules are put in place to avoid the juvenile crimes that come along with cannabis itself. Cannabis in the underground market has now become more popular setting the stage for the increase in dangerous juvenile behavior.
Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs Introduction Prescription drugs are a major issue in today’s society. They are the second most abused category of drugs in the United States, next to marijuana (Office of National Drug Control Policy, 2011). Many teens do not understand the consequences of abusing these drugs.