Marijuana Madness Research Paper

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Marijuana Madness States around the country, more than 20 in total, have legalized medical marijuana. In 2000, Hawaii legalized the distribution of medical marijuana for Hawaii’s patients. The issue now, is whether or not the drug itself will become legalized to be used without medical consent. Many commoners, professionals, and large corporations believe it would better the lives and health for some individuals if they were able to access the drug legally. The government should repeal the ban on marijuana in Hawaii for the sake of people’s health, to treat patients, and to cure sickness. Marijuana is not only seen as a drug, but seen as a vital medication. To some people, it’s used as a cure. They don’t use it to get “high” or to relive their teenage years, but they use it to keep themselves out of pain and suffrage. Some patients spend hundreds of dollars on medication …show more content…

They describe how they did a number of small studies and found out that smoking marijuana can be helpful in treating nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy. They also found that cannabidiol found in the herb, can help treat seizures, can reduce anxiety and paranoia, and can counteract the “high” caused by THC. The ACS also supports the idea by saying, “The American Cancer Society supports the need for more scientific research on cannabinoids for cancer patients, and recognizes the need for better and more effective therapies that can overcome the often debilitating side effects of cancer and its

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