Persuasive Speech On Medical Marijuana

946 Words4 Pages
Dale Audet Matt Tasselmyer Echhit Joshi Specific Idea: To persuade my audience that medical marijuana should be legal throughout the United States. Central Idea: Medical marijuana should be legal for many reasons including that it can save/make money for the states; it’s safer than alcohol and tobacco, and it has plenty of health benefits. VISUAL AID: FOR THE PRESENTATION SHOW A PICTURE OF MyKayla Attention Getter: I’m sure everyone has had someone close to you fight through some type of illness, disease or even just struggle with their health. I want to share a story with you today about a very special girl named MyKayla Comstock. According to Noelle Crombies article ‘Medical marijuana for a child with leukemia’, Mykayla, started showing cancer symptoms last spring. She was diagnosed with leukemia and underwent chemotherapy. MyKayla stated that, “The chemotherapy makes you feel like you want to stay up all night long." She is now prescribed medical marijuana and it helps her eat, sleep and even feel happy. Her mother said, “she’s like she was before. She’s a normal kid.” Medical marijuana has helped to ease MyKayla’s pain and made this time a little easier for her and her family. Preview: I’d like to tell you some of the many reasons medical marijuana should be legal throughout the United States. Three reasons I will focus on today is it can save/make money for the states, it being safer than alcohol and tobacco, and the health benefits of marijuana. Transition: Let’s
Open Document