The second concern is abuse. States are worried that people who get the medical marijuana card will abuse it and get more than needed or sell it for money. While people may abuse their card just to get high or make money, there is a limit on how much a person with the card. The limit depends on the state and it only exceeded if the doctor recommends it and the state approves it. There are also laws one when and where the marijuana can be in possession.
Secondly, many people cannot afford prescription drugs, recreational marijuana can be used for various ailments and its health benefits exceed expectation. To add, recreational marijuana is taxable! Therefore, it is money that can be put into our communities. Recreational marijuana as intimidating as some may think, can actually benefit our community in many ways. To begin, many believe legalizing marijuana would cause crime to increase, on the contrary legalizing it will lead to a decrease of crime.
215 proposition legalized the use of medical marijuana and allowed people to use this drug without breaking the state law. (Kamin, 2015). In Addition, recreational marijuana became a legal drug in California on January 1, 2018 after proposition 64 was approved (The Desert Sun, 2017). Although, some people acknowledge the benefits that cannabis can have on the body others think it does not have a positive impact on the body. The purpose of this paper is to present the ethical implications of the use of medical marijuana.
However, this ruling does not overturn a state law such as California to allow medical marijuana in their state. However, it does mean that people who have an illness such as Larry Harvey are at risk of being sued by the federal agencies including Drug Enforcement Administration. The Bush administration has been against legalizing medical marijuana, Justice Paul Stevens of the Bush administration has been emphasizing against marijuana stating “unscrupulous physicians” might exploit the broadly worded California law to make marijuana and sell it. On the other hand, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer emphasized that ill citizens of California will continue to grow medical marijuana ignoring the risk of arrest and prosecution under federal law. Attorney General Bill Lockyer said “shows the vast philosophical difference between the federal government and Californians on the rights of patients to have access to the medicine they need to survive and lead healthier lives.” Many citizens of California such as Robert Raich, Angel Raich and Diane Monson who support medical marijuana hoped their voice and the voice of people who support medical marijuana be heard in Congress.
Should Recreational Marijuana be Legal? According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), marijuana is proven to be the most commonly used drug in the United States. Despite this known fact, the drug is legal for recreational uses in only nine states. The legalization of recreational marijuana is a controversial topic that has been debated by the government countless of times weighing its benefits versus its risks. Marijuana, also known as weed, originated in Asia 500 B.C as an herbal medicine; however, in the early 1900s, it began to be used for recreational purposes.
Power Of The Plant How many Americans have been in a situation that they couldn't help or fix, although they have tried everything they could think of? Joe sufferers every single day with the disease Parkinson's. This causes Joe to constantly shake out of his own control. He struggles on a daily to do the simplest things in life like holding a spoon steady. He has been prescribed a variety of different drugs for the past 10 years and none of the medicine worked for this man until his doctor prescribed him with medical marijuana.
Cipla's generic inexpensive antiretroviral drugs were a true game changer. Lives that were considered lost were being saved. It also talks of the efforts of Western government, working on behalf of industry to hinder and cut off supplies of affordable generic drugs by the means of bi-lateral and multilateral trade agreements which low and middle income countries are placed under enormous pressure to sign. High prices are the only trade off for industries that spend a large amount on R & D to find new medicines. Formation of cartels can also be seen in the movie.
Marijuana is a drug made of cannabis which provides a feeling of intense happiness and excitement or intoxication. Due to marijuana’s potential dangerousness, it has been strictly prohibited in most countries since the late 1930s (Guither, 2015). However, five jurisdictions in the United States legalized marijuana because of its incredible uses for medical purposes and low probability of harm, and it causes other countries to consider marijuana legalization (Owen Poindexter, 2014). Today, there is a trend in marijuana legalization like a domino in the states which could eventually affect all the state to legalize marijuana (Smith, 2015). There is a great diversity of opinions about marijuana legalization but the United States has shown its positive attitude towards marijuana legalization.
It can be passed even when an infected person shows no signs or symptoms. Anyone who is sexually active can get HPV. Furthermore, you also can develop symptoms years after you have sex with someone who is infected. This makes it hard to know when you first became infected. Due to this rising threat and issue, scientists from Cleveland Clinics improvised a new medical innovation which may help women get rid of and be protected against the chance of developing cervical cancers.
A little boy named Liam McKnight, whose parents have fought for his right to his medication for years now. I am convinced that medical marijuana must become readily available for people like Liam. My arguments to advocate for this are it saves lives, it’s safer than other medications, and it makes having a normal life a possibility. Medical marijuana (or cannabis) saves lives. Disorders such as Dravet syndrome have no cure and limited resources to treat them.