Also there has been no medical use accepted by the FDA. And even though some physicians recommend its use, they could still be arrested and prosecuted for “aiding and abetting” (Hoffman & Weber, 2010) against the federal law. But for those states that have legalized it, patients could qualify, with or without a card, and be able to use marijuana for certain medical conditions. Many physicians do not know what stance to take on this issue because even if it is legal within the state, they do not want to risk getting their license taken away
These people claim that smoking marijuana is harmful to the lungs and brain development of teenagers. Cigarettes have the same, if not greater, damaging effect on human lungs yet the government does not infringe upon Americans’ right to take such health risks. Although there have been no scientific study to validate that smoking marijuana damages brain development, a simple resolution would be to make the legal age for smoking and possessing marijuana in the mid 20’s when the brain is completely developed. The argument of the dangers of marijuana can also be made for the opposing side. Illegal and unregulated marijuanna posing far more dangers to people than if marijuana was regulated by the government.
The main ethical challenge about the use of medical marijuana is the fact that many people are against drug use and marijuana is an illegal substance in many parts of Australia. Being a new topic there are very few philosophical events/report that analyse medical marijuana, however, the rule of utilitarianism can still be applied. Utilitarianism is a theory where the pros and cons are evaluated on the outcomes of choosing one action/policy over other actions/policies, it takes the action and interests of others into account (na, 2003, Online Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy). The use of medical marijuana obeys the theory of Utilitarianism as it benefits the minority of people that require access to the drug and does not cause any harm to those who do not require the drug. It has become clear that the position of ethicist must be with the use of medical marijuana as it provides the most favourable outcome for the entire
Tessa Quayle, one of the main characters in the film is considered as an outspoken woman. Tessa initially realizes that there is a major issue with the company named as three bees. The pharmaceutical company named Three Bees is testing a tuberculosis drug on the Kenyan people mainly because they know that they will get away with it. The country has no specific laws to protect the people from Kenya and they know for a fact that they will not get into trouble if something were to go bad while the drug was in its "testing" stage. The pharmaceutical company marketed the drug as free treatment and to get people to voluntarily take them.
In recent years there has been a debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana for medical use. People fear that it might be abused by others claiming to need it while those that truly need it, get put on the sidelines. Marijuana can be a hot topic, but with research people can come to understand why it should be legalized for medical use. For example, Amy and Lou Weiss are new marijuana entrepreneurs and they believe that their business can help those in pain. In their article called, “We Got into Medical Marijuana to Help People, Now We’re Under Siege”, in the Washington Post they prompt the idea that medical marijuana is needed to help ease pain, but major flaws such as logical fallacies can make it harder for the reader to comprehend
Marijuana should not be legalized because of it lack medicinal use, it encouraged addiction, and it increases the risk of driving accidents. Firstly, there is a controversy about lack of the number of support for marijuana medical claim. As we all know, marijuana has already put on use as a medical treatment in hospital for a long time. Accordingly, there is low and moderate-quality evidence supporting the effectiveness of marijuana for medical use. There is a research illustrate that
If we need to use drugs that are prescribed by the doctor, we should use them, how they are supposed to be used. Don’t be a zero, be a DARE hero to me means that we need to do something about people taking drugs and be a number instead of people being a zero and not doing anything. Marijuana, meth, heroin, and inhalants can all cause death or medical issues. We learned in the role-playing that our friends can make us do things we don’t want to do. That is called personal or peer pressure.
Medical marijuana (or cannabis) is any fraction of the marijuana plant basically used for the treatment of health problems. People use it all over the world to alleviate and treat their symptoms and not to get high. Most of the marijuana, legally sold as a medicine contains the same ingredients as the type that people smoke to get high. However, some medical marijuana is grown especially to contain less of the chemicals that bring feelings of ecstasy. 1.
Legalize marijuana Marijuana some people think it needs to be outlawed, while others think it needs to be fully legal. Marijuana is proven to be helpful in the medical field by letting people with immense pain not feel as much pain for a length of time, but it also helps people relax and enjoy life more. If it has a positive benefit in the medical field then why must it be outlawed just because it has been known to be very addictive it not like it will harm you if you know self control and don’t light up every second you can. It only hurts people with no self control. Marijuana should be fully legal in all 50 states.
“its terrible! I gave her that cap before I realized she’s never even had a drink!” (page 114). Its was so rare that a person didn’t take drugs at this time , and the author shows us that in this line. With taking narcotics being so popular at this time, opinions about drugs weren’t usually expressed in a negative way. In the 1970’s it was very acceptable b7y peace encouragers to take physcodics, but wasn’t accepted by others.
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
Although the government did not take any actions from the pressure the case of Terrance Parker was the one that changed everything. Terrence Parker, a man that suffered from severe epileptic seizures had been charged with multiple counts of drug possession. His lawyers defended him by stating that the chargers violated Mr.Parker’s charter rights . During his trial, the judge found that the chargers did in fact violate his charter rights of liberty and security of the person as people should have access to the necessary medical treatments without the fear of being charged. Mr. Parker was the first Canadian to be exempt from being charged for the possession or cultivation of medical
After this act was passed, the government was locking down on products that were exposed to the public, preventing producers from contaminating our products, but contamination was not the only problem the government faced. In 1910, the American government seized a fairly large quantity of a product called Johnson’s Mild Combination Treatment for Cancer, this case brought up one major issue of the act. The medication that the government took was not polluted with any poisonous chemicals, but the producers labeled the product with false advertisement. The medication label stated that it was a suppresser of cancer progression, which it was not. The Supreme Court ruled against them “finding that the product 's false claims of effectiveness were not within the scope of the Pure Food and Drugs Act, Congress enacted the Shirley Amendment in 1912 to overcome the ruling in U.S. v. Johnson” (FDA Consumer Magazine, 2009).
He wants to take the money used for the military and lower the amount that we spend and move that money to health care, education and infrastructure. He also believes in not putting boots on the ground in combat situations. He wants to stop the spread of ISIS and other radical Islamic terrorism by using brains and negotiation, not by using bombs and war. (ontheissues.org) Gary Johnson also supports the legalization of marijuana. He has been a strong supporter of the legalization of weed because he was the CEO of a company that sold marijuana and hoped to gain as legalization became legal throughout the nation.