Comparing marijuana to cigarettes is not a good claim Gitlow made. When have you ever heard of someone using nicotine products to treat a disease or illness? Nicotine products are the cause of many illnesses or diseases and even death. Yes, marijuana can cause COPD as Gitlow states but who says you have to smoke marijuana to get the positive effects from it? There are many different ways you can ingest the THC from marijuana into your system without smoking it.
“Democratic senators wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, grandfathering that the sale of these products would essentially undermine consumer protections.” (Supporter’s argument) The FDA’s strict regulations would reduce any risks of unsafe e-cigarettes. “There are likely hundreds of e-cigarette products on the market today without any regulatory review of their consequences for public health.” It is the government’s responsibility to protect consumers and ensure that products are safe to use.
Marijuana should remain illegal in the United States, and states that have passed laws to make it legal should reverse those laws. Marijuana is addictive and a gateway drug. Legalizing marijuana will make it generally more available to the public, which will also make it more likely to be used by young adults and children that are not old enough to make smart decisions regarding drug
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. Although these problems have serious concerns, people are making a bigger deal out of them than is
Education about overdose or providing referrals to medical and social services such as health screenings are offered. Also, incorporating harm reduction strategies into public health interventions for people who inject drugs may be helpful in resolving other health care (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). One argument against Needle Exchange programs is that by providing needles and syringes to addicts, the government is essentially condoning illicit and immoral behavior (“Debate: Needle exchanges”). Drug users are continuously given free access of clean utensil to shoot up. Instead of providing them access, the government should focus on punishing drug users, discourage drug-use, and provide more treatment for quitting
Marijuana is one of the plants that has both positive and negative side effects for the users. Most people have considered marijuana as a taboo, but the truth is, marijuana is not always illegal; it has been used by our ancestors since ancient times, as a traditional medicine. It has also been proven from laboratory research that marijuana can cure various diseases, including nerve-related disease. Therefore, the use of marijuana should not be regarded as controversial, but as an alternative treatment, especially for the nerve system.
Marijuana is one of the most common drugs in the world and it comes from a special plant known as Cannabis Sativa. Marijuana has become commonly known by other names such as weed, pot, Mary Jane, ganja, grass, cannabis and many others. National Institute of Drug Abuse. 2013. What is marijuana?. [ONLINE] Available at:http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/what-marijuana.
Another reason that people are now understanding is that marijuana is not addicting. Like regular tobacco cigarettes, alcohol, prescription pills and even caffeine. (Jacques, 2014) How interesting is
You can snort cocaine since it 's a powder. Many people also rub it on their gums or dissolve it in water and shoot it directly into their bloodstream via their veins. Crack comes from heating the leaves of the cocaine plant with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate and water. In doing so you remove the hydrochloride. What results is a very potent form of cocaine.
The Dangers of Demerol Demerol is similar to oxycodone. The drug provides immediately relieves pain, but overusing the medication can a resistance to the drug. People who overuse Demerol need higher doses of the medication to feel the pain relieving effects of the drug. The Popularity of Codeine Codeine is often found in prescription and over the counter cough syrup medications. The syrup is an opioid, and the drug is commonly added to soda at parties.
In conclusion, it is no secret that marijuana has not always been given a positive image, but cannot be ruled out as a medicine. Marijuana could potentially treat many illnesses and may even some day cure cancer. Medical Marijuana should be legalized for those who are responsible and could greatly benefit from its medicinal
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
Finally, the article asks “Should opioids be used to treat addiction?” That is definitely not the way to go about it. If a person had an addiction to smoking, would one treat it by telling them to just go smoke a different type of cigarette? No, that’s why doctors should treat opioid addiction by other therapy that is not addictive
When one uses it for pleasure, they are looking for a high that last for four or five hours. A person might just start to smoke once in awhile, but before no time, they are addicted to it and there’s no turning back. Marijuana is known to be a stepping stone. That is true, 90% of those using hard drugs, such as heroin, started with marijuana. People do get a high and do feel good but overall marijuana is bad for you.
Something that was interesting to find out though, in the description of the reagent color test they show the lighter color on top and the darker one on the bottom. But just as the test that was conducted showed and what Officer had said was that the darker color is always on the top and the lighter on