Gatlin Hawkins

Topics: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Chemotherapy Pages: 2 (594 words) Published: May 8, 2013
Gatlin hawkins
Tara DeLaigle
10th grade literature
March 30 2012

Medicinal Marijuana
Have your parents ever seen someone in pain physically or mentally? Well if they haven’t tell them to look in a hospital they will see that everyone in there is in some kind of pain. Nobody can do a thing about it either. All of this research to try to find the perfect drug to relieve pain and its been right there in front of us the whole time. Marijuana that's the answer its said to be one of the best pain relievers you can get you hands on. The thing is you can't have it the government wont allow it. Medicinal marijuana should be legalized.

The leading treatment for post traumatic stress disorder is found to be as useless as placebos otherwise known as sugar pills. But medicinal marijuana is believed to be a very useful treatment for it. The only problem is the government wont allow it they wont even allow testing of the drug. People should put themselves in a war veterans place just imagine that they just got home from taking innocent lives everyday and, all day you do nothing but think about what you did. Then progressively it keeps getting worse and worse they start having nightmares, flash backs, sadness, disconnected from the world anxious and, the list goes on and on, and the same people that made you do this the government wont help you. So many people are pushing for the legalization of medicinal marijuana. The California medical association which represents more than 35,000 physicians also are urging the legalization of the drug.(Anthony) Here we have trained doctors wanting this to be legalized but the government who knows nothing about the medical field wont allow it.

The uses for medicinal cannabis are endless most of them are know but there could be more but Americans will never know unless it is legalized. Some of the uses it can be used for is for recovering cancer patients. When cancer patients are using chemo radiation it makes them feel very...
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