Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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English Persuasive Essay
Medical Marijuana Unfairness
Cannabis Sativa (marijuana) has been around for thousands of years. It’s a plant that grows native to Africa and Asia. But it has been exported all over the world and used for its physcoative ingredients known as THC. The THC gives you a feeling of being high and is now illegal is the single most used elicit substance on the planet today. (Wikipedia) Marijuana has been used for many different reasons over the last couple thousand years. It has been used for medical reasons by the ancient Chinese or for rituals by the Native Americans and later on as “drug” when people just use it to feel the psychoactive affects. (Wikipedia) Because so many people were abusing this substance it was made illegal. And recently in time some states in America have legalized it for medical purposes only. This raises an alarm with a lot of people and is under a lot of controversy because it stands as an illegal substance. Many businesses in the states that legalized marijuana have a zero tolerance law regardless even if you have a medical prescription or not. Myself others are dissatisfied with the way those companies are handling those kind of situations. Marijuana has been used for medical purpose for quite some time now and there is a lot of controversy whether it should be tolerated in the workplace. These people need this drug to function normally because of the diseases or conditions they have and should not be penalized for that when they are trying to make a living in today’s harsh economical world. The medical marijuana users have no other choice because this is the best way to help their illness and you shouldn’t be judged because of that. There are many other drugs that are illegal to have in your possession unless you have a prescription, such as morphine and oxycotton which are strong pain killers. People don’t get fired for having a prescription to those medications and there illegal for recreation use as well? The...
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