Argumentative Research Essay
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As children grow up, they are taught that marijuana is illegal and very harmful to you. What they don’t realize is it’s not in any way harmful, however it is illegal. What the government can’t seem to explain is why. The use of marijuana does not lead to addiction, does not kill brain cells, and does not cause cancer or any other health concerns (The Union: Business Behind Getting High). These concerns are all part of what society believes today because of what they are fed through false government research and media. The Union: Business Behind Getting High tells the truths about marijuana’s effects on health, the body, the community, the government: the society as a whole, which is why everyone should watch this documentary.
The Union: Business Behind Getting High says marijuana has been illegal for less than one percent of its lifetime here on earth from the first dated marijuana growth. The war on this plant has only been going on for a short period of time. In fact, the United States government used to have a law making it illegal to own a farm and not be growing marijuana (The Union: Business Behind Getting High). How within one hundred years can a plant go from the largest grown crop to the least is a question I’m sure I’m not the first to wonder about. The government doesn’t give out too much information on why weed is actually illegal, what they do excessively however is lie to society with false scientific research. The government did a test on apes where they would fill their lungs with so much weed smoke within 5 minutes that there was no oxygen going to their body. It’s proven that after that amount of time, brain damage will start to occur (The Union: Business Behind Getting High). They used this research to claim that weed kills brain cells, and they did it all with cleverly leaving the time without oxygen going to the apes out. The documentary is filled with proven facts that most...
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