Disadvantages Of Marijuana Essays and Term Papers

  • Marijuana Advantage and Disadvantages

    controversy about marijuana. Marijuana may not kill in a situation such as an automobile accident. In this paper it talks about the risks and benefits of using marijuana. Suicide, mental disorders, and worse depression can be bigger risks of using marijuana. All together marijuana can be less dangerous...

      1760 Words | 5 Pages   Al Capone, Mental disorder, Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Prohibition

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    Many people view peer pressure as a bad thing, but peer pressure can be both a positive and a negative thing. The same goes for peer groups and friends there are bad peer groups and there are good peer groups. Peer groups and certain groups of friends are bad sometimes because you can see one of your...

      1508 Words | 4 Pages   Peer group, Adolescence, Socialization, Child

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    Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana was first used for medicinal purposes dating back as early as the 1600’s. However, a law was passed in 1930, which banned the substance. Since then we have been fighting a never-ending war on drugs that has estimated to be over a trillion dollar failure, and we...

      1035 Words | 3 Pages   Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States, Medical cannabis, Medical cannabis in the United States, War on Drugs

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    presentation. The brain is easily damaged by toxic substances, like Ecstasy. Once it gets into the brain it goes to work on some neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals in your brain that control what we feel, what we remember, and how we move, among other things. While Ecstasy...

      1091 Words | 4 Pages   Drug withdrawal, Substance dependence, Serotonin, MDMA

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    Marijuana vs cigarettes See also: Smoking Marijuana does not cause lung cancer Top anti drug researcher changes his mind: says legalize marijuana Marijuana and your lungs: recent studies Pot is not like tobacco The Effects of Marijuana Smoke There are many reasons why marijuana is not worse ...

      1039 Words | 4 Pages   Health effects of tobacco, Smoking, Cannabis smoking, Cannabis (drug)

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    "The Truth About Cannabis" Is marijuana as bad as society makes it out to be? Since the 1930's marijuana has been illegal in the United States. That being said it's somehow America's number one cash crop. Users of the drug aren't the only ones who support cannabis; many of us who do not indulge are...

      593 Words | 2 Pages   Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States, Legality of cannabis, Cannabis (drug), Illegal drug trade

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    Using the text and additional materials, argue the case for marijuana being a dangerous drug on its own merits (regardless of your personal view). Marijuana has dangerous long term and short term effects. Inaba and Cohen (2004) discuss marijuana by stating that, “within a few minutes of smoking the user...

      909 Words | 3 Pages   Cannabis sativa, Cannabis (drug), Medical cannabis, Cannabis

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    because she was high on Marijuana. Thankfully, the child was not physically injured; however, the mother was put in jail and she lost her child to CPS. B. THESIS Example: Marijuana is a very dangerous and addictive substance; despite assurances from varied sources, Marijuana impairs memory, affects...

      1032 Words | 4 Pages   Cannabis (drug), Neurotransmitter, Medical cannabis, Substance dependence

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    We believe that marijuana use should be legal all across the nation. Marijuana has been around for over 3000 years, and illegal for only about 200 now (According to drugpolicyfacts.org/marijuanafacts). Laws are already popping up across the nation for legalisation with Colorado leading the way. Enforcing...

      391 Words | 2 Pages   Drug liberalization, Legal history of cannabis in the United States, Prohibition of drugs, Recreational drug use

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    Pros and Cons of Marijuana Niki De Leon November 13, 2012 Fall 2012 English 110 section 14 Mr. Johnson In the early 1900s possession or intoxication of marijuana was considered illegal in the Untied States of America. Marijuana started to become the thing to do in the 1960s. In...

      2355 Words | 6 Pages   Hemp, Effects of cannabis, Cannabis (drug), Substance dependence

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    2013 The Problem with Marijuana There are many issue facing America and all of Earth today. One of the biggest is on if marijuana should be legal or not. The answer should be that it should stay illegal, but many people today would not agree. This issue is big as marijuana is one of the most used...

      1522 Words | 4 Pages   Tobacco smoking, Substance dependence, Medical cannabis, California Proposition 215 (1996)

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    Afraid of Big Marijuana" written by David Frum and talks about the recent legalization in many western states in the United States. Kevin Sabet, head of the Smart Approaches to Marijuana, has stated a retreat policy on medical marijuana allowing Colorado and Washington to legally retail marijuana. There is...

      564 Words | 1 Pages   Medical cannabis in the United States, Illegal drug trade

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    Introduction Marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, is taken from the leaves and flowering tops of the Cannabis Sativa plant. It also comes in a more concentrated, resinous form, called hashish, and as a sticky black liquid called hash oil. Marijuana in the Philippines...

      1152 Words | 4 Pages   Cannabis smoking, Cannabis (drug), Medical cannabis, Health effects of tobacco

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    obvious that for years marijuana has been misconceived as a harmless drug. Contrary to popular opinion marijuana should not be legalized. Though benefits like tax revenue and medical use are tempting arguments, marijuana is not worth the adverse destruction it causes. Marijuana is addictive, permitting...

      537 Words | 2 Pages   Drug withdrawal, Psychosis, Substance use disorder, Recreational drug use

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    Professor Brand ENC 1101 28 September 2013 Marijuana has been around since man was created. Our founding fathers grew and smoked cannabis frequently. It wasn't until the 1900s marijuana became a problem, and was looked at negatively. Legalizing marijuana would prove to aid millions in the medical field...

      1434 Words | 4 Pages   Hemp, Effects of cannabis, Cannabis (drug), Medical cannabis

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    GREGORY ONGERA STI. 1. Define what is an STI? Are illnesses that have a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of sexual behavior including vaginal intercourse ;Oral sex and anal sex 2. What causes STI’s? Bacteria, including chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Viruses,...

      642 Words | 3 Pages   Sexually transmitted disease, Safe sex, Irritation, Trichomoniasis

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    parent decides to consume marijuana. Marijuana impairs a parent’s judgment and disenables them to provide the child with the necessary care they need. Parents under the influence of marijuana are not only endangering their lives but the lives of their innocent child. Marijuana affect basic functions such...

      1550 Words | 5 Pages   Adolescence, Substance abuse, Cannabis (drug), Psychology

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    It’s no secret that marijuana is the third most used recreational drug in the United States following alcohol and tobacco. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in 2009, 16.7 million Americans aged 12 or older used marijuana at least once in the month prior to being surveyed. The controversy...

      442 Words | 2 Pages   Recreational drug use, Anabolic steroid

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    Marijuana: An Opportunity for Nationwide Crime Reduction, Medical Advancement, and Economic Reformation Brian Martin Blue Ridge Community College Mrs. Crowder Rhoden English 111-11 November 15, 2012 Abstract The decriminalization of marijuana has been a hot topic for debate over the last...

      1675 Words | 5 Pages   Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States, Medical cannabis, Drug liberalization, Illegal drug trade

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    Smoking Marijuana has an Impact on Health Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Smoking Marijuana has an Impact on Health Marijuana is currently a controversial topic throughout the United States and has been for several years. Marijuana is called pot, grass, or weed. Marijuana is the third most...

      861 Words | 3 Pages   Health effects of tobacco, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Cannabis sativa, Effects of cannabis

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