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    The debate over athletes' use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs has taken on newfound urgency in recent months. A report by former Sen. George Mitchell, released in December, mentioned dozens of baseball players as having used steroids and described their use as "widespread." Track...
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  • Legalization of Mairjuana
    America and how it has received the status of degenerate and contemptible. Even though this is true, “Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America (behind only alcohol and tobacco), and has been used by nearly 100 million Americans. According to government surveys, some 25 million Americans...
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  • Debating
    Contents     Speaking  Positions   2     How  to  Debate   4     Types  of  motion   4     Teamwork   4     How  to  divide  your  prep  time   6     Signposting   6     Style   6     Examples...
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  • Magazine Bantayan
    There are two distinctive groups of debaters who often perform two opposite mistakes. One group does not prepare for cross-examinations at all—when debates start, they end up using all their preparation time to prepare for a cross-examination. This is not an effective strategy: these debaters worry intensely...
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  • Marijuana, The Deceptive Drug
    Marijuana, the Deceptive Drug   Beliefs about marijuana are confused     The state of Maine legalized marijuana for medical purposes last month. A bill on Beacon Hill would do the same for Massachusetts.   But the debate is already "contaminated."    We shouldn’t worry because marijuana is harmless...
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  • Hot Topic- Marijuana
    use and the ability to freely choose whether or not it should be legal or illegal is fierce debate today. Whether or not State or Federal government should regulate this is the “hot topic” that is being debate even as we speak. There are two sides to every story and of course my opinion as well. The...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    already legalized drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol. Many Americans use marijuana illegally; the people using the drug range from the age of teens to even adults in their eighties. Marijuana is considered by most, especially in legal terms, as a dangerous drug. Although the drug is seen as such, many...
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  • Drug Abuse: Then and Now
    styles, new mind-sets, and drugs. Many people, especially hippies started experimenting with drugs. Especially hallucinogens. This may be referred to as the psychedelic movement. The use of LSD, Marijuana, Shrooms and other psychedelic drugs became very prevalent. These drugs became a major component...
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  • Legalization Of Marijuana in New Mexico
    world has sparked a heated debate on how the drug should be used and whether it should be legalized or not. Although marijuana is legalized in a few states across the world, there are some states that are still sceptical about its usage given the numerous side effects that the drug is thought to have on the...
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  • Medical Marijuana Definition
    The legalization of Medical Marijuana has become a great debate in our modern America. The two opposing sides, pro-medicinal and anti-medicinal, both have their beliefs and defend them feverishly. The Pro-medicinal supporters claiming that the ban on medicinal marijuana is unjustified and should change...
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  • Cannabis in the United States: a Love/Hate Relationship
    “Cannabis in the United States: a Love/Hate Relationship” Throughout human history, cannabis has been used as a medicine, religious aid, recreational drug, and building material. The first know therapeutic use for cannabis was listed in the Chinese pharmacopoeia, the Pen Ts’ao, and was called a superior...
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  • Legalisation Debate
    herbal medicine to an illicit drug. Cannabis originated from Central Asia and was used as a healing agent, during rituals and as a spiritual euphoria. However, in most western countries this drug has been criminalized and made illegal by the Geneva Convention Dangerous Drugs Act (1925). Australia has decriminalized...
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  • Marijuana Use
    one drug that exists today that has the potential to cure all of the above side effects, and that is marijuana. This drug is currently illegal, and doctors cannot prescribe it to patients. This issue affects college students because we are the ones that are going to play a role in this debate in the...
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  • Legalize or Not
    illegal. Marijuana is a drug that can be taken advantage of. Some citizens believe if it becomes legal people will abuse the drug. Others do not think it helps any illness, and that there are enough medications in the world to use besides this illegal substance. One of the biggest debates about the situation...
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  • Medical Marijuana
    the use of medical marijuana and only medical marijuana (Jackson). The debate between if medical marijuana is as good of a narcotic as prescription drugs has been going since 1937. 32,000 people die yearly from prescription drugs while there have been no recorded deaths of people who use marijuana as...
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  • Drugs Legalized?
    Drugs Legalized? Throughout the years, there has been an uproar of arguments on whether to legalize drugs or not. The ongoing battle of prohibition versus legalization generates many different opinions that result from drug abuse and attitudes towards legalization. There are very many pros and cons...
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  • marijuana legalization
    Martin Torrijos Mr. Fontenot English 104-401 October 28, 2013 Marijuana Legalization The legalization of marijuana has been a heated topic of debate for many years. In 1937, the United Sates of America passed the Marijuana Tax Act, which made transfer or possession of cannabis (marijuana plant)...
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  • Barry Bonds Debate
    September 11, 2012 A Debate That Shouldn’t Be In the world of sports today there are many drugs that are used to enhance the performance and enhancement of individuals. The constant striving for success and the want to be number one is one of the first things that may tempt one to take drug enhancements....
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  • Legalizing & Decriminalizing Drugs
    The debate about legalizing and or decriminalizing drugs has been ongoing for years. The biggest question is what drugs should be legalized and what drugs should be decriminalized and why. For a while in history many drugs that are outlawed today were legal to use...
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  • Debates on Marijuana
    The current debate about the legalization of marijuana is ongoing. The pros and cons are an issue, but there is also debate about values. There are two sides of this debate, those who are for marijuana legalization and those who are opposed to marijuana legalization. The side that is opposing legalization...
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