• Debating
      debate  is  obviously  about  whether  all  illegal  drugs,  ranging  from  the  extremely  dangerous   types   such   as   heroin   to   the   less   dangerous   (although   still   very   dangerous)   types   such...
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  • Technology
    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...
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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...
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  • Legalization of Mairjuana
    society. The thing to keep in mind here is the fact that alcohol is a legal intoxicant, whereas marijuana is illegal. In The Drug Legalization Debate, it is stated that “there is clear evidence the government did originally misrepresent the evidence it had against marijuana and has repeatedly...
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  • Hot Topic- Marijuana
    -altering” drugs scares many. This fear of allowing such a substance to run public creates a fear that it ultimately puts other members of the public in danger. One area of debate is among motorists. Alcohol and other mind-altering substances have proven to be deadly to non-using motorists and impose a...
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  • Drug Abuse: Then and Now
    legalized the recreational use of marijuana, and are influencing others to join in. This debate is fairly new to the U.S, and is very prevalent in todays world. Things are changing, as well as the policy’s on drugs. Studies have now found that marijuana can be used in the medical field as a medicine...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    drug, marijuana is the most commonly used name and is the name used throughout most documents referring to the debate. Gateway drug is a term used throughout the argument of whether the drug should be legalized or not. A gateway drug is a drug that is used to push a person to do more harmful and...
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  • Debates on Marijuana
    legalization tends to be more conservative and traditional as opposed to those who are pro legalization, who tend to be more liberal and open minded. This debate is difficult to come up with a solution to because marijuana is not considered a “real drug” to many people including members of government...
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  • Cannabis in the United States: a Love/Hate Relationship
    (“Debate”). General Barry McCaffrey commissioned a report from the IOM to create a committee to evaluate research on marijuana and create a report on its dangers and medical value in order to prove his suspicions on the drug and validate his position (“Debate”). The study, in the end, contradicted...
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  • The Paper
    Ralph Lanni 8/6/12 SOC 318 Prof. Portee Reaction Paper # 2 After watching the “If Debate…If drugs were legal” it really goes up for a great debate whether or not legalizing all drugs is the way to go. There are pros and cons for both sides and the debate can go on and on. However...
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  • Medical Marijuana Definition
    debate with marijuana supporters claiming that compared to the “legal” drugs out there marijuana is the safest route. They claim that there are more risks to the prescription drugs then the “relatively harmless” marijuana. As Joycelyn Elders, Md (A former surgeon general) states “Indeed, marijuana is...
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  • Magazine Bantayan
    approach, we put drug users out of the streets and into jail, is that right? Yes. 40| International Debate Education Association Thus, in the conclusion presented following this cross-examination, the questioner should refer to the questions asked before and demonstrate how their opponents’ strategy...
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  • Legalisation Debate
    . Opponents of the legalization of cannabis debate also argue that legalising cannabis will eventually lead to legalising of other harder drugs. Critics argue that this shift will lead to a more accepting mentality of all drugs and contend, “where do you draw the line” (Dennis & White, 1999...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    There have been many debates on whether or not drugs should be legalized. In high school I remember having a debate on the legalization of marijuana, almost everyone said that don’t understand why it is illegal in the first place. They would argue what’s the harm in the drug. Have you ever know...
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  • Legalizing & Decriminalizing Drugs
     Brandman University Prof. Doyle 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...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    lubricant and a can be used as a source of fuel (MLO). On the other side of this debate are people who feel that marijuana should remain an illegal drug. One of the points that this side brings up in keeping marijuana illegal, is that marijuana is viewed as a gateway drug. This means that a person who...
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  • Drugs Legalized?
    shows many accurate statistics and interesting facts that greatly validates his article. Mark Thornton says, “ The policy of prohibiting the sale and consumption of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana is of great public interest, with much debate about the effectiveness of the ‘ war on drugs’ and...
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  • marijuana legalization
    (Legalizacion). The conference was to debate on the legalization of drugs in order to fight the drug cartels because it is too expensive and has taken some innocent lives. The war against drugs is always going to be won by the crime organizations; and legalization of marijuana, despite the fact that...
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  • Incarceration for Nonviolent Crime
    American families and it also has a direct relationship to economic crises in communities throughout the nation. I definitely see that both sides of this debate have logical and educated stances. I, however, tend to side most closely with David Boaz in his article “The Cost of Drug Prohibition Is Not...
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  • essay
    Marijuana and the Great Debate Cannabis or Marijuana, is the most popular illegal drug used recreationally today. It is derived from the flowering plant called cannabis and is also known by many other names such as pot, weed, hemp, and grass. Botanically, there are well over three hundred...
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