• Legalizing Marijuana
    The battle to legalize marijuana has been fought for almost seven decades, rendering one of nature's most useful substances useless. The government's campaign against marijuana has created cultural factors that make the use of marijuana socially unacceptable. Although extensive scientific research h...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    Legalization of Marijuana The use of marijuana as a drug began in the United States while the country was still in its infancy. Cannabis was cultivated and used by some of our founding fathers but its use in this country was criminalized in 1937 with the Marijuana Tax Act. Fast forward to the 1970...
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  • Marijuana Decriminalization
    The Canadian government has created many laws with the intention of ameliorating the quality of life of its citizens. Unfortunately, in some instances these laws and policies become public nuisances that do more harm than good. This has become the case with the federal government's decision to cri...
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  • Medicinal Marijuana
    Medical Marijuana should be legalized and taxed appropriately in order to help stabilize the national debt crisis. Tobacco has claimed the lives of 435,000 people, and alcohol has been third in line with 85,000. These staggering numbers combined total up to 21.6% of the American death total in the y...
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  • Legalization of Medical Marijuana
    Legalization of Medical Marijuana December 31, 2010 Legalization of Medical Marijuana In Michigan, the legalization of medical marijuana was voted on by the public. The proposal passed, it is now legal in Michigan to buy marijuana with a doctor’s certification. It is also legal to...
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  • The Pro's N Con's of the Usage of Medical Marijuana
    DATES EVENTS - 2737 B.C. to 1799 POSITION 2737 BC "Emperor Shen-Nung in China prescribes cannabis for beri-beri, constipation, 'female weakness,' gout, malaria, rheumatism and absentmindedness." Pro 2737 BC "Actually, the emperor [Emperor Shen-Nung] turns out to be mythological; Shen is a...
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  • There Is No Good Arguement Against Marijuana Being Legal
    There is No Good Argument against Marijuana Being Legal Every year there are 100,000 deaths from alcohol, 430,000 deaths from tobacco, 180-1000 deaths from aspirin, 106,000 deaths from legal drugs, and zero deaths from cannabis (Schwartz). So why is marijuana illegal when it is a proven fact that...
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  • California's Struggle with Marijuana
    California’s Struggle With Marijuana 2010 stands to be a very interesting election year in California. This November, voters will decide the legality of the recreational use of marijuana. This particular aspect of the multi-faceted culture war that the United States has been waging over the...
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  • Medical Marijuana
    Drugs are often linked to deviant behavior in modern societies.  However, roughly one third of US adults have admitted to consuming marijuana at some juncture in their lives (Macionis 2002).  Today, largely attributed to the widespread popularity of marijuana in the 1960˙s, citizens and legislato...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    The War on Drugs is such a huge issue in today’s society. What is the war on drugs? It refers to the governmental programs intended to suppress the consumption of certain recreational drugs. There are many other drugs that are more harmful to your body then marijuana. Alcohol and tobacco, whic...
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana
    The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is an issue that has been debated for many years. As each year passes more ordinary people, elected officials, newspaper columnists, economists, doctors, judges and even the Surgeon General of the United States are concluding that the effects of our drug cont...
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  • Marijuana Legalization
    Marijuana Legalization Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about Marijuana usage and why it should be legalized. Central Idea: Marijuana is a herb found all over the world. Its is a lot less harmful for you than both alcohol an...
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  • Purpose of Cost Accounting
    CH01_Bragg_36794 3/13/01 9:40 M Page 9 PART I Purpose of Cost Accounting 9 CH01_Bragg_36794 3/13/01 9:40 M Page 10 CH01_Bragg_36794 3/13/01 9:40 M Page 11 CHAPTER 1 Role of Cost Accounting When properly implemented, the cost accounting function can have a pervasive...
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana
    The Legalization of Marijuana The subject of legalizing marijuana has been debated for many years. Some say that the country and its citizens would benefit from a lack of prohibition, but others say that legalizing the drug would only worsen situations such as crime rate in this country. There...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    Shawna Forbes Sociology of Law First Paper Assignment TTH 2:30-3:45 Legal Issue of Marijuana and its Treatment in the Media The issue whether to legalize the growth, sale, and possession of marijuana has been a heated topic in the United States since 1908, when it was first introduced for recreation...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana By Gabriel Maldonado Gabriel Maldonado Terry Cargan English 101 14 April 2009 Just Say Yes: The Argument for Legalizing Marijuana The U.S. Federal Government spends more than $12 billion per year on drug control programs. It’s incredibly expensive to keep marijua...
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  • Marijuana: to Legalize or Not to Legalize
    Marijuana: To Legalize or Not to Legalize Jennifer Poirier COM/220 February 17, 2010 Dr. Kathy Hicks...
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  • Marijuana: Agent of Destruction?
    As popular belief stands, marijuana is an addictive drug with numerous negative effects on both physical and psychological health. According to widespread ideas, it causes long-term memory loss, significantly impairs psychomotor functions, and may have severe effects on hormonal aspects of the body...
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  • Marijuana Legalization
    If pain and nausea consumed your every waking moment, you would ask for medication. What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all? If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it...
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  • Decriminalization of Marijuana
    Decriminalization of Marijuana Lately it seems that drug policy and the war on drugs has been in the headlines quite often. It is becoming increasingly apparent that the policies that the United States government takes against illegal drugs are coming into question. The media is catching on to t...
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