"Marijuana Attention Getter" Essays and Research Papers

  • Marijuana Attention Getter

    Name: Spenser Edwards Speech Topic: Legalizing Marijuana Should America Legalize Marijuana I. Introduction A. Attention Getter B. Specific Purpose Statement C. Credibility Statement D. Preview of Main Points 1. 2. 3. 4. (Transition) II. Body (sentences in body should be complete sentences) A. Pro/For 1 1. Supporting Material The United States is currently has over 17 trillion dollars in debt( statistic) 2. Supporting Material According to congress...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Global Marijuana March 681  Words | 2  Pages

  • Legalzing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana Introduction I. (Attention Getter) The DEA's Administrative Law Judge, Francis Young concluded: "In strict medical terms marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. For example, eating 10 raw potatoes can result in a toxic response. By comparison, it is physically impossible to eat enough marijuana to induce death. Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana...

    Cannabis, Codeine, Drugs 495  Words | 3  Pages

  • marijuana

    talking about is marijuana, and surprisingly it is all around us.  Marijuana is even referred to in today’s media Mainstream media sources that people enjoy, like music, movies, and TV shows, do not even bother to leave the drug out of their system.  Now being a young adult and having my own personal experience with the drug and knowing its effects on others, I wonder why it’s not legal.  Why is it that this drug has become illegal all over the world?  The debate to legalize marijuana in the United...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 1436  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Should Marijuana be legalized? With accordance to the Federal Government Controlled Substance Act, marijuana is considered to have a high potential for abuse, no currently accepted medical use and a lack of accepted safety. In this hectic and fast pace life that most of us have to wake up to, we venture off to the beach, vacations, or a well shaded corner in the park, to a find a moment of clarity, and comfort to for a second be able to not think about the everyday stress of life we face for some...

    Cannabis, Federal government of the United States, Legality of cannabis by country 1780  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Josh Pradia 1067 Words Informative Essay October 19, 2012 The Truth about Marijuana When people hear marijuana they hear all the negative trends set by the media. They hear drugs, prison and negative influences and the term gate-way drug. Marijuana is illegal in most states and frowned upon by many. Even though there is medical marijuana, which is more intense than street weed, medical marijuana is legal in seventeen states. These states include Alaska, California, Arizona, Colorado...

    Bong, Cannabis, Hashish 1078  Words | 3  Pages

  • Medicinal Marijuana

    Introduction Attention getter: "When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and didn't like it. I didn't inhale and I didn't try it again,” said Bill Clinton who at the time was the Governor of Arkansas and the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Intro: Medicinal Marijuana, how could 158.8 million people around the world that use marijuana be wrong? (According to the United Nations) Thesis: In this speech I’d like to disclose one of the myths, as well...

    Addiction, Cannabis, Drug addiction 859  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana

    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 the mid 1970’s the use of marijuana declined; although, since the mid 1990s its use has been rising. Many states have passed laws allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes. In the Untied States...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Hemp 2355  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana

    issue whether drugs such as marijuana should be legalized or not. Some people advocate this issue and believe that legalization is the only solution left for the nation while other oppose because it will increase the numbers of drug users and drug related crimes.Marijuana is a drug that is legal in the United States.This drug is bad and cause some side effect to your brain and body.Scientists have found smoking marijuana can cause you to loses your memory. Marijuana has many psychological and...

    Cannabis, Drug, Drug addiction 1679  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana

    The history of Marijuana dates back many years, and has served every culture since the beginning of time. Weed, ganga, pot, hash, bud, and mary jane, have become apart of many peoples lives today across the world. This growing “green” movement has become a huge topic of discussion in the recent years. Marijuana has been adapted to fit our lifestyles, and social environments. The love for pot in the United States of America is blatant and common. With such attention from celebrities, and rappers...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1231  Words | 4  Pages

  • Marijuana

    The benefits of marijuana There is no plant on Earth more condemned than marijuana. We’re talking about a living organism which governments have taken upon themselves to designate as an illegal substance. Despite no existing evidence of anyone ever dying of a marijuana overdose, possession of this plant is still illegal in many parts. Marijuana has been found to suppress cancer, reduce blood pressure, treat glaucoma, alleviate pain and even inhibit HIV. It is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory...

    Cannabinoid receptor, Cannabis, Cannabis sativa 1630  Words | 5  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    Attention getter: Do you suffer from pain, migraines, eating disorders or other sicknesses? If so, you may want to consider marijuana as a treatment. Central Idea: Marijuana should be legalized for medicinal purposes. Significance to the audience: This is important to all of use because many of us are misinformed about marijuana and are unaware of its beneficial properties. Preview of main points: Today I will tell you about why marijuana should be legalized. Body: I. What exactly...

    Cannabis, Drug, Drug addiction 1083  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Topic Disc GolfA Attention Getter

    I. Topic: Disc Golf A. Attention Getter: Have you ever tried golfing, but didn’t like it because maybe you were no good at hitting the ball? B. Relevance: Disc golf is easy for anyone of any age to play because, instead of a ball and club, you just throw a flying disc! C. Credibility: I have been playing disc golf for over 3 years now, and have participated in tournaments sponsored by the PDGA (Pro Disc Golf Association) and have even won some money with a personal best score of -11 on an 18 hole...

    Disc golf, Flying disc, Flying disc games 800  Words | 3  Pages

  • Attention

    Attention Attention  Definition; Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things.  We are particularly attentive to stimuli that appear exceptionally bright, large, loud, novel or high in contrast. Attention  We also pay greater attention to stimuli that are particularly meaningful or are relevant to our motivations.  E.g., If we are hungry ,we are more apt to be sensitive to food and food related stimuli.  It also...

    Absent-mindedness, Attention span, Distraction 510  Words | 17  Pages

  • marijuana

    by Skyler Sarmento 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 and produce billions of dollars to stimulate our economy. Marijuana was very much legal back in the day, it wasn't just legal it was one of the biggest agricultural...

    Cannabis, Cannabis laws, Global Marijuana March 1434  Words | 4  Pages

  • Marijuana

    support that marijuana should be legalized. Specific Purpose: At the end of my presentation, my audience will be encouraged to support that marijuana should be legalized. Central Idea: Marijuana in its natural form should become legalized. Its illegalization began with false claims from the government, made taxpayers foolishly waste billions on the war on drugs, and prevented a drug that would have been otherwise praised for its medical value become despised. Introduction I. Marijuana, the devil’s...

    Cannabis, Drug, Drug addiction 1438  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana

    Legalizing Medical Marijuana Introduction: I. Attention Getter: Chemotherapy is poison. Many prescription drugs have harmful side effects and interactions. A: chemo kills millions of cells - good and bad – the body tries to expel the poison – nausea B: Lortab, Percoset, Oxycontin, Morphene – highly addictive, cause ulcers, nausea – overdose is fatal C: Many...

    Cannabis, Chemotherapy, Drug Policy Alliance 726  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Marijuana The pros and cons of using marijuana as medicine The pros and cons of using marijuana as medicine can be established from a quote from page 63 of the book Marijuana, Noah Berlatsky, book editor, which has an excerpt from Bill McCarberg’s book “Marijuana and Pain Management” saying “Numerous studies have now established that cannabinoids help lessen pain and affect a wide range of symptoms and bodily functions.” Bill McCarberg, founder of the Chronic Pain Management Program for Kaiser...

    Cannabinoid, Cannabis, Medical cannabis 1872  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Debate Over The Legalization of Marijuana The constant debate over the legalization of marijuana has been going on now for decades upon decades, even still up to the present day. It started back in 1937 when Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act, causing marijuana to become illegal on a Federal level and highly fineable throughout the United States. While it is against the law to use, sell, or even possess it, some feel the need to go against the law and utilize marijuana anyways. The quote, “Beauty...

    Drug, Drug addiction, Illegal drug trade 1536  Words | 4  Pages

  • Marijuana

    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 is also called Aunt Mary, Bud, Dope, Grass, Hash, Herb, Kush, Mary Jane, Pot, Smoke, Weed, and many more. Last February 17, the Philippines’ Health Secretary, Enrique Ona, told reporters that the Department...

    Antiemetic, Cancer, Cannabis 1152  Words | 4  Pages

  • marijuana

    The trade of marijuana represents a loss of income of billions of dollars in taxes for both the states and the federal government. Thus, some people are advocating for the legalization of the use of marijuana especially in this period of crisis. This legalization would go against established morals and cultural beliefs that are ingrained in the American society. Besides, this subject also brings back a recurrent debate on whether it is the federal government or the state that has the right under...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Rachel Neverdal Professor Otoo English 091 26 January 2015 Marijuana: The Gateway to A Better Life There has been much debate on whether or not marijuana should be legalized in the United States. Marijuana has been used for centuries in numerous cultures for various reasons. The Romans and Greeks used it for its medicinal properties and the Scythians and Indians used in their spiritual ceremonies. Even the Persian founder of Sufism, who struggled with depression until discovering the plant...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1252  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Medical Cannabis: The Legalization The use of marijuana in human civilization dates back to 6000 B.C. In this era, China found that cannabis seeds are edible and later discovered a greater use as textiles. From that time period, humanity has made significant advancement, and has discovered further uses for the marijuana plant. Today, marijuana can be used as medical cannabis to treat ailments that other medication cannot possibly treat. Although medical cannabis has some great benefits, in the...

    Cannabis, Legality of cannabis by country, Psychoactive drug 1770  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    | Marijuana | A Risk or Benefit | | Juan Pablo Quintero | 5/3/2013 | | Marijuana: A Risk or a Benefit? Who knew that a mere plant brought to the New World by the Spanish in 1545 would have caused such controversy about 450 years later? The plant’s primary purpose was a commercial crop that was grown as a source of fiber. The plant’s secondary purpose was to induce a “high” feeling when the smoke of the plant was inhaled. Due to the fact that marijuana was used as a drug, there...

    Addiction, Cannabis sativa, Drug addiction 1623  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    ABSTRACT Governments across the world are facing the same issue when we talk about marijuana. These various issues can be summarized into two main points which are firstly, decriminalization of marijuana and secondly, taxing of this drug, which in turn could solve the financial crisis faced by the governments. In this paper I have given my view and also have tried to establish how taxing of marijuana could help us. INTRODUCTION Justice has a price. Federal...

    Cannabis, Hemp, Legal and medical status of cannabis 1768  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Although most states had local laws prohibiting marijuana use and possession, it wasn’t until 1937 that the federal government passed the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act. Interestingly, the congressional hearings on marijuana prohibition lasted all of two hours (in direct contract to most congressional hearings on new laws which last for days and days). There were exactly three bodies of testimonies testifying at these hearings. The first was Commissioner Harry Anslinger, the newly named commissioner of the...

    Cannabis, Cocaine, Drug addiction 1363  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Marijuana      Marijuana is a dangerous drug known throughout the world; it is not to be trifled with. Marijuana is also called "grass," "pot," "reefer," "joint," "hashish," "cannabis," "weed," and "Mary Jane" across the globe. It’s been sold for medical reasons as well as other purposes. It’s a typical herbal form of cannabis consists of the flowers and subtending leaves and stalks of mature pistillate of female plants. The resinous form of the drug is known as hashish, or merely as hash, a drug...

    Cannabis, Drug, Hashish 978  Words | 3  Pages

  • marijuana

    April, 15, 2012 Marijuana has been used as an agent for achieving euphoria since ancient times; it was described in a Chinese medical reference traditionally considered to date from 2737 B.C. Its use spread from China to India and then to North Africa and reached Europe as early as 500 A.D. In 1545 the Spanish brought marijuana to the New World. The English introduced it in Jamestown in 1611 where it became a major commercial crop alongside tobacco and was grown as a source of fiber. Between...

    Addiction, Cannabinoid, Cannabinoid receptor 1045  Words | 3  Pages

  • marijuana

    Marijuana is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known. No one has ever died from an overdose, and it has a wide variety of therapeutic applications, including: • Relief from nausea and appetite loss; • Reduction of intraocular (within the eye) pressure; • Reduction of muscle spasms; and • Relief from chronic pain. Marijuana is frequently beneficial in the treatment of the following conditions: AIDS. Marijuana can reduce the nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite...

    Cancer, Chemotherapy, Hepatitis 470  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana

    has different views of marijuana and whether it should be legalized or not. Some use the substance for medicinal purposes but the majority of usage is for the pleasure of the user. The reasons for using include: medicine, curiosity, relaxation, peer pressure, family or role model influence, the low perception of its harm to an individual, and to relieve the stress, anxiety, fear, pain or anger related to personal, psychological or family issues. The consumers of marijuana purchase and smoke it with...

    Blood diamond, Blood diamonds, De Beers 1209  Words | 4  Pages

  • marijuana

    Should medical marijuana be made legal? There are many people who overlook the beneficial effects of marijuana. Society today would say that it is just a gateway drug that is only abused, but in reality marijuana is just misunderstood. There are many good uses that we can gain from this natural plant. Marijuana could be beneficial to the body, if used properly. There are countless legal proscription drugs and non-proscription drugs that are by far more dangerous than marijuana. Lastly, America...

    Cancer, Cannabis, Chemotherapy 822  Words | 3  Pages

  • marijuana

     Marijuana vs. Alcohol Is marijuana safer than alcohol, many people will say that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug that has destroyed many lives of teens and adults. It can lead to lung disease, heart disease and more importantly can influence the use of harder drugs such as cocaine, heroin and PCP. Alcohol on the other hand may not cause lung cancer, it’s simply a social indulgent. In my opinion, I believe that both marijuana and alcohol are equals. Use of both carry health...

    Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol abuse 1100  Words | 5  Pages

  • marijuana

    Marijuana The use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes dates back as early as 2700 B.C. when the Chinese used it as a treatment for malaria, arthritis, and as an analgesic and general anesthesia. There is also recorded use of the plant medicinally in the Indian Atharvaveda from 2000 B.C. More recently, and more specific to the United States, the Jamestown settlers cultivated marijuana crops for hemp fibers. Physicians began prescribing marijuana as a pain reliever and anticonvulsant...

    Addiction, Cannabis, Drug 2098  Words | 10  Pages

  • Marijuana

    Make it LEGAL and make $$$ Throughout history, Cannabis Sativa Sativa and Cannabis Sativa Indica, better known as marijuana or “weed” have been put to good use. For example, the British navy during its empire used cannabis stems to make riggings for its ships. Many civilizations have used it to alleviate pain; some claim that it can cure cancer. The oil from its seeds has one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants, which purify blood, and it has been used as moisturizer. In recent history...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Global Marijuana March 1524  Words | 5  Pages

  • What is Marijuana?

    What is Marijuana? Marijuana is a green or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). It is the most often used illegal drug in this country. All forms of cannabis are mind-altering (psychoactive) drugs; they all contain THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the main active chemical in marijuana. There are about 400 chemicals in a cannabis plant, but THC is the one that affects the brain the most. There are many different names for marijuana. Slang terms...

    Addiction, Benzodiazepine, Cannabis 2276  Words | 7  Pages

  • Medical Marijuana

    Medical Marijuana Marijuana has been around since ancient Egypt with many uses as a antiseptic, paper, plastic, and even medical but since the probation of marijuana, marijuana has been mainly sold on the streets, leading up to the war on drugs. In recent years studies have shown some evidence that marijuana may have medical uses but being labeled a Schedule 1 drug by the federal government no study can get the proper funding to keep researching. There are medical benefits to marijuana, who knows...

    Alternative medicine, Cannabis, Lung 734  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana and the Brain

    Marian Hong Professor Brown Period 3 Health Marijuana and the Brain Even though marijuana affects the brain, it is the most commonly used illegal drug out there. The drug affects all parts of your body; it first goes through the brain so it can damage it severely. Just a one milligram dose of marijuana can seriously affect your mental and psychological health. The drug usually goes to your brain seconds after it is in your bloodstream or is inhaled. Your brain sucks up the drug...

    Basal ganglia, Brain, Cannabinoid receptor 773  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Marijuana is a topic discussed upon many individuals. Should it be legalized throughout the United States? What will be the outcome of this and who will it affect? "The controversial topic of "medical marijuana" is surrounded with confusing and contradicting information." (Benavie 1) Many say that it has medical benefits and should be made legal. While many say that it can be abusive and addicting and for that reason it should remain illegal. The main concerns...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Law 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalize Marijuana

    Weed. Pot. Dope. Cannibis. Grass. Marijuana. For years there has been a negative stigma attached to this plant, but that's exactly what it is, a plant, something that grows in the ground, and it is not inherantly evil like some people believe. It is the use or misuse of it that is good or bad, not the plant itself. I think that it is time we look past all that we have been told about the dangers of marijuana and see that it actually has legitimate medical uses. And I believe that if it was something...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Hashish 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana Legalizaiton

    Katie Daley COM 110 Marijuana Legalization Marijuana is a drug smoked, illegally, by millions every day. According to Marijuana Facts, the drug tends to give the user a euphoric experience, exiling stress and calming the nerves. Many users say that it also stimulates appetite. According to Web MD, Marijuana has never been the cause of a death, unlike alcohol. As a citizen brought up during the slow downfall of our economy, I realize I need to pay attention to ways that our economy can be stimulated...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Global Marijuana March 819  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana

    History of Marijuana Cannabis is indigneous to Central and South Asia Evidence of the inhalation of cannabis smoke can be found in the 3rd millennium BCE, as indicated by charred cannabis seeds found in a ritual brazier at an ancient burial site in present day Romania. In 2003, a leather basket filled with cannabis leaf fragments and seeds was found next to a 2,500- to 2,800-year-old mummified shaman in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. Cannabis is also known to have been...

    Cannabis, Hashish, Hemp 887  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalize Marijuana

    I believe that the time has come to end the prohibition of marijuana in the United States of America. If marijuana were a legal substance and taxed like alcohol and tobacco, billions of dollars in revenue would be generated that could be put towards paying down our national debt. Further stimulation of our economy would result from the thousands of jobs that would be created in order to grow, manufacture, process, market and distribute the product. Overcrowding in our prisons would be reduced...

    Cannabis, Hemp, Legality of cannabis by country 1484  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    Legalization of Marijuana in the United States Imagine that someone makes a small decision that will affect the rest of his or her life. What if that small decision was to smoke marijuana for the first time? Maybe he or she never thought that someone could get addicted to marijuana, or maybe he or she simply had no idea that marijuana could have so many negative affects on daily life. That small decision, regardless, will leave that person’s life headed down the wrong path. As crazy as it sounds...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Drug addiction 1236  Words | 4  Pages

  • Marijuana Ethics

    Ethics of Marijuana Legalization The Ethics of Marijuana Legalization Marijuana is one of the most popular drugs in the United States, third only behind tobacco and alcohol. It is estimated that nearly 80 million residents will try it on at least one occasion in their life. A recent survey shows that a quarter of these individuals have dried Marijuana in the last year and that more than half of these users are habitual users. The idea of marijuana use, whether...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Hemp 2014  Words | 6  Pages

  • Medicinal Marijuana

    Issues of Medical Marijuana The debate over legalizing the use of marijuana is rooted in real world concerns such as crime, violence and public health. It is also a problem rooted in conflicting values. Thus, while the courts and law enforcement authorities continue to crack down on marijuana use, they also have to contend with a growing public acceptance of marijuana use. This paper examines both sides of the debate to legalize marijuana, focusing on the issue of legalizing marijuana for medicinal...

    Cannabis, Drug, Drug addiction 2119  Words | 7  Pages

  • Medical Marijuana

    Medical Marijuana Angelica Andrade COM/172 November 10, 2014 University of Phoenix Medical Marijuana The use of "Medical Marijuana" has been a controversial issue for thousands of years. The debate over whether marijuana should be legalized has long troubled American citizens. However, long before America was even an idea, many cultures had harnessed the plant and used it for many primitive medical purposes. Approximately twenty-three states in the U.S. have legalized marijuana for medical...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Hemp 1449  Words | 7  Pages

  • medical marijuana

    Code Date Medical Marijuana The history of Marijuana can be traced and can understand that it has been used in different cultures in different ways. In the recent past, it has been used to fit our recent past. People have adopted it to fit their lifestyles and also the social environment. A myriad of people across the globe smoke it for fun. Other millions smoke it due to medical reasons as it helps in dealing with some medical conditions in the body. This paper holds that Marijuana has a lot of beneficial...

    Cannabis 2402  Words | 9  Pages

  • Medical Marijuana

    legalized the recreational use of Marijuana, or Cannabis, to citizens of the state. November 2nd, 2010 not only marked the opening of the polls in California, but as a precedent in voting history, as the people voted either for or against this controversial proposition, though ultimately the bill was defeated. With the denial of this bill, it is apparent that the majority of people, 56% to be exact, in California still disapprove of the recreational usage of Marijuana, which is interesting, seeing as...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 2518  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    body then marijuana. Alcohol and tobacco, which are legal “drugs”, are two of them. There are many reasons to why the government should legalize marijuana and there are also many reasons to why the government should not legalize marijuana. Today I would like to share with you my findings on this topic and convince you that the government should legalize marijuana. Marijuana generally isn’t more harmful than alcohol or tobacco if used in moderation. Doctors will say that marijuana does not have...

    Cannabis, Drug, Hashish 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana Essay

    Argumentative Essay On Marijuana Legalization Legalize It! Growing up, everyone is told that, “Drugs are bad for you,” time and time again. Now as a kid you don’t really understand the reasoning behind it, but you listen to your authority figure regardless. I remember being told this my entire life and even to this very day. But as I got older I realized that people would still use drugs even though it’’s illegal. I could never understand why someone would go against the...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 2211  Words | 7  Pages

  • Legalizing Marijuana

    Legalizing Marijuana Randy Scott Soc 120 Martin DiBello Feb 6, 2012 Marijuana is currently an illegal substance made from the dry leaves of a hemp plant. It contains over 400 chemicals. This substance has been given many different nicknames such as weed, pot, green, cannabis, skunk, and the list goes on. Marijuana has different psychological and physical effects. Marijuana is usually smoked in cigarette papers but can also be put in food and beverages. There are many different beliefs on whether...

    Cannabis, Cannabis laws, Global Marijuana March 2184  Words | 5  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    Marijuana is a plant that has been used by people for many purposes for thousands of years. However, it has been a very controversial topic to several since the beginning of the twentieth and twenty-first century in the United States. The proposal of legalizing marijuana is important because it has affected our society in a variety of ways and has raised many issues. Some people such as Stephen P. Thomas think that marijuana has high health risks and impacts our society while others such as Bill...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Decriminalization 1781  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana Legalization

    Should We Legalize Marijuana? The plant Cannabis Sativa, a plant that has taken the spotlight of the world, it is a plant that has angered, confused, obsessed, and even mesmerized many people throughout history and today. This plant is otherwise known as Marijuana. Abraham Lincoln said, "Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason, in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles...

    Cannabis, Drug, Drug addiction 2453  Words | 6  Pages

  • Order Taker Order Getter

    Order getter Definition The role most synonymous with selling is a position in which the salesperson is actively engaged in using their skills to obtain orders from customers. One highly challenging yet potentially lucrative example of this are sales positions where the main objective is to find new customers. Sales jobs in this category are often in fields that are very competitive, but offer high rewards for those that are successful. The key distinguishing factor of these positions is...

    Business, Consultative selling, Customer service 1524  Words | 5  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    people, what would stand in the way? These are real possibilities with the legalization of marijuana. This issue is a long-standing controversy that provokes credible organizations, politicians, and activists to participate. The problem is the difference of opinion about how marijuana affects an individual and society. Some people see marijuana as an “aid” and some people see it as a “harmful drug.” Marijuana is commonly known on the street by several other names: weed, grass, pot, bud, tree, reefer...

    Cannabis, Legality of cannabis by country 1901  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana Addiction

     Marijuana Addiction Jerry Tibbs Liberty University Online Abstract Addiction is a serious problem in the world today and marijuana addiction is one of those problems that many people nationwide face in their daily lives. Part of the problem lies in whether those substance users actually believe addiction is possible with marijuana. What can be seen though, by the average person, is that marijuana can be addictive and cause addictive behavior in users. These addictive behaviors have negative...

    Addiction, Cannabis, Drug abuse 1821  Words | 9  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

     Legalization of Marijuana The terms ‘weed’ or ‘grass’ strike meaning to many Americans. When thinking of these terms, they are commonly associated with having the ‘munchies’ also known as being extremely hungry due to the side affects of smoking marijuana. What most Americans don’t realize is the benefits that can come from legalizing marijuana because their minds are clouded by the stereotypes associated with the average ‘pot smoker’...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Law 1140  Words | 5  Pages

  • marijuana legalization

    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) illegal throughout the US under federal law. Studies conducted throughout the years have proven that cannabis can be utilized as a medical supplement. In fact 20, states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to legalize marijuana under certain...

    Cannabis, Drug, Global Marijuana March 2379  Words | 7  Pages

  • Marijuana: Legalize it

    There are many reasons why marijuana should be legalized. Throughout this paper, evidence will be given to show how the positive outcomes of legalizing cannabis outweighs the negative. Not only does marijuana have many medicinal characteristics, but this plant would help the society overall. Marijuana is the most widely used illegal substance in the United States, and has created a multibillion dollar industry (Datwyler and Weiblen, 2006). The effects legalization of marijuana would have on the society...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1663  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marijuana Legalization

    November 2014 Marijuana is a drug that people love and may hate. Weed produces a pleasurable feeling too many people and to others it produces relief. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) the ingredient in marijuana that produces the high, remains in the body for 2 to 4 weeks (Cary, 2006) Marijuana impairs attention and coordination and slows reaction time, and these effects make operating complex machinery such as an automobile dangerous, even after the feeling of intoxication has passed. Marijuana can interfere...

    Bong, Cannabis, Cannabis smoking 1525  Words | 6  Pages

  • Medical Marijuana

    States has had strict laws against the use and distribution of marijuana since 1937. (The Union, Brett Harvey) Federal and state laws on medicinal marijuana are very different from each other. Cannabis has a lot of health benefits, this is the reason California was the first state to legalize it for medicinal purposes. (How weed won the west, Kevin Booth) People in America have been getting arrested for the use and possession of marijuana since it was outlawed. Charlie Lynch was one of those people...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Chemotherapy 2250  Words | 6  Pages

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