• Marijuana
    medicinal values are given credence. This reflects the general sentiment, which although much of the population of Western nations has tried the drug, that it is immoral, wasteful, and dangerous to use. However, an evaluation of the pros, meaning the multitude of uses for marijuana, will show it is...
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  • Legalize It
    utilitarianism would resolve the problem, and how this resolution contrasts with a relativistic perspective. I will also discuss which of these relates closely with my own opinion. Marijuana has been used throughout history. It has proven medicinal use, industrial use, and has been used recreationally...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    marijuana, it depends on whom you are talking to. Everyone's sense of ethics and morals differ to some extent. Is it in everyone's best interest to legalize this drug, and can it possibly be successfully regulated like other controlled substances? Only when we, as a population, can answer these...
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  • Marijuana Natures Gift
    people to use marijuana for medical purposes. In those sixteen states, California is one of those sixteen states that allow patients to use medicinal marijuana. Koch states that “….also known as cannabis-is an effective, safe and inexpensive alternative for treating nausea caused by AIDS medications...
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  • War On Drugs
    conflicts that marijuana laws have caused between the Federal and State Governments and will use examples from the States that have already legalized marijuana as a medicinal and/or recreational drug. Since the late 20th century the U.S Federal Government has been at war, a "War on Drugs." This war is...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    marijuana however; the marginal benefits out weigh the marginal costs. Marijuana should be legalized for social morality reasons, the cost of keeping it illegal, the fact that prohibition doesn’t work, it’s use as medication and the benefits of hemp. One of the main foundations of American freedom...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    different and is distinguished by its use and chemical makeup.” (Johnson, 2012) We have had many environmental problems that could be resolved if marijuana laws were changed. For instance deforestation, many trees were cropped and forests leveled in the name of paper products and building material. It is a...
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  • Race in Turn of the Century America
    that state (A One of the problems our government is dealing with is the medical use of marijuana. Canadians can grow marijuana for medicinal reasons if the drug is prescribed by a physician and a growing permit is acquired. The permit only allows the cultivation of quantities needed for the single...
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  • Legalize Marijuan
    less safe than they were before. Even with prohibition, marijuana use has only decreased minimally. Because of its illegality, only the bad aspects of marijuana use have been made known. However, there are many positive aspects of marijuana legalization, including its application...
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  • Legalize Marijuana
    Legalize Marijuana Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility SOC 120 December 17, 2012 Legalize Marijuana There are many opponents to the idea of legalizing marijuana though states such as California, Arizona and many other states have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes...
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  • Medical Marijuana and the Pharmaceutical Industry
    of cultures that determined cannabis has relevant therapeutic and medicinal purposes. However, the illegal status it maintains in the U.S. is relatively recent and is thought to be a product of political and social propaganda aimed against its use throughout the 20th century. Currently, sixteen...
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  • To Test or Not...
    then anti-marijuana propaganda began. Before marijuana became illegal in August of 1937, hemp was used in almost 75,000 products and medicines. Medicinal marijuana was common during that time; even the first two pages of the Declaration of Independence were made from hemp. Bayer used to sell heroin...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    chemical compounds known as cannabinoids that are consumed for recreational, medicinal, and spiritual purposes. Marijuana was made illegal in the 20th century through racism and fear, and is now kept illegal allegedly due to moral and public health reasons and because of the continuing concern over...
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  • Society and Drug Use: a Sociological Perspective
    society, it must be determined if its effects are in line with the societies morals which may be in large part regulated by the dominate religion. If it is proven to be beneficial to the society and abides by the social morals its use is largely unregulated. If an individual in that society that is...
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  • Legalzing Marijuana Points
    expenisve to keep the drug illegal. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana has also proven to contain positive medicinal uses for illnesses (Marshall, 67). In addition to its positive use, ignorance keeps the public unaware of the fact that alcohol and cigarettes are far worse...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    with one involving medicinal purposes while the other involves purposes of pleasure. Medical health is an important aspect of human life and the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes has the importance of improving human health. In the case of using marijuana for pleasure, there is the issue...
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  • A Modest Proposal for Marijuana
    the moral issues concerning drug usage. Although some people may laugh at this claim, consider the positive social effects that would come out of this. No longer would the U.S. government spend millions of dollars putting people into prison for marijuana trafficking charges, and no longer would...
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  • The New Green Issue
    crimes, and jump-start our economy. One of the more commonly known uses of marijuana is for medicinal purposes. What many do not know is, although legal for medicinal purposes in California, it is still rather difficult to obtain and...
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  • Marijuana: Legalize it
    the norms of the social aspect on smoking pot are becoming less taboo. Upon ending the prohibition of marijuana the United States of America would be a better and happier place. II Introduction When examining cannabis as a whole, there is no reason why it should not be legalized in the United...
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  • Marjuana Should Be Legalized
    benefit for some people greatly outweighs the risk. The social aspect of the debate is quite interesting as well. Those against legalization have stated a moral issue with the drug. It is worth noting that some religions and moral codes prohibit the use of intoxicating substances. A recent survey...
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