• Legalization of Marijuana
    Marijuana, what is also known as the cannabis miracle plant is badly misconstrued. When people talk about marijuana, it is considered a taboo especially in American society, but it is actually a wonder drug that has so many advantages to benefit mankind. The legalization of marijuana is an ethical issue...
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    Legal Marijuana SOC120: Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility 12/16/2013 There are many benefits and risk that go along with the legalization of marijuana. The government has bent over backwards to make sure that marijuana stays...
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  • Ethics Behind Marijuana
    Controversy About Marijuana Joshua Hayes Soc 120 introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Christopher Myers 9/10/2012 Weed, pot, herb, and trees are just some of the slang for the drug called marijuana. In our society today there is a lot of controversy on the use of this drug. I personally...
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  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
    Ethics and the Legalization of Marijuana Corey K. Pieper Sociology 120 Susan Meckert March 25, 2011 Ethics and the Legalization of Marijuana There has been great debate over many decades to whether the legalization of marijuana should or should not take place. I personally do not see the big...
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  • Marijuana
    Marijuana for the Greater Good? Dominic Hogan Intro to Ethics and Social Responsibility Tim Carter June 11, 2012 Young teens are exposed to cigarettes from an early age. Most of these have been indirectly subjected to second hand smoke from their parents. However, friends play a larger...
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  • Ethical Theories
    INTRODUCTION The first article ‘hundreds of economists agree Marijuana legalization could save taxpayers $13 billion per year’ by Jonathan Benson underlines a sensible ethical issue which legalizing a plant regarded as drug – though non-narcotic – in other to save and to make more money. In second...
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  • Ethical Issues with Legalization of Marijuana
    Falloon May 16, 2011 Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America behind only alcohol and tobacco, and is estimated that nearly 80 million Americans use it at least one occasion.   According to government surveys, some 20 million Americans have smoked marijuana in the past year, and...
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  • Medical Marijuana
     Medical Marijuana Kristine Batista Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility 120 Staccy Lampkin 9/30/2013 Medical marijuana is a controversial issue that has been going on for a long time. “Throughout history, the medicinal and recreational use of cannabis has...
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  • Marijuana
    Deontology and Utilitarianism of Marijuana Brandon Nelson SOC 120 Instructor Elaine Phompheng March 11, 2012 What do you think of when you hear the term Weed or Marijuana? Most people probably think illegal drugs, drug dealers, and crime. But what most people don’t realize is that Marijuana might be...
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  • Theory and Practice
    Theory and Practice XXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX SOC120 May 9, 2011 Cathy Johnson Theory and Practice Marijuana became illegal in the United States officially on August 2, 1937 when The Marijuana Tax Act was enacted. Article I Section 8 of the Constitution grants the government the power “To regulate Commerce...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana David Chavez SOC120:Intro to Ethics & Social Responsibility Instructor Ashley Arends 9/30/12 The ethical topic that I found interesting to discuss and research is about the legalization of marijuana in the United States. For many years this topic has been debated over...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    Legalizing marijuana is divided into both opinion and law; but has been looked upon in both positive and negative aspects. Ironically marijuana did not become illegal in the United States until the early 1900’s. There has been an ongoing fight to legalize marijuana with state and local governments...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana Brisa Alvarado Soc120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana is the most widely and most commonly used illegal drug all across the country and the ethical debates both pro and cons are numerous. This paper will vote you the legalization...
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  • Consequentialism
    as opposed to formalist theories, such as utilitarianism (also known as “the greater good”) offers a universally-applicable rational “meaning” for moral terms due to its ability to rationalize morality as a science, of sorts. Specifically, act-utilitarianism offers a cohesive method to examine the morality...
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana SOC 120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility May 30, 2011 In viewing the legalization of marijuana we will look at the Utilitarianism Theory. According to our text Mosser (2010) says that, “Utilitarianism argues that, given a set of choices, the act we should...
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  • The Ethical Issues of Legalizing Marijuana
    United States belongs in jail, according to the law on marijuana? It’s true. In 2008 Time Magazine reported that researchers had found more than 42% of people surveyed in the United States had tried marijuana at least once (Lynch, 2008). So if marijuana use is so common in the United States, why should...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana Sociology Paper
    Ethical Issues of the Legalization of Marijuana SOC120: Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility The ethical issues that are presented regarding the legalization of marijuana are: Can an action that has no victim be considered a crime? Doesn't the constitution give us the right to life...
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  • Legalize Marijuana
    Marijuana is one of the largest growing industries. It is currently only legal for certain medical purposes. If the United States were to legalize Marijuana, not only would we make billions of dollars in taxes but we would also save billions of dollars in our legal system. We have people incarcerated...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana Debbie Daniels SOC120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Denise Antoon October 31, 2012 The ethical topic that caught my attention to discuss and research is the legalization of marijuana in the United States. For quite some time this topic has been debated...
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  • Legalize It
    June 18, 2012 Legalize It “Marijuana is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried, shredded leaves, stems, and flowers of Cannabis-sativa-the hemp plant. It is the most commonly used illegal drug in the U.S.” (National Institute of drug abuse 2010, para 1). Marijuana has been used around the world...
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