• Legalizing marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana Letronia Vaughn SOC 120 Instructor: Laura Massengale December 6, 2010 Marijuana is considered an illegal drug in the United States. It has been noted in an article sponsored by Recovery Now (2001-2005) to have influences on the mind and body by increasing the heart, blo
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  • Should marijuana be legalized?
    Should marijuana be legalized? Should marijuana be legalized? This topic is very well discussed throughout the United States in television shows, newspapers, independent studies and presidential election debates. I strongly believe that Marijuana should be legalized because it would help put a fi
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    Legalizing Marijuana March 17, 2011 Legalizing Marijuana Why is marijuana illegal? There is a huge controversy over the topic of marijuana. A few reasons legalizing marijuana poses ethical reasons is people are not informed on the issue; if they cannot control it they try to prohibit it. Being
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  • Ethical issues with legalization of marijuana
    Donna Lowe SOC 120 Introduction to Ethics &Social Responsibility Prof. Donna 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 g
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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
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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 governmen
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  • Soc 120: legalizing marijuana
    Legalizing Marijuana It seems that one of the most controversial issues in our society today is about the legalization of marijuana. Ethics tends to play a very important role when trying to come up with an answer to the problems that arise when the subject is brought up. It raises ethical issue
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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
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    To Legalize or To Stay Illegal Should Marijuana be Legal? In the United States, there are many issues concerning the drug epidemic that individuals participate in. The use of marijuana, synthetic drugs, and other hard drugs is at an all-time high. “A large amount of actions to legalize th
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    Legalizing Marijuana Legalizing Marijuana Just as society changes, the people within that society change their wants, needs and desires. Where some people still enjoy a glass of wine after work to relax, others may want to smoke marijuana to find the relaxation they missed while at work. Whil
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  • Leagalization of marijuana
    Legalization of Marijuana Wirt Brumfield February 27, 2012 SOC/120 Robert Neely Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana debate stirs strong emotions from followers both for and against such a move. Abraham Lincoln stated, "Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that
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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 incarcerate
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  • Marijuana
    ri 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
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  • Marijuana: opponent's factual brief
    Marijuana: Opponent's Factual Brief OPPONENT'S BRIEF Factual Proposition: Consuming marijuana is detrimental to one's health. Definition of key terms: 1. Consumption= Smoking or eating marijuana. 2. Marijuana= Psychoactive mind altering substance, also known as cannabis. 3. Detrimental
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  • Is marijuana dangerous to your physical health?
    Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health? Recreational use of marijuana has been going on for many years, and like cigarettes many people refuse to listen to health reports. More and more reports are coming out on the effects of marijuana on the body. Just how harmful marijuana can be
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  • Is the illegalization of marijuana valid?
    Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid? The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the United States. Its use as a medicine has existed for thousands of years in many countries world wide
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  • Decriminalize marijuana for the good of america
    Decriminalize Marijuana for the Good of America Currently, drugs remain high on the lists of concerns of Americans and are considered one of the major problems facing our country today. We see stories on the news about people being killed on the street every day over drugs. To many people drugs
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  • Marijuana: the legalization
    Marijuana: The Legalization Their Side: After the sustaining vote in November of 1996 and coming into effect the beginning of this year, marijuana is now legal to medical patients in California and Arizona. Proposition 215 reads as follows: The people of the State of California hereby find and
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    Legalization of Marijuana What is marijuana? According to Harvard Medical Professor Lester Grinspoon, it is a "miracle drug", one that prevents blindness, acts as an appetite stimulant for AIDS patients, and prevents muscle spasms in epileptics. When speaking of the same plant, head of the Feder
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    Legalization of Marijuana One debate that keeps coming up time and again is the topic of the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug. Nearly one in three teenagers have at least tried marijuana by the time they graduate high school. It is also gets the most pu
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