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  • Hemp - 1481 Words
    Hemp is the same plant as marijuana, its scientific name is "cannabis sativa." For thousands of years hemp was used to make dozens of commercial products like paper, rope, canvas, and textiles. In fact, the very name "canvas" comes from the Dutch word meaning cannabis, which is marijuana. That's correct, real canvas is made from marijuana! Many years ago hemp/marijuana was unjustly banned. However, hemp has recently been rediscoverd as a plant that has enormous environmental, economic, and...
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  • Hemp Benefits. - 2366 Words
     Hemp, Hemp, Hemp. By: Andy Boustany. Lebanese American University. Hemp, Hemp, Hemp. For many years, Hemp served as an industrial sourcing of filament and oilseed. It has been utilized everywhere on the planet to make a mixture of modern and customer like items. Starting today, around 30 nations develop mechanical hemp as an agrarian product, and for exceptional reason for why it does. It is then sold on the planet’s business sector. However in the states, the handling...
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  • Industrial Hemp - 996 Words
    Legalize Industrial Hemp General Purpose: To inform the class on why industrial hemp is illegal and the benefits of legalizing industrial hemp. Specific Purpose: To provide my audience with a better understanding of how useful industrial hemp could be for the economy. Central Idea: Due to the war on drugs, hemp production is severely limited; however, with the proper legalization and regulation of this plant the U.S. economy would prosper due to job creation and the environment would...
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  • Industrial Hemp - 311 Words
    We’re living in an unsustainable world of mass deforestation, over consumption, pollution and malnutrition because of our ignorance and reliance on fossil fuels and synthetic fibres. If there were something that could provide a sustainable solution to heal the world, wouldn’t we take advantage of it? Fortunately there is something; Hemp. It has been said that Hemp can be used in over 25,000 products including; food, textiles, plastics, fuel and paper. It grows in 100 days with no wastage,...
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  • Legalize Hemp - 310 Words
    If farmers are allowed to start growing hemp, many of them will also grow marijuana, and the drug problem will gradually recede. For instance in our country a single farmer needs a plot of one hectar sown with any of the industrial cultures in order to just cover the costs of his labour on that very same plot. It is counter productive both in economical and social aspect. If marijuana was legal, each farmer could sow one tenth of his one hectar plot and cover the costs for his labour, manure,...
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  • Hemp as a Sustainable Resource - 2937 Words
    Hemp as a Sustainable Resource: Why is it Illegal to Grow in the United States The global population continues to grow at an exceedingly rapid rate. Therefore, use for versatile and sustainable resources is becoming imperative in order to retain the capacity to support humanity. More important is the ability to adapt to a system that can do it all while minimizing any negative effects on the environment. In ecology, sustainability can be described as the ability for a system to maintain...
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  • Hemp Cultivation in China - 42301 Words
    International Hemp Association Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China Robert C. Clarke Naturetex International B.V. Van Diemenstraat 192 1013 CP Amsterdam The Netherlands Clarke, R.C. 1995. Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China. Journal of the International Hemp Association 2(2): 57, 60-65. This paper summarizes the history of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.)...
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  • Persuasive Speech on Industrial Hemp
    Do any of you know the difference between industrial hemp and marijuana? Would you like to? The purpose of this speech is to explain the differences in marijuana and industrial hemp, and to show the need to reform the present hemp laws in the United States in order to make hemp available for industrial purposes. The hemp plant shows its unique versatility by having many uses in industry and hemp has many distinct benefits over its counterpart in industry today. The usage of hemp would result...
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  • Hemp will stop Deforestation
    Hemp has the potential to stop deforestation. Points: Can stop the use of tree products that have contributed to deforestation Trees cut down to make paper take 50 to 500 years to grow, while hemp can be cultivated in as little as 100 days and can yield 4 times more paper over a 20 year period. Until 1883, from 75-90% of all paper in the world was made with cannabis hemp fiber including that for books, Bibles, maps, paper money, stocks and bonds, newspapers, etc. 2 Hemp paper is longer...
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  • Hemp Through the Years - 490 Words
    Hemp through the Years Topic: Hemp from “billion dollar crop” to “illegal nightmare” Specific Purpose: Inform my audience of the history, usages, and laws surrounding hemp and the industries that could benefit from it. Thesis statement: Hemp provides the world with eco-friendly, efficient products such as fuel, clothing, and plastics. Introduction I. Marijuana is not Hemp! (Attention getter) II. Cultivating and harvesting hemp is illegal. III. Hemp provides the world...
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  • Hemp: a Help or a Hindrance?
    Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance? Hemp, also known as Cannabis sativa, marijuana, grass, and by many other names, has not been a legal commercial crop in the United States for almost sixty years. As common two centuries ago as cotton is today, hemp is not seen on the market. As many groups fight for hemp to become legalized as a drug, many people are battling for the plant to become legalized for its industrial and medical uses. From Disney Indiana Jones hats to fuel for our automobiles, hemp is a...
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  • Hemp to Save Our Trees
    BY: Lillian Richard Hemp to Save Our Trees Worldwide we are seeing a devastation of our forests due to paper production. Consumption of wood products has risen 64% since 1961. Globally, pulp for paper, has risen from 40% in 1998, to an expected 60% over the next 50 years. The industry expects that demand to double by 2050. The U.S. consumes 200,000,000 tons of wood products annually, increasing by 4% every year. U.S. paper producers consume 1 billion trees each year (735 pounds of paper...
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  • Hemp, The Swiss Army Plant
    John Doe Botany 1 Jane Doe 11/2/2013 The Swiss Army Plant Things are not always what they seem. From people to objects, events, and even plants. One plant in Particular I think goes unnoticed or overlooked for many many of its practical uses. This plant has an unfair rap that is generally associated with it. Im talking about the Hemp plant. Hemp is almost always associated with Marijuana by the general public which by and large tends to be seen as a negative relationship. Im not...
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  • Industrial Hemp Struggles with Marijuana Stigma
    Industrial Hemp Struggles With Marijuana Stigma As the issue of legalizing marijuana remains complicated and highly controversial, a lesser-known yet increasingly significant side effect continues to transpire in the background: the suppression of its incredibly useful and diverse distant cousin, industrial hemp. Both marijuana and hemp have a long history in the United States. Unfortunately, because both plants are from the cannabis species, hemp was pigeonholed into a “dangerous drug”...
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  • Hemp: Industrial Crop or Dangerous Drug
    Hemp: Industrial Crop or Dangerous Drug In society today, the Government has always argued both the pros and cons to legalizing the use of medical marijuana and hemp as an industrial harvest to make rope, fibers, oils, clothing and medication. In the article “The Battle Over Hemp on an Indian Reservation,” Virginia Heffernan argues that the Lakota family, The White Plumes, of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, should be able to grow each and every plant that might help the tribe get...
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  • Phytoremediation of Urban Brownfields: a Case for Industrial Hemp
    Phytoremediation of Urban Brownfields: A Case for Industrial Hemp By: Jeff Lemon Thursday, June 21, 2012 Brownfields Brownfield Phytoremediation Page 2 Page 4 A Case for Industrial Hemp? Page 5 Executive Summary There are a number of reasons why we should care about brownfields. From encouraging urban sprawl through the ‘development’ of greenfields to their environmental impacts on soil, air and ground water, these properties are a drain upon the urban environment. Redevelopment...
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  • The Legalization of Hemp Has Significant Medicinal and Industrial Value.
    The legalization of Hemp has significant medicinal and industrial value. From high schools to college campuses, marijuana can be seen just about everywhere. It is quite easy for a parent to jump to horrid conclusions upon hearing the word "marijuana." What is unfortunate is that the majority lack true knowledge of marijuana for its practical purposes and the relevance it has had in ancient history. There are far more constructive and legal uses for marijuana other than for experiencing...
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  • Why Hemp Prduction Should Be Legal in the Us
    Uses of Hemp and its Potential Contributions to the United States Hemp is a crop that has been used for many things for many years. The fibers are used for things such as clothes, construction materials, paper, carpet, oil, food, cosmetics, food, and many other things. The hemp industry has been around for as long as ten thousand years. There was a piece of hemp fabric found from around eight thousand BC showing its importance to many civilizations throughout the years. Nowadays, hemp is an...
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  • Legislative History: Industrial Hemp Farming Act
    Legislative History on Industrial Hemp Farming Charles Hagan January 30’Th 2013 Ahagan7@students.kennesaw.edu Society has often times refused prosperity when prosperity was knocking on the front door of broken down economies. There have been moments in this nation’s history when government’s interests conflicted with its constituencies’ interests. Such is the case for the United States Federal Government’s policy on cannabis, where some 70 odd years ago they decided that all hemp...
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  • The World’s Most Understood Crop: Industrial Hemp and Its Economic Benefits
    Ms. Bonner English 290 16 December 2011 The World’s Most Understood Crop: Industrial Hemp and its Economic Benefits When most people hear the word hemp the first thing that comes to mind is marijuana. While hemp and marijuana are of the same plant species, Cannabis Sativa, they are different plants with their own chemical makeup. Hemp has been known as one of the world’s greatest agricultural crops of all time with a wide variety of uses. Unfortunately the United States still sees hemp as...
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  • Arugmentation Essay - 707 Words
    Laws are created to protect their citizens. They were made to set boundaries between certain limits that society was not meant to touch upon. This holds true for the law making marijuana use or possession illegal. This law creates more turmoil than assuring safety in society. Current drug laws are doing more harm than good and legalizing marijuana would benefit the country in multiple ways. Legalizing marijuana would take the gang violence off the streets. Many drug dealers start out...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 787 Words
     Legalizing Marijuana Christopher Hutchins March 4, 2015 ITT Technical Institute: Breckinridge School of Nursing Marijuana is a very prominent and controversial issue in society. Although many slanderous claims have been made about cannabis in recent history, the truths are slowly starting to surface. Unfortunately, these truths are under heavy criticism due to the stereotypical view of what people view as the typical “pot smoker.” This perception of a lazy and...
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  • Marijuana: Cause and Effect - 1064 Words
    Stephen Tracey Professor Curran English 101 10 November 2011 Marijuana: Cause and Effect Today in America, millions of American citizens are both confused and outraged by the fact that there are still laws that are preventing people from using one of the most popular and controversial, illegal substances in the world: marijuana. According to recent polls, fifty percent of Americans want marijuana to be completely legal and decriminalized (Blodget), and a whopping eighty percent of...
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  • Why Marijuana Should Be Legal
    Hillmont Talada 1 Danielle Cook English 1010 February 22, 2010 Why marijuana should be legal Some people ask why marijuana should be legalized. But, perhaps, we should ask why marijuana is illegal? Contrary to public opinion and current law there are more reasons for marijuana to be legalized than for it to remain illegal. Marijuana cost taxpayers billions of dollars, it is less harmful than other...
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  • The Blunt Truth - 1170 Words
    The Blunt Truth A seemingly growing trend that has become one of the main discussion points on State and Federal levels is the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use. Some citizens are able to see the great potential in the legalization of marijuana, not only its benefits for the government, but for the patients suffering from major health issues as well. However, there is a deceivingly large population that disagree with pro-marijuana supporters, arguing that if it...
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  • Social issues: Marijuana in America
    Joshua M. Davidson Soc. 100 Pr. Brosmer 11/23/2013 Social issues: Marijuana in America For generations in many cultures and in many societies marijuana has been a part of life. Some have used it for spiritual reasons while others have used for medical reasons. In some cultures it was used together as some sort of magic; combining the two uses together to heal the sick. In the Americas cannabis was given out in tinctures as medicine until the 1930’s when the prohibition of marijuana began...
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  • Legalization of marijuana - 1216 Words
    Legalization of marijuana would benefit the world in ways we cannot imagine. There will be no more deaths forfrom pharmaceutical prescriptions [Assertions need support with sufficient evidence.] , there will be the ability to produce industrial hemp, and the money that it can bring into the economy will be astonishing. The medical use for [Check preposition use—incorrect or unnecessary] marijuana has so many benefactors [Incorrect use of this word. Please consult a dictionary to find...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana - 2050 Words
    The Legalization of Marijuana The dispute between the legalization of marijuana has been around for hundreds of years. The history of marijuana dates back to the third millennium BC. Cannabis, which is marijuana, has many different uses. Some of these uses include a recreational drug, as a religious rite, as a spiritual rite and even medical uses. So why is cannabis illegal? Cannabis was once legal and was one of the largest agricultural crops in the world. It was once one of the largest...
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana - 1404 Words
    Carlos Reyes Mrs. Schultz Honors English 10 2 December 2011 The Legalization of Marijuana and its Economic Benefits The legalization of marijuana, scientifically known as cannabis or hemp, is considered one of the biggest debates in modern American politics. The United States is currently in debt and almost half of the American population is proposing that the government legalize cannabis and end its prohibition. Supporters argue that this will help out the economy. If marijuana were to...
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  • The Marijuana Grower's Guide - 9894 Words
    THE MARIJUANA GROWER'S GUIDE by Mel Frank and Ed Rosenthal Typed by Ben Dawson Revised 1992 NOTE:- Footnotes have been placed in double brackets (()). Numbers throughout refer to bibliography and are sometimes in brackets, sometimes they aren't. All dates are for northern hemisphere only. Comments on pictures are in curly brackets {}. Please distribute this widely so we can all smoke better marijuana. Legalise marijuana. 4 October 1996 Copying this book was a megamission that took about 3...
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  • Marijuana - 2355 Words
    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...
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  • Affects of Prohibition of Marijuana - 1595 Words
    Mitch Thiem Mrs. Horn English 3 5/9/11 Affects of the Prohibition of Marijuana What is marijuana? Marijuana is hemp (cannabis), and hemp is the most durable, strong, natural-soft fiber that was the largest agricultural crop in the world until 1883 (Harvey). Hemp was so widely produced because it grows quickly and it can be used for products like fabric, lighting oil, medicines, paper, and fiber (Harvey). The numerous possible products that this plant can produce could have an enormous...
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  • Marijuana - 1363 Words
    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...
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  • End the Prohibition on Marijuana - 2105 Words
    END THE PROHIBITION ON MARIJUANA AND INDUSTRIAL HEMP Outline Thesis Statement: Legalization of industrialized hemp and marijuana benefits our economy, decriminalizes a 35 billion dollar a year industry, creates jobs, and makes sense for the environment. I. Marijuana has been illegal in the United States since the Marihuana Stamp Tax Act was enacted by congress in 1937 A. A Brief History B. Marijuana Cash Crop II. The prohibition of marijuana contributes to a black market system,...
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  • Hiv Research Paper - 554 Words
    Research paper Every day of our lives we have our minds filled by the media, but is it always truth that we are being filled with? We have diseases (HIV/AIDS), our planets fossil fuel consumption issue , and especially drugs, in this case we have marijuana and how it causes behind the wheel, work related deaths and mostly you hear about how it negatively affects your lungs. But have you ever disregarded the media and done some research of your own? Turns out this so called drug marijuana...
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana - 2139 Words
    12 July 2009 The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana should be legalized not only for the medical benefits, it could also be taxed such as alcohol, and cigarettes to produce revenue that our country needs, it also could be utilized as many resources. The main focus for this paper is to let the truth about marijuana speak for itself, rather then the hypocrisy, and propaganda that our government “feeds to us the pubic”. I will present a factual report based on the evidence I obtain via books,...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 1412 Words
    Cannabis Sativa, more commonly known as Marijuana, is made up of dried parts of the Cannabis hemp plant and is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. For centuries, people all over the world have been using marijuana to achieve “euphoria”, but the drug has remained illegal in the United States despite countless efforts to reverse the law. In the last few years, the legalization of Marijuana became both a prominent and controversial issue in our country and remains an...
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  • Benefits of Marijuana - 678 Words
    Benefits of Marijuana Today’s society judges marijuana by all of its negative effects, but what about all of the positives? They are commonly overlooked. Marijuana is a very versatile plant that has been used in many applications over the past 12,000 years, from spiritual purposes to making cars. Lets take a look at some of the positives, and you can form your own opinion about whether marijuana is a friend or menace. Marijuana has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. It was sold...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana - 2434 Words
    Clint Johnston 8/5/11 Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is a very well known and controversial issue in society today. Although many claims have been made about cannabis in recent history, the truth is slowly starting to resurface. Marijuana could not only benefit our economy and industry but as well as our medical field. Unfortunately, these truths are under criticism due to the stereotypical view of what people view as the typical “pot smoker.” This biased perception of a lazy and...
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  • Why Marijuana Should Be Decriminalized
    Connor Biro - 2577567 English 102 Price 4/5/13 Why Marijuana Should Be Decriminalized in the U.S. “Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the most therapeutically active substances known to man” (qtd. in Rosenthal and Kubby 49). The DEA’s Administrative Law Judge, Francis L. Young, stated this in the matter of Marijuana Medical Rescheduling Petition, in 1988 when attempting to list marijuana as a Schedule II drug (Keene 93). Marijuana, or “weed,” is made from the leaves and flowers of...
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  • Legalizing marijuana - 1104 Words
    Legalizing Marijuana The issue of legalizing marijuana, also known as Cannabis Sativa, has been controversial for a long time, and has become even more so in recent years. Cannabis Sativa is a plant that has been used for a variety of purposes by many cultures for thousands of years. Not only does the Cannabis Sativa plant produce Marijuana, it also produces Hemp. Hemp was used to make food, clothes, shoes, ropes and paper, making it a very useful cash crop. Legal up until 1937, Marijuana...
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  • The Top Ten Reasons Marijuana Should Be Lega
    The Top Ten Reasons Marijuana Should Be Legal Prohibition hasn't stopped the use and domestic production of marijuana -- it's time everyone faced this. September 1, 2007 | LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Editor's note: There are millions of regular pot smokers in America and millions more infrequent smokers. Smoking pot clearly has far fewer dangerous and hazardous effects on society than legal drugs such as alcohol. Here is High Times's top 10 reasons that marijuana...
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  • Marijunana legalization essay - 1327 Words
     “Children are growing up with a total lack of respect for the Constitution and for the law," Pauline Sabin, the first woman to sit on the Republican National Committee, said in regard to prohibition in 1932. "The young see the law broken at home and upon the street," she added. "Can we expect them to be lawful?” In my opinion, along with the MAJORITY of my youth, I think that Marijuana should be legalized and that we should ban all tobbaco products nationally. Why? Well not to state the...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 960 Words
     Jared Simpson Casandra Sweeney English 1010 27 October 2013 Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana is an increasingly hot topic in today’s society, and is one that will need to be dealt with in a more serious manner in the coming years. Over time, marijuana has become less taboo and more socially acceptable, but is America ready for legalization and the legal changes that would come with it? In this paper, I will explain my reasoning for my personal opinion that, yes, America is ready for...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 1604 Words
    "In any civilized society, it is every citizen's responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen's responsibility to disobey unjust laws." Martin Luther King Jr. Many people ask “why should marijuana be legalized”? when the real question that we should be asking is “why shouldn’t marijuana be legalized”?. Marijuana also known as hemp is a naturally grown plant that has been around for decades dating back to around 2697 B.C., when the Egyptians would use it to cure...
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  • Is Something Immoral Also Illegal?
    Is something illegal also immoral? Everyone knows the definition of illegal. Illegal is contrary to or against the law. Laws are straightforward, written on paper, easy to live by. However what is immorality? By definition it is the violation of moral principles. But who decides on those principles, and who says what is moral and what not? Is morality defined by our cultures and personalities, or by laws that were written by other people? This is a question I am going to look at. Is...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 890 Words
     Legalizing Marijuana February 22, 2014 University of Phoenix COM/172 Kevin L. Maevers, MA Legalizing Marijuana What would happened if our government decided to legalize marijuana and tax it? Wouldn’t it be a huge change in our country, especially since America is still in debt? Legalizing marijuana can reduce the amount of American money going to international criminal gangs and increase our own economy. We could make enough money to get out of debt and provide needed and...
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  • Ethical Proposal for Allsaints - 2968 Words
    Introduction AllSaints Spitalfields is a British brand, founded in 1994. The reason of I choose this brand is because the eye catching full screen of vintage sew machines displayed on the shop front, which gave me a huge impact at the beginning. After study, AllSaints is a fashion brand blend with Rock & Roll element, but how to link up the sewing machines with music? Due to the further investigate, the brand want to express the quality of their merchandises, which like a traditional tailor...
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  • Research on Marijuana - 1689 Words
    MARIJUANA (Scientific Name: Cannabis sativa) INTRODUCTION Marijuana is one of the world’s oldest economic plants. Besides providing the material hemp, hemp, for a lucrative cordage and cloth industry, it has been a valuable medicinal drug. The ancient pharmacopoeias of China, going back more than 2,000 years, listed marijuana, and the plant found favor around the world for its ability to ease pain, induce sleep, and soothe a variety of nervous disorders....
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - 2238 Words
    John Veidt English 101 Final Paper Legalizing Marijuana The legalization of marijuana is one of our nation’s biggest conflicts. People might ask why is marijuana illegal today. Now when you hear the word marijuana people are always so quick to make stereotypes about it. “In 1937 it was estimated that there were 55,000 marijuana users. Today it is estimated to be over 50 million of them. That’s a 100,000 percent increase.”(The Union) Think about it from this point of view, individuals...
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  • Aow on Legalizing Marijuana - 629 Words
    Jacob Velasquez Ms. Vela-Sanchez Theme Composition April 19, 2013 Article Of the Week Legalizing of Marijuana Raises Health Concerns Source: RONI CARYN RABIN New York Times 1.7.13 Synthesis: Legalizing of marijuana raises health concerns through the general public. However, the people who do not know the rise and the potency of marijuana, as well as, how it damages one’s body perceptually,...
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  • Legalize Marijuana - 1484 Words
    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...
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  • lll'k; - 826 Words
    have been working on an essay for a sociology class in which we were assigned to write about a “social problem.” Naturally, I had to write about marijuana! It’s written in a variation of APA format and I thought I might as well submit it so some of our readers could read it…maybe steal it for an assignment you’re putting off…feel free to critique as much as you want; after all, I am a student and that is how I learn. And I know I could have expanded a LOT more but it was just a simple school...
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  • Why the Illegalization of Marijuana Was a Corrupt Decision
    Why the Illegalization of Marijuana was Corrupt For most of human history marijuana has been legal and has actually only been illegal for 1% of the period of time of which it has been in use. Many people assume that marijuana was made illegal through some kind of process involving scientific, medical, and government hearings, and that it was to protect the citizens from what was determined to be a dangerous drug. However, some of the actual reasons that marijuana was wrongly banned include...
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  • Diesel Pdf - 4435 Words
    GROUP 6 Anastasia Kuatkhina Valerie Overgaag Kairi Lentsius Eva Liisa Kubinyi Candyce Dryburgh Innovating Sustainable Fashion-Summer School 2012 CONTENTS Introduction to Diesel SWOT Analysis Target group Methods of research Diesel collection Advertising Worldwide Brave Materials Expansion Stakeholders Future values Conclusion Attachment I Source List II Five years plan III Questionnaire IV Worldwide brave materials expansions V Brave Fabrics and Garments VI Brave Materials Advertisements VII...
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  • How America Will Benefit from Legal Marijuana
    Anthony Milici Professor Heil How America Will Benefit From Legal Marijuana English 110 11/26/12 The first recorded use of the marijuana plant dates back to the before Christ era, however it wasn’t until the early twentieth century when the plant became a topic of controversy in the United States. Today, marijuana is found in the spotlight with more and more states becoming ‘medicinalized’, and the drug became completely legal in two states as of the 2012 election. Our...
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  • amendment 64 - 644 Words
    Ryan O’Reilly David Redus English Composition 121 30 August 2013 Amendment 64 Assignment When Amendment 64 was passed last year I thought we would have recreational dispensaries instantaneously. However after reading Amendment 64’s stipulations I realize that Colorado and our National government have a lot of regulation that still needs to be placed in preparation of legalization. Most likely we will start to see recreational dispensaries open January 2014. Even though this seems so far...
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  • Marijuana should be legalized
     Marijuana Should Be Legalized The topic is called,” marijuana should be legalized,” by. In this paper, I will take a stand on this issue and why it is very important to legalize marijuana. Before I begin my topic, I would like to inform my readers that I am not a substance abuse user. In many states, smoking marijuana has been decriminalized. In California, marijuana can only be used for medicinal purposes only. Numerous politicians, Hollywood actors, and famous personalities...
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  • Annotation - 1553 Words
    English 1302 11 April 2012 Annotated bibliography Anderson, Matthew. “ Record Marijuana Arrest Feed The Prison Industrial Complex.” 30 Jan. 2009. Social Medicine. Social Medicine, n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2012. Retrieved from http://www.socialmedicine.org/2009/01/30/uncategorized/record-marijuana-arrests-feed-the-prison-industrial-complex/ Matthew Anderson reports that in 2007 the Department of Justice reported the number of drug arrests and how many of those accounted for marijuana. Anderson...
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  • Marijuana in the US - 4609 Words
    Billie Whitfield Whitfield 1 Dr. Henry Stewart English Composition II 29, January 2015 Medical Marijuana in the United States of America Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a flower that is indigenous, meaning it is produced naturally, with the compound chemical of tetrahydocannabinol, known as THC; which gives psychoactive and physiological effects. The plant was well known from the early 1600's and known uses go back to 7000 B.C, but the plant didn’t reach public awareness as...
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  • Legalize Marijuana - 458 Words
    THESIS: Marijuana should be legalized and decriminalized by the U S Government. BACKGROUND: The benefits and the many uses of the Marijuana plant. The medical research on the Marijuana plant. The extensive history about Marijuana. The many reasons the Government should legalize and decriminalize Marijuana. OBJECTIVE: To empower society with knowledge and change the laws on a government level. SUPPORTING POINTS: 1. The benefits of the Marijuana (hemp) plant. a). Hemp...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana - 1757 Words
    The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is a plant, known as cannabis sativa and cannabis indica, which contains a psychoactive chemical called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The effects of THC include disruption of psychomotor behavior, short-term memory impairment, intoxication, stimulation of appetite, antinociceptive, and antiemetic activities. Marijuana, the Mexican name given to cannabis is a mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the plant. Cannabis is a term that...
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  • Research Paper - 1607 Words
    Zakiya Green April 27, 2013 Medical marijuana can have positive effects and negatives effects. There drug also has great history People what to know, what are the benefits and hazards of medical marijuana? They also want to know how it all started to get to this point. I think that medical marijuana can be a good choice and bad choice. In today’s society millions of the U.S citizen used marijuana. Marijuana is a...
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