Medical marijuana, is this going to medical miracle or a medical disaster? Medical marijuana should be legalized for patients in their end stages of disease and have no other options. The legalize marijuana, is a question many state governments are fighting against federal governments to stop the recession of legalizing the drug everyone talks about. What is marijuana, what is the used for? It is becoming legal in many states, which states passed a law to use medical marijuana and why haven’t all the states passed a law, should it become legal for medical use? What are the pros and cons of using medical marijuana are there more health benefits or health risks? So will marijuana be the drug of the future, legalization of marijuana: yes or no? Marijuana (grass, pot, and weed) are the common names for the drug made from the plant cannabis sativa. Marijuana is the dried blossom leafy annual plants which parts are used for herbs, animal food, and medicine and as hemp for rope making. The flowers of the plant contain psychoactive and psychologically active chemical compounds known as cannabinoids which are consumed for recreational medical and spiritual purposes. (Catherine Douglas Nov. 2010). The main mind altering psychoactive ingredient in marijuana is THC (delta-90tetrahydrocannabiol) but more than 400 other chemicals are also in the plant. A marijuana “joint” is made for the dried particles of the plant, the amount of THC in marijuana determines on how strong it affects will be. When marijuana is smoked or ingested THC and other active components that can be found in marijuana are targeting and attaching to two types of receptors on the cells of the body. The CB1 receptors are found mainly in the brain and especially in areas that control body movement memory and vomiting. The CB2 receptors are found mainly in the immune system tissue, such as your spleen and lymph nodes. When marijuana is smoked, its ingredients reach their peak levels in
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