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Cannabis

Abstract: Background: How is Cannabis used in the medical field and should it be legalized for recreational purposes as well as medical use? Medical marijuana has been used for many years in the medical field. According to AAMC, adjunctive therapy with cannabis has helped patients deal with their symptoms of disease or disorders. A study was done by University of California medical researchers in which they placed “an ingredient in chili peppers beneath the skin of marijuana smokers to see if it...

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Pro Legalizing Cannabis vs. Anti Leagalizing Cannabis

Each year there are twenty million Americans that try cannabis for the first time. (Armentano, 2013) Americans are going to smoke cannabis if it’s legalized or not so our country should legalize it and make money. Legalizing cannabis will help our country economically, help patients that truly do benefit from the drug, and help decrease the amount of street drug dealing. To some of the patients that use medical cannabis it is very difficult for them to get if they don’t live in a state where it is...

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Cannabis Coursework [Uncomplete]

Should Cannabis be legalized? Cannabis has been in the world for many years yet there are disputes whether cannabis should be legalized or not. There have been many groups which support the legalization on cannabis but others disagree. Many major countries and cities such as Canada and Amsterdam allow the use of cannabis but only by a small dose. The UK still considers the drug as a Class B and legalization of the use of cannabis. Cannabis is used in the UK but only for the use of medicine. My...

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Synthetic Cannabis

Synthetic Cannabis More than 639 calls have been made on synthetic marijuana so far this year according to the American Association of Poison Control Center (AAPCC). The number has doubled each year since 2009. I will be explaining; what synthetic marijuana is, why people smoke it, the side effects of it, and how the government is taking action on the issue. I would hope that after listening to this that you would never give it a second though on whether you should smoke this if ever offered...

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Risks of Cannabis Dependency

s Risks of Cannabis Dependency What are the effects that Cannabis/Marijuana Dependency has on your life? Tommy Barnes Prof. K. Bekker AB PSY-101 3/14/12 Risks of Cannabis Dependency Sharma, M. (2009, April). Determinants of Marijuana Use, Abuse and Dependence. Journal of Alcohol & Drug Education. Pp. 3-6. The main idea of this article is the study of the relation of Marijuana use, abuse, and dependency. The idea is to look at how might a person first start...

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How does Cannabis cause addiction

How does Cannabis cause addiction? Addiction is seen as a difficult medical disorder by the NHS, this is because of how the chemical imbalance is altered as illicit drugs tap into the way the nerve cells communicate. There are two prominent ways in which drugs of abuse and legal drugs affect the brain. The first way is by mimicking the brains natural chemicals. Another way in which the brain can be affected is through the overstimulation of the limbic reward system. The majority of illicit drugs...

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Cannabis Outline

Outline Cannabis, the Good and the Bad 1. History * In our world we know it by pot, a plant by the name of Cannabis that has existed for thousands of years. * Said to have been discovered through the regions of India, this plant soon became a sacred ritual for those who used it. * Since ancient time our ancestors have smoked cannabis due to its affects, making them believe that they were connecting with god himself. * Thanks to modern science and research we now know that...

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Cannabis verses pharmaceutical drugs to treat seizure disorders

 Cannabis verses pharmaceutical drugs to treat seizure disorders Melissa M. Phillips COM/172 April 21, 2014 Scott Tobias Cannabis verses pharmaceutical drugs to treat seizure disorders. Chronic illnesses are prevalent this day and age due to various environmental factors, lifestyle choices, and the use of pharmaceutical drugs. There are various pharmaceutical drugs to treat patients who have chronic pain, depression, anxiety, Alzheimer's, cancer, and various seizure disorders. However...

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History of Cannabis

The History of Cannabis Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana or hemp, has had a long and tumultuous history. Hemp has many uses, not just the commonly known use as a psychoactive drug. Hemp can be used to create things such as cloths, textiles, and paper. People using hemp dates back all the way to the 4th millennium B.C. This paper will show that cannabis’ uses adjust to the time period it is in, but no matter its use it is consistently prevalent through early civilizations to modern times...

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Cannabis

Cannabis sativa-a plant species, HEMP, marijuana and hashish are obtained from THC – Active Psychoactive ingredient in marijuana and cannabis products 80 Compounds or chemicals are in WEED Where does best weed/resin come from? Dry arid climates, such as N. Africa Hashish- Drug containing the resin of cannabis flowers THC is about 8-14% FAT SOLUABLE Anandamide- Naturally occurring chemical in the brain that fits into thc sensitive receptor sites, producing the same effects as marijuana. Amotivational...

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