Essays Tagged: "Cannabis sativa"

Marijuana

Wether you call it Hemp, Mary Jane, Pot, Weed; it doesn't matter. It is still Cannabis Sativa, or cannabis for short. And it is still illegal. The use of marijuana as an intoxica ... uted for possession and sale of the drug. 'Marijuana' refers to the dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, which contains the non-narcotic chemical THC at various potencies. It is smoked or e ... nal automobile races. It may someday replace gasoline.Marijuana has many medical purposes also. The cannabis extract was available as a medicine legally in this country until 1937, and was sold as a n ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Essay on the paper: "Mary Jane: The Devil Weed?"

ons about its danger.Early in this century, the government waged a war of terrorism onmarijuana, or cannabis sativa. 'By 1937, forty-six states had laws againstthe use of marijuana, and its use had al ... rch has demonstrated marked disturbances in depth perception, timejudgment, and coordination during cannabis use. Coupled with surveys thatthat indicate that many traffic accidents occur to people usi ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.9 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Legalizing Marijuana

a society, we have much bigger problems to deal with than marijuana. Marijuana should be legalized.Cannabis sativa, is one of the most widely used drugs. It is more commonly known by its Spanish name ... has known ways of using marijuana for various applications thousands of years.The first accounts of cannabis cultivation appeared in Chinese records from as far back as 28 B.C., though the plant was l ...

(11 pages) 1047 8 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Pass the Peace Pipe

d propositions will soon come to voters in other states. The debate over the legalization of Cannabis Sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, is currently one of the more heated controversies ... oss of bladder control, urinary tract infections, constipation, skin ulcers, and severe depression. Cannabis , because of its relaxing qualities has a startling and profound effect on the symptoms of ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Legalization of Marijuana

d from the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant. It is technically known as cannabis sativa and is a tall, widely cultivated Asian herb of the mulberry family. There are many d ... ilitating pain caused by countless of disorders and injuries. Many patients have also reported that cannabis is useful for treating arthritis, migraines, menstrual cramps, itching, alcohol addiction, ...

(5 pages) 245 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Is the illegalization of marijuana valid?

IS THE ILLEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA VALID?The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, morecommonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heatedcontroversies ever ... wide and is documented as far back as 2700 BC in ancientChinese writings. When someone says ganja, cannabis, bung,dope, grass, rasta, or weed, they are talking about the samesubject: marijuana. Marij ... ature deaths areattributed to cigarettes annually. Dr. Roger Pertwee, Secretary ofthe International Cannabis Research Society states that as arecreational drug, 'Marijuana compares favorably to nicoti ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Effects Of Pot

ginning oftime, yet there are still many mysteries about its healtheffects on humans. Marijuana, or cannabis sativa, is apreparation of the crushed flowers and buds of female hempGood Paper. 4 pages l ... s long B+plant. The existence of the plant has been reported asearly as 1500-1200 BC. in China, and cannabis has beendescribed as an analgesic as early as 200 AD .Since then, an overwhelming number of ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Pot

edical and/or recreational purposes.Marijuana has many names: Dope, Marihuana, Ganja, Pot Mary Jane,Cannabis Sativa (Scientific) to name a few.Marijuana originated in the middle east (Taiwan, Korea). ... ea). China playsan important part in Marijuana's history. Hoatho, the first chinesephysician to use Cannabis for medical purposes as a painkiller andanesthetic for surgery. In the Ninth Century B.C., ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hemp

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 ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana-Essay justifying why marijuana should/shouldn't be legalized. 407 words

na has raised many national debates. How do you view this drug?The scientific name for marijuana is Cannabis sativa. The effects of the drug are usually gotten by smoking the dried leaves and flowerin ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Reasons.

. Its value to the medical world outweighs its potential abuse. The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most controversial issues eve ...

(2 pages) 80 2 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay is about the effects of drugs and it talks about what each does. It gives facts concerning drugs also.

e, and LSD.MarijuanaMarijuana is a green or brown mixture of dried, broken up flowers and leaves of Cannabis Sativa, the hemp plant. Marijuana contains nearly 400 chemicals. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabin ...

(5 pages) 118 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The case for cannabis

The Case for CannabisWhat if there were a plant that could produce more than four times as much paper as a tree w ... rly 80 years? What would you think? Well, such a plant does exist, and has been outlawed since 1937.Cannabis hemp, from the Cannabis Sativa L. plant, is one of the most useful plants in the world. It ... as coined by Hearst's writers, to ensure that no one would make the connection between the good old cannabis plant that they'd all relied on for medicine all these years and the devil weed Herer p. 32 ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This report explain what is marijuana and how people think of it. It also explain how it is a drug use for many years and smuggle here to U.S.

Cannabis Sativa (marijuana) has been thought to be an illegal and very harmful drug for many years. ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anti-Marijuana Paper - The Evil Smoke I wrote it cause I thought the teacher would love it. But I think she was ripped when she graded it cause I wanted a 100%

y to go. Millions of Americans of all ages use the drug marijuana each and every day. Also known as cannabis sativa, reefer, ganja, weed, pot, trees, and many other nicknames, marijuana is a serious d ...

(6 pages) 66 2 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Paper discusses the positive aspect of legalizing marijuana. The essay covers fiscal reasons as well as health reasons.

keep this plant illegal.Marijuana is derived from the dried leaves of a strain of hemp plant called cannabis sativa. Common nicknames of the drug include cannabis, weed, and grass. Already legal for m ... s tobacco." According to editors of the prestigious Lancet British medical journal, "The smoking of cannabis, even long-term, is not harmful to health. It would be reasonable to judge cannabis as less ...

(5 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

MARIJUANA:ILLEGAL DRUG OR MEDICAL MARVEL? Argument Synthesis paper...includes works cited page

Legalization of Marijuana, also known as cannabis sativa, is highly logical in a day where alcohol and tobacco products, (although restricted ...

(4 pages) 99 2 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Decriminalization of Marijuana

do not invoke violent temperaments from its users like alcohol. Marijuana, the tried leaves of the Cannabis plant, is also known as Cannabis Sativa or Cannabis Indica, and I believe that marijuana ha ... o. Cedro Library Drug History. Retrieved January 28 2006 from http://www.cedro-uva.org/lib/harrison.cannabis.05.htmlWAMM. Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding. Retrieved January 28 2006 from http:/ ...

(9 pages) 50 1 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should marijuana be legalized?

untry are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana, a plant, known as Cannabis Sativa, over anything legally available because it has various medicinal properties that ca ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Marijuana 2

houghts flow easily. Marijuana is illegal today but people want to legalize it for medical purposes.Cannabis is a leafy plant, which grows wild in many of the tropic and temperate areas of the world. ... vated both indoors and out for the production of its flowering tops. The most commonly used form of cannabis are the leaves and flowering tops (buds) which may be either smoked or eaten; It also comes ...

(3 pages) 499 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol