Essays Tagged: "Lester Grinspoon"

Legalization of Marijuana

at a puff or two of a marijuana cigarette relieves the pain. (Theorized after study by psychiatrist Lester Grinspoon of Harvard Medical School) It has also been reported to relieve the pain suffered b ... ve to be is stupid enough to mess with it.Of course, others have their opinions and I respect that. Lester Grinspoon states 'One of marijuana's greatest advantages as a medicine is it's remarkable saf ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.0 Jan/1997

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

LEGALIZE IT?

- -What is marijuana? According to Harvard Medical Professor Lester Grinspoon,it is a 'miracle drug', one that prevents blindness, acts as an appetite stimulant ... University of Texas 'poses no greater risk that moderate consumption ofAlcohol.' Harvard Professor Lester Grinspoon in his book, Marihuana, the ForbiddenMedicine, claims that the drug has countless b ...

(3 pages) 156 5 4.5 Oct/1996

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

Should Marijuana Be Legalized for Medical Purposes

the legalization of marijuana, it highlights one of many discrepancies that cloud this smoky debate.Lester Grinspoon, MD, is a proponent of the medical legalization and re-classification of marijuana. ... Perf. Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, John Witherspoon. Videocassette. New Line Home Video, 1995.Grinspoon, Lester, MD, and Bakalar, James. "Commentary: Marijuana as Medicine- A plea for reconsideration." Jou ...

(9 pages) 608 0 4.6 Nov/1996

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

Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Reasons.

bstances known to man. Marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care.Dr. Lester Grinspoon, author of Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicine. "The only well confirmed negative eff ... the positive aspects of marijuana it should be legalized in the United States.Work CitedGrinspoon, Lester Dr. Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicinewww.marijuana.orghttp://hempower.org

(2 pages) 80 2 3.3 Nov/2003

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

Legalising/Decriminalising Marijuana: Analytical Evaluative Essay

make up our minds. We cannot have it both ways: we cannot be both drug-free and free", as stated by Lester Grinspoon, an M.D., from the Harvard Medical School.In Australia, there has been a significan ...

(9 pages) 141 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Should Marijuana be legalized for Medicinal Purposes?

ted problems (Stwertka 5). In America, marijuana as medicine dates back to the 1800s. An article by Lester Grinspoon and James Bakalar in the Journal of American Medical Association states that "betwe ... e for Medical Marijuana. 16 June 2004 http://www.ardpark.org/references/synmjcompare.htm.Grinspoon, Lester and Bakalar, James B. Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine. London: Yale University Press, 1997. ...

(4 pages) 128 2 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should marijuana be a medical option?

other drugs these patients get prescribed each day.In the same mindset as Dr. Joycelyn Elders, Dr. Lester Grinspoon has a strong belief in the positive uses of medical marijuana, one of my most atten ... 2003 The Boston Globe had quoted an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Lester Grinspoon, who stated: "Doctors and nurses have seen that for many patients, cannabis is more ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.3 Mar/2007

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

April 28, 1997

r. It would not only benefit us with money but there are medicinal uses for this plant also. Lester Grinspoon, who graduated through Harvard Medical School performed studies, and found that mar ...

(5 pages) 435 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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

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provider. It would not only benefit us with money but there are medicinal uses for this plant also.Lester Grinspoon, who graduated through Harvard Medical School performed studies, and found that mar ...

(5 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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