Essays Tagged: "Medical cannabis"

Drugs and legalization

freedom.Marijuana, in addition to not being a dangerous drug, has beendocumented to have practical medical purposes and environmental purposes.The legalization of marijuana, a drug that the criminali ... the affects.Legalizing drugs would allow them to be available to those who wouldbenefit from their medical use and those who would like to use them asrecreational drugs much like alcohol and tobacco ...

(2 pages) 174 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Argues for the decriminalization of medicinal marijuana.

y, though tens of thousands of people use it as a medicine nationwide (MPP). For some people, legal medical options have been proven unsafe or ineffective, leading them to consider marijuana. Their on ... ut state-level criminal penalties (MPP). They must have a doctor recommendation to validate a licit medical need, and doctors cannot be penalized for recommending the marijuana. Unfortunately, more th ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

discursive essay on the legalisation of cannabis; different peoples views and arguments for and against it.

underworld of drugs, and that would stop the lead on to harder drugs. Also cannabis can be used for medical purposes such as a painkiller, and to relieve the symptoms of diseases such as multiple scle ... Ecstasy and amphetamines.Another reason people give for the legalisation of cannabis is that it has medical purposes. It can be used as a painkiller or to relieve the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. E ...

(3 pages) 86 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Decriminalization of Marijuana : A reaction paper supporting the legalization of marijuana

efits that supporters of the decriminalization of marijuana have found include revenue enhancement, medical benefits, and hemp production. The major argument for marijuana legalization is revenue enha ... out of their lives, then attempts to decriminalize it should be supported. Legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, as California recently did, could provide answers about diseases and allow researc ...

(6 pages) 374 2 3.9 Mar/2003

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

Benefits of legalizing Marijuana

for possession of marijuana charges. The decriminalization of marijuana can benefit society through medical benefits and by reducing the amount of money spent on drug enforcement. Furthermore, a major ... a is not legalized is the many myths about the ill effects of marijuana.The use of marijuana in the medical field can help many people in many ways. Marijuana has helped many cancer patients deal with ...

(4 pages) 227 3 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay about marijuana.

s, Society & Behavior.Vol. 3, 1992.Ethan A. Nadelmann, American Heritage Magazine,Feb-Mar, 1993.Medical Marijuana,, 1995.

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Decriminalization Debate Full citing included.

ession. (Ramcharan, 1989). In the United States, a handful of states allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes while a larger group have laws that allow for the use of medical marijuana but have ... ncy led a raid against a "compassion center", arresting individuals entitled to smoke marijuana for medical purposes under California law. In addition to this, the United States supports a hard-edged ...

(7 pages) 128 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The legal of Marihuna

The medical value of marihuana has become increasingly clear to many physicians and patients. There are ... en symptoms and syndromes, and others will undoubtedly be discovered in the future.The reality that medical marijuana has assisted patients suffering from the symptoms of cancer, AIDS, multiple sclero ... le sclerosis and glaucoma can no longer be denied. Some patients claim that the therapeutic uses of medical marijuana have even had more substantial affects than some pharmaceutical counterpartsPsycho ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Internet is an essential method of communication

arch. The Internet has become one of the biggest sources for research. Almost everyday, research on medical issues becomes easier to locate. Web sites have become available for people to research dise ...

(2 pages) 55 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


everyone in here has had an experience with marijuana in one-way or another.Thesis: The history of medical marijuana use dates bake to ancient times, but today we practically ignore its medicinal pro ... iment of our economy.Overview: The legalization of the marijuana plant, especially in regard to its medical uses, should be a serious issue to think about.Credibility: I went on the Internet to resear ...

(1 pages) 18 1 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Comparing and Contrasting Marijuana and Alcohol.

are both commonly used by teens, and both drugs can become addictive. These two drugs are used for medical purposes in special situations, but they also can be life destroying.Marijuana is the most p ... cool among those using the drug. This drug is usually illegal, but the drug is legal when used for medical purposes. Patients who are critically ill and are suffering from deadly diseases such as AID ...

(3 pages) 77 4 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cannabis: Hurt or Heal? This essay compares health risks and benefits of marijuana use. It cites scientific studies as well as views of doctors.

legalize is to save and make this money.Some of my rough calculations suggest that the entire legal medical farming proposal will not be such a big deal, certainly much smaller in scale than many medi ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Criminalization of Marijuana

The Unjust Criminalization of Medical MarijuanaEarlier this year, a 71 year old cancer patient was arrested and fined $25,000 for ... In the same year, police raided the home of a 68 year old AIDS patient, simply because he was using medical marijuana to help cope with his disease. These are just a few of the 300 individuals who are ... with his disease. These are just a few of the 300 individuals who are arrested each year for using medical marijuana. These individuals are not thieves, nor are they murderers or drug dealers. They a ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Importance of Legalizing Marijuana

It is important to legalize marijuana because it has been proven beneficial for medical and therapeutic use. "…the study team found that substantial consensus among experts& ... am found that substantial consensus among experts…on the scientific evidence about potential medical uses of marijuana." (1999, Institute of Medicine) Studies yield results contradicting previo ... ven poison, is sold to anyone over the age of 21. This drug has been found to offer aid in numerous medical conditions and like any drug which benefits humankind, marijuana should be made available fo ...

(5 pages) 70 2 4.5 Oct/2007

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

Controversial Topic essay on the legalization of marijauna for medical purpose.

stopped its cultivation.Marijuana Transfer Tax Bill passed the same year, prohibited industrial and medical use of marijuana.3. Marijuana is declared an illegal drug.4. Marijuana is categorized under ... genre as heroin, cocaine, morphine, and LSD.All of this gives rise to the controversy over whether medical marijuana should be legalized.Medical marijuana has numerous advantages.A. To relieve nausea ...

(10 pages) 101 0 5.0 Jan/2009

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

Does Marijuana have Medicinal Purposes

eople who smoke marijuana will ultimately have more respiratory illnesses than someone who does not.Medical marijuana is called Marinol. Marinol is THC in a pill, basically. The FDA has approved the p ..., Paul (2011, January 7) Recent research on medical marijuana. Norml: working to reform marijuana laws. Retrieved August 28, 2011, from http://n ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Complete Medical Marijuna and its affects on Legal System

[Medical Marijuana � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1�] DISCLAIMERThe following paper has ... ny part of the content used against the rules will be penalized as plagiarism.�Running Head: MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND ITS AFFECT ON THE LEGAL SYSTEMMedical Marijuana and Its Affect on the Legal Sy ... ijuana has been used by people for thousands of years to provide relief from many different serious medical problems. There are many doctors who currently support the effectiveness of using marijuana ...

(30 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

potential ethical, moral, or legal issues

uses. Legalizing marijuana could be both ethical and unethical depending on whether its use is for medical or recreational purposes. While the raw marijuana plant may not be safe, medicinal marijuana ... icinal marijuana is beneficial to cancer and AIDS patients. Marijuana is used to alleviate a lot of medical ailments such as nausea in cancer patients from chemotherapy, loss of appetite due to diseas ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers