Essays Tagged: "medical marijuana"

Medical marijuana

>About Medical Marijuana:Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat awide vari ... rently, such well respected organizations as the National Academyof Sciences (1982), the California Medical Association (1993), the Federationof American Scientists (1994), the Australian Commonwealth ... of HumanServices and Health (1994), the American Public Health Association (1995),the San Francisco Medical Society (1996), the California Academy of FamilyPhysicians (1996), as well as several state ...

(6 pages) 198 0 4.4 Jan/1997

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

Pro-legalization of Medical Marijuana.

Medical Marijuana"Oh, Officer, you seem to have found my stash. Good thing I remembered my marijuana ... e incorrect, right-wing conservatives have insisted upon the "moral backwardness" of legalizing the medical usage of marijuana.The beginning of the United States' anti-marijuana propaganda campaign be ... Schedule I, lumped together with heroin and other hallucinogens, and was said to have "no accepted medical utility." Cocaine and morphine, drugs commonly abused, were placed in the less disreputable ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.6 Nov/2003

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

Marijuana

nowingly prescribed for children. Since 1839 there have been numerous reports in favor of utilizing medical marijuana. In 1839 Dr. W.B. O'Shaugnessy, a respected member of the Royal Academy of Science ... W.B. O'Shaugnessy, a respected member of the Royal Academy of Science, was one of the first in the medical profession to present the true facts concerning marijuana and medicine. Dr. O'Shaugnessy's r ...

(10 pages) 117 2 5.0 Mar/2004

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

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

Cannabis

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

A Letter to Boxer (CA) Suggesting Why Medical Marijuana Should be Illegal. Written in block formation and limited to a page typed size 8 font.

, Suite 240San Francisco, CA 94111Dear Senator Barbara Boxer:I am writing to you about why smoking "medical" marijuana should be illegal. In short, there are safer and more effective drugs on the mark ... and health risks associated with smoked marijuana.Anyone who has conducted research about smoking "medical" marijuana is already aware that there is a safer form of the dangerous drug available to th ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2004

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

Marijuana Argumentative Essay including works cited

proven again with marijuana. Some reasons why marijuana should be legal include there are numerous medical benefits, its creates a very harmful underground society, and prohibition costs very much mo ... olved, which is the money spent on trying to prevent the use of drugs and prosecute drug offenders. Medical reasons should also be accounted for which include the need for medical marijuana for patien ...

(4 pages) 295 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Controversial- the prohibition of marijuana

AbstractMarijuana has been used around the world for centuries with different spiritual, medical, and practical applications. From keeping spirits away at weddings or clothes and paper, mar ... ent laws aimed at eradicating marijuana bring high crime rates that were obsolete preceding the law.Medical marijuana has many benefits with patients who have chronic diseases. Many patients with seri ... nclusion in her statement that: "There is no scientifically sound evidence that smoked marijuana is medically superior to currently available therapies, including an oral prescription medication conta ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.5 Jun/2006

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

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

Medical Marijuana

lleviated by the medicinal use of marijuana should be able to obtain a prescription from a licensed medical physician and have that prescription filled by a licensed pharmacist with marijuana obtained ... asons to affirm this position and this paper will focus on the legal, ethical, and business reasons medical marijuana should be allowed for patient treatment.First, the paper will review the history o ...

(23 pages) 204 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Marijuana Being legalized for Medicinal Purposes

. The article Pot for Pain? What're you smoking? by Meghan McCrossen and the article Law must allow medical marijuana, court rules by Jennifer O'Brien show two strong arguments for and against the leg ... of legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes.The Expositor has written an article Law must allow medical marijuana, court rules about a man named Terry Parker, who is suffering from epilepsy (a chr ...

(5 pages) 114 2 5.0 Mar/2007

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

Marijuana

arijuana to be used for asthma, bronchitis, depression, gonorrhea, and migraine headaches. Although medical marijuana use was relatively high during the 19th century, it dropped drastically during the ... becoming available. The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 almost completely faded the use of marijuana for medical purposes. In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act was revised, classifying marijuana as a Sch ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

Medical Marijuana

Brian White Mrs. Perri Lampe Introduction to American National Politics 14 November 2001 Medical Marijuana Heading: U.S. vs. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative and Jeffrey Jones.The U.S. ... istribute to people it was placed in contempt and its defense that the distributions were essential medically were rejected. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said that medical necessity is a legally ... .Issue: Whether federal law should allow distribution and possession of marijuana if it is proven a medical necessity, though it violates the Controlled Substances Act.Decision: The Supreme Court unan ...

(1 pages) 333 0 0.0 Aug/2001

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

Medical Marijuana - Legalize

day. The controversy centers on the recreational use of marijuana but the hidden story is about the medical use of marijuana. Due to the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana it should be wide ... omewhere between one-quarter and one-third of our citizens believe that marijuana use, not only for medical but for recreational purposes, should be legal. This is not just a tiny portion of our popul ...

(5 pages) 42 1 1.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Medical Marijuana

During the last 20-30 years, there had been a great amount of controversy within the scientific and medical field over the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Recently, however, since mo ... I drug on the DEA's list of controlled substances. This means that there are no currently accepted medical uses for the drug. Through research and testing many doctors hope to some change Marijuana t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Oct/2007

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

David Broder - "A Republic Subverted"

billboards, and decriminalized many drugs. State initiatives have allowed people to gain access to medical marijuana, casinos, restricted campaign funds, banned hunting and certain types of abortion, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Medical Marijuana Marijuana is a drug that has been in

Medical Marijuana Marijuana is a drug that has been in the media for years. There is a constant deba ... a drug that has been in the media for years. There is a constant debate about if it should be used medically. The world is afraid of what they do not know about marijuana; for years weâ€&t ... trade;ve been told, “say nope to dope.†While marijuana can help for medical purposes it can also be of great danger. This is not true however, if it is used correctly. ...

(4 pages) 341 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Legalization of Marijuana For Medical Use

Legalization of Marijuana For Medical UseAs with many issues, the legalization of marijuana for medical use is very complex. Thele ... islators in states like California and Arizona to keep marijuana illegal to the public but legal formedical use. However, the federal government is trying to prosecute patients who smoke pot. Resentar ... between the state and the government.The article is about two women that taken the issue regarding medical marijuana to the SupremeCourt to protect their access to the drug after federal agents confi ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Medicinal Marijuana

er a doctor's supervision (NORML, n.d.). If a patient is able to find a doctor willing to prescribe medical marijuana, they would have to sign a legal document stating they will only use the Governmen ... hteen percent THC (NORML, n.d.). Organizations such as The American Cancer Society and The American Medical Association support the idea that research clinics should have more access to cannabis for e ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

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