Cannabis

Cyrano
Cyrano
Cyrano Dissertation: Légalisation de la Marijuana Un des sujets les plus contestés au monde est celui de la drogue, en particulier la marijuana. À travers le Canada, plusieurs personnes se préoccupent de cette drogue, et notre gouvernement fait tout ce qu’il peut pour empêcher la distribution et l’usage. Mais est-ce la meilleure chose à faire, d’essayer d’éliminer le cannabis, ce qui semble ne rien accomplir? Surtout lorsque plus de vingt-cinq pourcent de la population canadienne en consomme - d
Hemp Rediscovered
Hemp Rediscovered
Hemp Rediscovered Hemp Rediscovered “Make the most of the hemp seed and sow it every where,” a quote by George Washington in 1794 (qtd. In “Get the Scoop”). In early American history hemp was an essential crop, it was used to make rope, sails, lamp oil, and almost anything else. Henry ford built a car out of hemp that ran on hemp fuel and oil. The original Levi jeans were fashioned out of hemp fibers. And even the first drafts of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were writt
Legalazation Of Cannabis
Legalazation Of Cannabis
Legalazation Of Cannabis These are some of the reasons that prohibition is a failure. When we realize that prohibition is a failure we can move on to more and better uses of cannabis. Abraham Lincoln once said this famous quote “Prohibition will work great injury to the cause o temperance. ...for it goes beyond the bounds of reasons In that it attempts to control a mans appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very princ
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA Is the illegalization of marijuana valid? The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the United States. Its use as a medicine has existed for thousands of years in many countries world wide, and is documented as far back as 2700 BC in ancient Chinese writing. (Jackson,pg.55) When someone says ganja, cannabis, bung, dope, grass, ras
Legalize drugs
Legalize drugs
Legalize drugs Such an issue stirs up moral and religious beliefs; beliefs that are contrary to what America should believe . However, such a debate has been apparent in the American marketplace of ideas before with the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920\'s. With the illegality of alcohol the mafia could produce liquor and therefore had considerable control over those who wanted their substance and service. The role that the mafia played in the 1920\'s has transformed into the corner drug dealer
Legalize The Weed
Legalize The Weed
Legalize The Weed Marijuana is the flower of the cannabis plant, and if smoked, gives the smoker an euphoric high, but really has much more to offer than just the high. Using marijuana and the growing of hemp are presently illegal in the United States, with the exception of medicinal uses in some states. The legalization of marijuana has many advantages including for simple personal enjoyment, the usage of hemp and its by-products, and medicinal purposes. Why should marijuana be illegal when peo
Marijuana
Marijuana
marijuana Marijuana: Persuasive Essay In California there is still more controversial debate over the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The advantage with using marijuana for medical reason is, it eases the pain, and relaxes them so they can enjoy the rest of their life. For these terminally ill patients the marijuana also makes them happy and enjoyable to be around. The disadvantage is that after smoking it for an extended period of time the majority of the patients will develop lung cance
Marijuana Legal or Illegal
Marijuana Legal or Illegal
Marijuana Legal or Illegal Cannabis, sold as marijuana, hashish and hash oil, is the most frequently used illicit drug in Canada. Roughly one in four Canadian adults report having used cannabis at some time in their lives. Cannabis use has been on the rise among young people. “For example, a 1997 Addiction Research Foundation survey found that 25 per cent of Ontario junior high school students used cannabis in the previous year, up from 13 per cent in 1993.” (cannabae) Knowing this, should the U
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States for all purposes - industrial and recreational, as well as medicinal until 1937. Today, only eight Americans are legally allowed to use marijuana as medicine. NORML is working to restore marijuana\'s availability as medicine. Medicinal Value Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the safest therapeutically act
Marijuana: Opponent's Factual Brief
Marijuana: Opponent's Factual Brief
Marijuana: Opponent\'s Factual Brief OPPONENT\'S BRIEF Factual Proposition: Consuming marijuana is detrimental to one\'s health. Definition of key terms: 1. Consumption= Smoking or eating marijuana. 2. Marijuana= Psychoactive mind altering substance, also known as cannabis. 3. Detrimental= Serious harm. Primary Inference: Smoking or eating marijuana is likely to create serious health problems for most individual users or society. Overview: Since the 1920\'s supporters of marijuana prohibition ha
MArijuana
MArijuana
MArijuana Beatriz Lama Pérez Marjory Hutchinson ENG – 190 9 December 1999 Legalization of Marijuana For many years the use of marijuana for medical purposes has been an issue of controversial discussion. Many claim that marijuana is a drug that has proven itself to be of no medical value in the treatment of terminal illnesses. Those who feel this way, usually ignore the long history of marijuana’s medical uses; a history that goes back thousands of years ago. The drug has aided many people with
THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and
THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and
THC THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and 1900, European and American medical journals published more than 100 articles on the therapeutic use of the drug known then as Cannabis indica (or Indian hemp) and now as marijuana. It was recommended as an appetite stimulant, muscle relaxant, analgesic, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant. As late as 1913 Sir William Osler recommended it as the most satisfactory remedy for migraine headaches . Today the 5000-year medical history of cannabis has been almost forgotten
Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance?
Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance?
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 the United States for almost sixty years. As common two centuries ago as cotton is today, hemp is not seen on the market. As many groups fight for hemp to become legalized as a drug, many people are battling for the plant to become legalized for its industrial and medical uses. From Disney Indiana Jones hats to fuel for our automobiles, hemp is a ha
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid?
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid?
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid? The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the United States. Its use as a medicine has existed for thousands of years in many countries world wide and is documented as far back as 2700 BC in ancient Chinese writings. When someone says ganja, cannabis, bung, dope, grass, rasta, or weed, they are talking about the same subject: marijuana. Marijuana s
Legalization of Drugs
Legalization of Drugs
Legalization of Drugs Man, as a creature, is inherently bored. Since the dawn of time, it has been the natural instinct of man to find alternative methods to enhance his being. The many means by which man has turned to include sex, gambling, and the consumption of substances beyond the requirements of nutrition. The consumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. The question then becomes, who are we to place labels on certain substances by deeming them le
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana What is marijuana? According to Harvard Medical Professor Lester Grinspoon, it is a miracle drug, one that prevents blindness, acts as an appetite stimulant for AIDS patients, and prevents muscle spasms in epileptics. When speaking of the same plant, head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics for over thirty years, Harry J. Anslinger said that this evil weed led to killings, sex crimes and insanity. How can two such highly respected experts have such night and day outl
The Legalizeation of Cannabis
The Legalizeation of Cannabis
The Legalizeation of Cannabis Cannibis has been grown for years it was even grown by our very first Presadent George Washington. Cannabis has the natural tendancy to make people feel better by the chemical THC. Cannabis is also Known to make one of the worlds stronest fibers.It also make 2/3 more paper than a regular tree.Also no one has ever actually died from the cannabis it self. If Cannabis is legalized then the drug traficing problem with be cut down a great deal and billions of tax paiers
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Drugs are a major debate it the world we live in today. Drugs are gaining more and more attention. More and more people are using drugs then ever before and there is no decrease in the amount of drug users. One of the most commonly used drugs is marijuana. In todays world marijuana is growing and is looking to be legalized in California for medical uses only but that will lead to many other problems in the near future. Marijuana is the most used drug in the U.S. besides tobacco. Mariju
Legalization of Marijana: For
Legalization of Marijana: For
Legalization of Marijana: For It\'s time we put to rest the myth that smoking marijuana is a fringe or deviant activity, engaged in only by those on the margins of American society. In reality, marijuana smoking is extremely common, and marijuana is the recreational drug of choice for millions of mainstream, middle class Americans. According to the most recent NIDA data1, between 65 and 71 million Americans have smoked marijuana at some time in their lives, and 10 million are current smokers (ha
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical a
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical a
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical and Legal Battle For years there has been a wonder drug which has befriended countless sick patients in a number of countries. A relatively inexpensive drug that is not covered by health care plans which has aided the ill both mentally and physically--marijuana. Significant scientific and medical studies have demonstrated that marijuana is safe for use under medical supervision and that the cannabis plant, in its natural form, has important therap
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana is a big topic these days. Many people want to make sure that marijuana stays illegal. Yet they do not know all the facts about marijuana. They just think that marijuana is bad. I believe that marijuana should be made legal. First of all, marijuana refers to the dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, which contain the narcotic chemical THC at various potencies. It is smoked or eaten to produce the feeling of being high. Marijuana has been used for thousands of year
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes In 1936 when Marijuana was made illegal it was considered a medicine in good standing with the American Medical Association. At the time Marijuana could be found in twenty eight different medical products and countless other consumer products. On November 5th, 1996 California and Arizona passed propositions allowing the return of medicinal Marijuana use. The campaign in 1936 to make Marijuana an illegal substance was championed by two large companies, Dupont Chem
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed ABSTRACT: This paper, entitled Mary Jane: The Devil Weed? attempts to examine what we know about marijuana and what problems are associated with its use. The paper examines briefly the history of marijuana legislation, marijuana\'s known effects, and conclusions about its danger. Early in this century, the government waged a war of terrorism on marijuana, or cannabis sativa. By 1937, forty-six states had laws against the use of marijuana, and its use had already been
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States for all purposes - industrial and recreational, as well as medicinal until 1937. Today, only eight Americans are legally allowed to use marijuana as medicine. NORML is working to restore marijuana\'s availability as medicine. Medicinal Value Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the safest therapeutically act
Pass The Weed
Pass The Weed
Pass The Weed The cries of conservatives across America has grown to a riotous roar. The problem is that the long-standing and unjust prohibition of the psychoactive drug marijuana has been lifted by voters in Arizona and California. Under the new law, doctors can prescribe marijuana to those patients who can possibly benefit from the drug\'s medicinal purposes. Used for alleviating pain and suffering, the drug can provide needed relief for many people. However, to the concerned, it appears that
Marijuana: Persuasive Essay
Marijuana: Persuasive Essay
Marijuana: Persuasive Essay In California there is still more controversial debate over the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The advantage with using marijuana for medical reason is, it eases the pain, and relaxes them so they can enjoy the rest of their life. For these terminally ill patients the marijuana also makes them happy and enjoyable to be around. The disadvantage is that after smoking it for an extended period of time the majority of the patients will develop lung cancer. That is
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana In this report I will show you my views on Marijuana, if it should be legal, for medical 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). China plays an important part in Marijuana\'s history. Hoatho, the first chinese physician to use Cannabis for medical purposes as a painkiller and anesthetic for surgery. In the Ninth Century B.C., it was
Psychodelic Drugs
Psychodelic Drugs
Psychodelic Drugs Alcohol Alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in this society. It is accepted as a part of social life. Its use is widely promoted via sponsorship of sporting events. Advertising infers that drinking is the path to happiness, success, romance, etc. There are references to alcohol and its effects from earliest known writings. Alcohol is consumed in the beverage form and sold legally in this state to persons over 21. Alcohol is absorbed directly into the bloodstream throug
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes? Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to decline with the advent of alternative drugs. Injectable opiates and synthetic drugs such as aspirin and barbiturates began to replace marijuana as the physician\'s drug of choice in the twentieth-century, as their results proved to be more consistent than the sometimes erratic effects of the hard-to
Drug Use Among Teenagers
Drug Use Among Teenagers
Drug Use Among Teenagers While I was conducting my research, I located the actual survey results and decided to include them with this essay. (I included them at the end of my essay). The three main drugs that are used among teenagers are Marijuana, LSD, and a variety of inhalants. The use of these drugs seem to be of an astronomical amount according to the survey conducted by the University of Michigan. Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the he
The Need To Legalize Pot
The Need To Legalize Pot
The Need To Legalize Pot Just in, California has become the first state to legalize pot! Unfortunately, for all you proud owners of a two-foot-bong or a three-inch bowl, you must have a prescription from a medical doctor before you light up. Perhaps it\'s only a crack in the ice, but it is a start to a long-awaited, controversial issue that needs to be touched upon again. In the fall of 1996, Proposition 215 was passed in California, legalizing the medical use of marijuana. Even though the major
Weed
Weed
Weed 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 intoxicant in the United States became a problem of public concern in the 1930s. Regulatory laws were passed in 1937, and criminal penalties were instituted 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
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!!
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!!
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!! Man, as a creature, is inherently bored. Since the dawn of time, it has been the natural instinct of man to find alternative methods to enhance his being. The many means by which man has turned to include sex, gambling, and the consumption of substances beyond the requirements of nutrition. The consumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. The question then becomes, who are we to place labels on certain substances by dee
Marijuana, Necessary Or Not?
Marijuana, Necessary Or Not?
Marijuana, Necessary Or Not? S/A Its shocking to some, but not to others! Marijuana is a substance that has become very much a part of American culture, nearly 65 million Americans have either used it occasionally or regularly. The use of marijuana hit mainstream America about thirty years ago and it has been accepted by a large segment of society ever since. The debate on whether this substance should be legalized or not remains a very hot topic today. Despite government efforts to isolate and
Hemp: The Truth About the Earth's Greatest Plant
Hemp: The Truth About the Earth's Greatest Plant
Hemp: The Truth About the Earth\'s Greatest Plant In a perfect world there would be a product that could serve as a fuel source, a food source, a paper source, a textile source, and this product would be easy to produce in any of its forms. Believe it or not such a product does exist; it is the plant known as hemp. No tree or plant species on earth has the commercial, economic, and environmental potential of hemp. Over 30,000 known products can be manufactured from hemp. Hemp was a common crop g
Hemp
Hemp
Hemp PREAMBLE As we enter a new millennium, we find ourselves reevaluating the paths we\'ve chosen and the decisions we\'ve made. Have we made the best with what we\'ve got or are we stumbling in the dark? How many gaps riddle the blanket of our knowledge? The problem lies in how we make sense of where we\'re heading. Do we choose the path of economics and progress or do we choose the path of environmentalism and sustainability? Is there a median available for us to take where the greens of econ
The Hippie Movement That Arose From Vast Political
The Hippie Movement That Arose From Vast Political
The Hippie Movement That Arose From Vast Political Changes Massive black rebellions, constant strikes, gigantic anti-war demonstrations, draft resistance, Cuba, Vietnam, Algeria, a cultural revolution of seven hundred million Chinese, occupations, red power, the rising of women, disobedience and sabotage, communes & marijuana: amongst this chaos, there was a generation of youths looking to set their own standard - to fight against the establishment, which was oppressing them, and leave their mar
It’s Legal
It’s Legal
It’s Legal Partying in The streets as Cannabis is legalised Millions of people celebrated today as world governments finally legalised the before controlled substance CANNABIS. The law was finally changed when governments buckled under the pressure of worldwide demands for the drug to be legalised both for recreational and medicinal use. As the news broke out across the country there was widespread partying as thousands cam out onto the streets to celebrate and take part in the partying atmosphe
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Did you ever wonder why smoking tobacco is legal went it is addictive and has basically no heath benefits. I feel that the US should legalize marijuana, a non addictive drug that can actually be beneficial? Four million Americans smoke marijuana on a regular basis. USA Today states that in 2001, 34% of Americans 18 to 49 year olds favor of legalization of marijuana in the United States. The 62% of people that oppose marijuana are the elderly, regular church goers, and republicans. Mari
Kicking the habit
Kicking the habit
Kicking the habit My eyes flooding with tears, the burn that yours eyes give off when they have been watering for a long period. I remember the background a blur, my head spinning. It was as if I was in a different world, some place that time stands still and the people around you are images voices and blurred shapes. The calming voices of ‘are you ok’ and ‘just rest here’. Things you see only stay there for a split second. Then you feel your body slowly falling, plummeting towards the ground bu
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana English Composition 04 November 2003 The legalization of marijuana is a controversial issue that has been fought for and against for several decades. Marijuana is defined as a preparation made from the dried flower clusters and leaves of the cannabis plant, which is usually smoked or eaten to induce euphoria and to heal and soothe (dictionary.com). In the 1930s, the American media spread numerous false stories that marijuana was an extremely dangerous drug and therefore
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Eng 111 Nov. 18 WA#5 Final Copy The use of marijuana among college students has been the subject of controversy for several decades. Marijuana use among young Americans peaked in 1979 with a 60.4% of high school seniors admitting to at least trying the drug. Today it is said that 60 million Americans have used marijuana at one point or another in their life. That is approximately 1/3 of the nations population (Internet). If so many people have used it or are using it, is it really bad?
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Chemistry B Period 7 Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and floweres from the Cannabis plant. It has been cultivated for centuries mainly for the hemp fiber but also for its psychoactive and putative medical properties. There are many street names for marijuana such as pot, herb, weed, grass, Mary Jane, bud, or chronic. There are over 200 slang terms for marijuana. The active ingredient THC ( Tetrahydrocanabinol) was identified in 1964
Cannabis
Cannabis
Cannabis Lately, cannabis use has been a highly controversial subject. Some talk about decriminalization, some are all for legalization, and others want harder laws altogether. Although there are currently laws prohibiting its use, cannabis still grows wild in many parts of the world. It is much like other plants such as the red poppy, a national Remembrance Day symbol, which is rich in a much more potent and dangerous drug, opium. Cannabis should be legalized. Its uses should be maximized, rang
Decriminalization of Marijuana In the United State
Decriminalization of Marijuana In the United State
Decriminalization of Marijuana In the United States Public Policy Analysis POL429 Central Washington University May 31, 2004 Since the passage of the Harrison Act in 1914, the federal approach to drug abuse control has included a variety of ways for reducing both the supply of, and demand for, illicit drugs. At first the supply and demand reduction strategies were grounded in the traditional deterrence model: Though legislation and criminal penalties, individuals would be discouraged from using
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids The History of Steroids During the 1930’s scientists discovered that Anabolic Steroids could facilitate the growth of muscle (skeletal) in laboratory animals. This discovery paved the way for steroids to be introduced for human use. Throughout the following decade the trend of steroids became more pronounced, the first documented use of anabolic steroids dates back to World War 2; it is believed Hitler’s German soldiers were administered steroids to increase their confidence an
LEGALIZE IT
LEGALIZE IT
LEGALIZE IT English 102 February 11, 2004 Marijuana has been used by all kinds of people around the world throughout time. Even here in America marijuana has been used by everyone from the Native Americans to promote peace, to “George Washington when he was an early hemp farmer” (http://www.marijuana.drug-culture.com/). Why then must it be outlawed today? It’s just not fair. What could be so bad about a plant? There are many good reasons why marijuana should be legalized, both for medicinal and
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA NOTE: THIS PAPER REC’D AN “A” grade at a Calif. Community College……YEAR 2002, Admin. Of Justice class…. The United States is a country full of controversy. It was even settled by people who had come from a country in the midst of controversy. Many controversial issues do not have a clear solution that makes everyone happy and oftentimes a compromise is essential in order to move on. When it comes to the controversy of legalizing marijuana, howev
Should cannabis be legalised?
Should cannabis be legalised?
Should cannabis be legalised? Hash, weed, pot, dope, marijuana, grass, skunk, whatever you want to call it, it all comes down to the simple fact that cannabis is still an illegal drug. It is not necessarily as harmful as other drugs like cocaine, ecstasy or heroine, but it is illegal. There are among more than 70 million people who have used cannabis and possibly among more than ten million, who use it regularly. No matter what you may believe, it is still illegal in Scotland and the UK to be in
Youth Culture
Youth Culture
Youth Culture Introduction. It has been suggested that drug use has become normalised amongst young people over recent years? Acknowledgment towards, drugs nowadays is becoming more openly talked about and societies liberal approach into why young people take drugs and why young people create cultures are becoming mildly accepted. Many people will argue that drugs have always been a part of everyday life, and have been involved in many youth cultures, for example young people in the sixties whic