Marijuana Iq Essay

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Marijuana has been a schedule 1 drug and strictly regulated since the seventies. However, a change is happening and twenty-nine states have legalized it for either medical or recreational use. In a result to legalization of marijuana much controversy has been involved. One of the main issues why marijuana is not legal is the belief it has an effect on IQ. For years the public has been informed about how marijuana has a negative effect on your IQ. As a teenager you are required to take a health class and in the class you are taught about the effects of marijuana. One of the side effects that teenagers are told is if they use marijuana as a teenager it will have a dramatic impact on their IQ, in a result, they will do poorly in school. Although many including myself believe this is not true and you cannot blame marijuana for low test score. To fight this belief an author published “No, marijuana use doesn’t lower your
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His use of ethos is very well done. Every statement he makes has a large amount of logic behind it. He makes it short and sweet to insure he doesn’t ramble on and enforce his own beliefs, but he does it in a notable way. Ingraham uses this sentence to sum it all up in his own words; “Many skeptics of legalization in the United States focus on the potential harms of marijuana use alone. But marijuana use is just one of many behaviors that can possibly affect life outcomes.” (Ingraham). This is a prominent quote because he does note that marijuana can’t affect a person’s life, however he also notes that it’s on small factor of many decisions. One substance, like cannabis, does not affect your entire your life. It all depends on your personality and motivation in life. If one person is lazy they or no one else can blame it on one factor, you must take responsibility in your own hand and accept your own

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