Medical Marijuana In The United States

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Imagine a world with disease and illnesses that could only be helped with Marijuana, would you be for it or against it? Marijuana is only legal in some form of way in twenty-three states, including the district of Columbia. Medical Marijuana is an important medical step in the medical world. It has been shown to help people suffering from cancer, aids, and other illnesses. The Marijuana takes away the pain by smoking it. Because of its positive impact on the economy, health, and crime; Marijuana should be legal in the United States. Marijuana has can be used in two ways. Recreational and medical. There are many reasons why it should be used for medical use and recreational use. Marijuana has been know to help cancer. How you ask yourself? …show more content…
Cannabis is know to take away the buildup of pressure in the eye. The effects of the Medicine can slow down the progression of the disease and prevent blindness.
Medical marijuana has helped with many types of body dysfunctions as was discussed in the paragraphs above. Mental health is a big factor of what Marijuana can help.
Marijuana has helped people with anxiety. Users say the medicine helps with relieving pain and suppress nausea. The two top reasons it is used in chemotherapy. In 2010 a group of researchers from Harvard Medical School said that “Drugs benefits may be from reduced anxiety, which would improve the smoker 's mood and act as a sedative in low doses”. Marijuana is to be smoked by everyone with sickness or diseases. People who take a higher percentage of marijuana can be at risk of anxiety and paranoia.
Marijuana has been studied to help with the disease called Alzheimer 's. The THC in marijuana will slow down the amyloid plaques by blocking the enzyme in the brain. The plaque kills the cells that make the Alzheimer’s
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Marijuana is grown and made to perfection. It is always monitored. Also it 's from mother nature which is better than reading a label that you can 't even pronounce the name of what 's in it. The legalization of marijuana has lower stakes than legalizing the harder drugs that are out there. “The state of Washington after one year of legalization of marijuana sales. Major financial sales, decreased in violence and crime rate. No increase in youth marijuana use or traffic fatalities and a massive drop in marijuana arrest”(Drug Policy).
Marijuana does have effects on the body. Marijuana has effects on the cardiovascular system by an increased heart rate and dilation of the pupil and blood vessels in the eye. Marijuana affects the cardiovascular and central nervous system. The Major psychoactive component in cannabis is delta-nine-tetrahydrocannabinol cannabinol, or THC as its better known name. Pills have more side effects than smoking medical marijuana.
All in all Marijuana should be legalized because of its uses and effects on the economy. It brings in enough money to return to the people of its state. Crime rates go down and people aren 't getting arrested for having a plant that was naturally grown instead of made in a house by someone not

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