Essay about Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal?

1749 Words Dec 13th, 2016 7 Pages
Many different types of drugs are used for medical purposes. Some of those drugs can be controversial. Medical Marijuana is one of the top most controversial drugs in the United States this year and ever in general. Many believe that it should stay illegal in as many states as it can.
It is already legal in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware,
Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana,
Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and Washington D.C. But for many as you can see, want it to be legal to help as many people as the drug can.
Medical Marijuana can be used for many different diseases and illnesses. Some of the more known illnesses that can be treated with medical marijuana are AIDS, HIV, Alzheimer’s,
Arthritis, Cancer, Chronic pain, Crohn’s disease, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, and Multiple Sclerosis.
Each of these diseases are painful and some even lead to death without treatment. But medical marijuana can either help or even get rid of these diseases if only medical marijuana was legal everywhere in the United States. One doctor, who treats people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, said that she could see a better change in her patients because they sere self-

Kilpatrick 2 medicating with medical marijuana. So, if this drug helps so many people and diseases, why is it not legal in all the…

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