The Dangers Of Cannabis

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Cannabis consumption is a growing debate in the United States, and due to medical research, has become one of the most popular topics to talk about. This essay explores both sides of the associated controversial propaganda and is intended to enlighten the community about the dangers of cannabis. At least 50 percent of the government’s involvement in cannabis should be dedicated to help the public understand the important implications and associations of its use, to fund clinical studies for public health and safety, to research potential risks of mental illness, and regulate publications about the relationship between medical and recreational cannabis.
Cannabis may be defined as a psychoactive drug, a chemical substance that changes brain
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Also, data concerning cannabis’ long term use seems difficult to find or even non-existent. Meanwhile, it seems like nobody is recognizing the relationship between cannabis and crime, mental illness, and extremely harmful drugs like cocaine, heroin, or even methamphetamine. It is true, only the scientific community can disregard any myths or common belief about cannabis and sort out the confusion of which properties justify its use. Namely, the medical community is responsible for labeling the variety, regulating its potency, and addressing the human brains tendency to become addicted to naturally occurring chemicals. Most importantly, neither the government nor the booming pot industry seems to care about the unknown dangers of …show more content…
The urban presence of cannabis is abundant, and the illicit community will continue to hype propaganda despite the truth, in order to promote self-gratifying litigation. In spite of popular belief, opponents campaigning for the recreational use of cannabis have little to no research supporting the safety of its consumption. Without reservation, it should undergo a long term evaluation before it becomes industrialized any further, instead of disregarding these dangerous suspicions. Prematurely pushing the ballot toward legalization of recreational and/or medical cannabis fails to address the ways we can reduce its unabated use, and research the growing evidence linked to crime and mental illness. The controlled substance THC should remain illegal and evidence of its harmful effects should be publicized by the

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