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    Marijuana Legalization: Why Cannabis Should be Legal Have you ever thought about your viewpoint on marijuana being legal? Marijuana has been legalized in a few states, and now the topic of legal marijuana has gone from, “Should marijuana be legal in certain states?” to “Should marijuana be legal nationally?” While marijuana should be legal, some people think it should not be legal, just like any other debate. While some people believe marijuana impacts your body and life in a negative way, marijuana has many good uses, so it should be legal. In the medical world, marijuana has many uses. Multiple studies show that marijuana relieves nausea and vomiting (5). Not only does marijuana treat nausea, marijuana also treats appetite loss associated with many types of cancer and HIV (5). These are important reasons because these are all common problems that affect a lot of people, and these problems can be treated simply by legalizing marijuana. If something is a solution to common problems, shouldn’t it be legal?…

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    Have you ever asked yourself why alcohol is legal but marijuana is illegal even though alcohol is responsible for nearly four percent of all deaths? Marijuana should be legalized for many reasons such as its profound medical values, also legal substances such as alcohol and tobacco are far more lethal than marijuana. The real reason marijuana is illegal is because uncle Sam’s hand is passed, meaning the government doesn’t get a cut from it. This also goes for prostitution, its only illegal…

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    “Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?” (Bill Hicks) We are always told that that marijuana is a dangerous substance that could have a vastly negative impact on our lives, thus the reason for its illegality. But is it actually substantially more dangerous than alcohol, a substance that you could buy at almost any store around the corner? Both substances could have negative impacts…

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    Being as though Marijuana is a very problematic drug in society today, many feel that it should be fully excluded from the criminal justice systems. It should as well be treated in the same manner as alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco or any other legal drug. Knowing that these are life threatening substances; it is relevant to ask why marijuana isn’t legal. It’s commonly failed to understand why most drugs are legal in today’s time even though they have similar, or even worse effects on the body than…

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    same side effects of marijuana. Alcohol buffers the central nervous system and is known to kill brain cells. A joint of marijuana is known to produce more tar than a cigarette, but on the average marijuana users do not consume enough marijuana to surpass the tar build up of a person who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day. June Crown and W.D.M. Paton state that "Further, one should realize that different cannabis smokers select different levels of intoxication". In addition, both alcohol and…

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    medicine? I 'm going to tell you the history of marijuana and when it became illegal to grow and use. I am also gonna tell you the medical benefits it has and why it should be legal for recreational use. Then I 'm going to tell you why people think marijuana should be illegal and why their argument is wrong. “In 1545 the Spanish brought marijuana to the New World. The English introduced it in Jamestown in 1611 where it became a major commercial crop alongside tobacco and was grown as a…

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    I believe that marijuana should be legal. Why, because as just coming from me, I think marijuana is a benefit drug to mostly everyone. It helps/helped plenty of people going through things, it can be a relaxing stimulate, it can be used to treat certain symptoms, it help creative thinkers, and it can also make you laugh. Marijuana is just being seen as a “bad” drug because how it is used threw certain people. If the drug was introduced properly as a benefit drug for only medications, it would…

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    Some people may think marijuana doesn’t cause any problems or harm the human body, but the truth is that it cause many problems slowly. Marijuana should not be legal because it will cause memory loss, grades to drop, trigger heart attacks and cause lung effects. People believe that smoking marijuana can help cure your disease, but it has many harmful side effects and can cause you to be dangerous to the community. People who smoke marijuana believe that it helps relieve your pain and makes…

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    Did you know that marijuana is the most commonly illegal drug used as of today? There has been a controversial argument over wether marijuana should be legalized or not. This particular issue that I’m about to expand on will specifically falls under the topic of individual conscience versus the authority of the law. In this specific case I believe that the authority of the law should prevail over the individual conscience of people in other words marijuana should be illegal in my opinion due to…

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    Marijuana has the potential to actually be safer than alcohol or cigarettes. While it may seem hard to believe, no one has ever died directly from marijuana itself, as in an overdose. Also, the main chemical in marijuana, THC, is far less potent than that of alcohol. “A fatal marijuana overdose in humans would take 40,000 times the amount of THC that it took to get them high in the first place,” according to the New Health Guide (“New Health Guide”). Say that someone could get drunk on three…

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