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  • Compare Prohibition To Today's War On Drugs

    This paper will compare prohibition to today’s war on drugs. In both cases propaganda and special interest groups played a major role in the federal government passing laws prohibiting certain substances. These will be compared with information that provides the background, reasons, and outcomes for both. The final policy created will address today's drug problems and most specifically those dealing with marijuana. This essay, does not make a case for approving heroin, cocaine, meth, and…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Legalizing Illegal Drugs

    Is it moral, ethical, or even practical to legalize illegal drugs? Let's begin with the practical side of this discussion. In a pure world drug would not exist, but this is not a perfect world, and so we put forth the effort to provide alternate solutions to iron out the issues. Allowing these drugs to be sold in stores is not the way to control dealing and distribution of unwarranted pharmaceuticals on the streets of America. First of all smokers are subjected to a tough time, by peers, due to…

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  • Stewart Parnell Peanut Butter Case Study

    On September 21, 2015 Stewart Parnell was sentenced to 28 years in prison because his company, the Peanut Corporation of America, produced salmonella-contaminated peanut butter. He knew there was a problem with the peanut butter and shipped it anyway. More than 700 people became ill, 9 died. Among the fatalities are Cliff Tousignant a Korean War veteran with three Purple Hearts and Shirley Almer who fought a brain tumor and lung cancer only to succumb to Parnell's tainted peanut butter. The…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Use Of Marijuana As A Medicine

    Settle 3 The use of cannabis as a medicine began in 2737 BC (Earleywine 26). All over the world marijuana had been used for many medical purposes: Emperor Shen Neng prescribed it for many ailments. These treatments grew more popular in all of Asia and down the coast of Africa. Religious uses developed in certain sects of Hinduism in India. By the 1500s, some Europeans had mentioned the plant’s medicinal use. In the 1842, Irish physician William O’Shaughnessy published medical experiments…

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  • Essay On Decriminalization Of Marijuana

    The negative Socioeconomic Effects of Marijuana Introduction Alcohol poisoning kills 6 people everyday and Tobacco use takes the life of 1,300 people per day. On the other hand, smoking marijuana alone has not killed a single person. Marijuana is nontoxic and cannot cause deaths by overdose. However, it does negatively affect a person's health and behavior, and is proven to have a correlation with crime rates. Over the past several years of my life as a student, I have witnessed many…

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  • Dispensary Case Study

    Company Background The business was formed in 2011 by Tony Merton and Shawn Huguley. They both wanted a place to sell their marijuana flowers and other related products from their growing operations. They started the dispensary with $20,000 in cash and $20,000 worth of marijuana flowers. On June 3, 2011, the U.S. District Attorney of Oregon served notice on Oregon’s marijuana dispensaries, stating that it was illegal for dispensaries to operate. The district attorneys from each county in…

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  • Essay On Pros And Cons Of Medical Marijuana

    No topic is more highly debated at this point in our history than medical marijuana. I strongly believe that medical marijuana is not necessary and can do more harm in a community than it will ever do good. This paper will serve to show the pros and cons of medical marijuana by addressing the negative outcomes associate with it as well as refuting common arguments in favor of medical marijuana while proposing implementation of a law at the federal level to combat medical marijuana. First, it…

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  • Should 18 Year Olds Be Able To Drinking Age Old?

    Eighteen year olds are considered adults when they’re 18. Many people believe 18 is to young to drink because they are just getting out of school but what this over looks it that 18 year olds are considered adults, so keys should be able to make there own decisions. The definition of an adult is a person who attains the age maturity as specified law in America that is 18, so thats when they’re able to vote and do just about everything but drink. They can also buy tobacco products and tobacco…

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  • On Mahammad Gandhi's View On Federal Legalization Of Marijuana

    Kiante Toney Professor C PHIL 310 W 7pm-9pm Final Federal Legalization of Marijuana What is the moral philosophical point of view on federal legalization of Marijuana? I’m going to start off by presenting history and facts about marijuana. Also, what is the public’s view on legalizing marijuana federally? Now in our ethics book they touched a little on Mahammad Gandhi and his views on violence. In my opinion Marijuana should be Federally legal, because there has never been an over dose, death,…

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  • Medical Marijuana Should Be Banned Research Paper

    Medical Marijuana Should Be Banned Imagine a world without marijuana. “... Los Angeles has now started to tightly regulate medical weed, and is closing many outlets(L.A. has more of these than it has Starbucks…)” “(Croke)” Many criminals are stealing medical marijuana from patients who need it to take away their pain or diseases. Marijuana is a very dangerous substance that many people are trying to use but they don’t always know what might happen. Medical marijuana should be banned for the…

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