Legality of cannabis by country

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  • Morals And Politics And The Legalization Of Marijuana

    Morals and politics are what make up the structure of this country. When an issue receives mixed responses from two different points of views, the topic becomes controversial. The legalization of marijuana has been a major controversial subject throughout the past decade. The American Government legalizing cannabis is a polarizing topic that many people want to resolve. Should marijuana be legalized? This is a question that seeks an answer for many people around the world. Despite…

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  • Arguments Against Liberalizing Marijuana

    debate on the liberalization of marijuana, considered by most a soft drug, is on the agenda in several countries worldwide. If for decades, the one for legalization were viewed as a poorly tolerated and deviant minority, in recent times it seems that this hypothesis has found new and influential supporters, if only because of the failure of prohibitionist policies adopted in the majority of countries. This is precisely the new element in the debate on legalization, as it is undergoing a decisive…

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  • Marijuana Legalization: Aye Or Nay?

    $500 million for Washington alone by 2015” (Schneider 2014 pp. 12-13). Another way legalization will help advance the economy is authorizing the agriculture and industrialization of hemp. Hemp is a multipurpose source of fiber extracted from the cannabis plant, used to make rope and fabrics, and may as well developed as a bio-fuel. In other words, hemp will potentially be a valuable…

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  • Marijuana Legalization In Canada

    Introduction Around the world the criminalization of cannabis use has been revised in recent years to become more lenient and Canada is no different. As the Government of Canada will attempt to “legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana” by spring 2017 (“Marijuana”, 2016), it is crucial to examine the impact on the health, social, and economic aspects of society (“Toward”, 2016). As prevalence and accessibility of the drug to the population continues to increase, a negative health…

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  • Legalization Of Marijuana In The Song 'Mary Jane' By Rick James

    love, takes me to paradise." This song teaches us about how cannabis can get us from a state of low to a state of high. The government forbids the usage of cannabis, but permits the usage of alcohol. On one side of the legal spectrum, nearly 88,000 people died from drunk driving every year. Including secondhand smoke from cigarettes, at least 480,000 people have died from smoking. No one has been reported an overdose death from cannabis. Despite the government allowing for the use of drugs,…

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  • Research Paper On Legalizing Marijuana

    substances like alcohol and tobacco. Owen Poindexter states that “Opinions on medical marijuana have shifted dramatically in the last two decades: this year, a slew of mostly conservative states passed laws permitting epilepsy patients to use strains of cannabis high in CBD.” (6 Powerful reasons to Legalize…

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  • Summary Of Marijuana Decriminalization

    LEGAL The legal ramifications of marijuana prohibition, have raged from fines to death sentences. The Controlled Substance Act of 1971, reduced the severity of the penalties for possession of marijuana, however there remains a stigma around users, and states that had laxer laws than the federal government wished to have (Inciardi, 1981: 146). James Inciardi argues in Marijuana Decriminalization Research, that there is a need for a more through reevaluation of law policies with regards to a…

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  • The Side Effects Of Illegana And The Legalization Of Marijuana

    Humans have utilized cannabis since 2700 B.C. Over the last few decades, marijuana has been used for textiles, medicine, and recreational use. Society tends to correlate marijuana with lazy, unproductive, and food munching individuals suffering from a drug addiction, but the public opinion has changed in recent years. This shift in opinion is due to the fact that scientific research has disproven many of the myths created by reefer madness in the 1960s. The legal use of marijuana recreationally…

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  • New Regulations Don 't Clear All The Hurdles For Pot Dispensaries

    Title/Source/Evaluation: The article I chose for this assignment is New Regulations Don’t Clear All the Hurdles for Pot Dispensaries” (Dolan2015). This article was written by Maura Dolan and published in the Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Times has won more than 40 Pulitzer Prizes and has been in circulation for more than 100 years. The paper has been known to have a liberal slant, but that does not seem to be an issue in this story. Maura Dolan graduated from UC Berkley with degrees in…

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  • Why Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

    debilitating illnesses such as the ones mentioned above. “Debilitating illness includes AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome) caused by HIV, cancer, and MS (Multiple Sclerosis).Netzley, Patricia D. (2014) The potency of THC compound found in cannabis in pain relief has also been applied in medical practice. Marijuana should be completely legalized. Today, the marijuana legalization debate is all over the social media and information regarding its safety is not a preserve of the…

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