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  • Persuasive Essay: The Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

    For it or against it, the choice to legalize marijuana has become a very controversial topic in our country. Why is that? Talking about the subject can sometimes be difficult to understand. There are so many things to know when it comes to marijuana, and just when you think you know it all, you really have only scratched the surface. Another thing that can be hard to understand is all the different information that is thrown at us and what we can believe. The most important thing we need to know, is that marijuana is nothing more than a plant, that can be used as a drug. That being said, if people in the United States were better educated on the topic, they may not be so wary of the plant. Marijuana should be legalized for all its uses so people can reap it of its benefits. Marijuana is derived from two subspecies of cannabis, which are Cannabis Sativa, known as hemp and Cannabis Indica, most commonly known as marijuana. Both can be used for similar purposes such as medicine, but early cultivation changed their…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Breastfeeding Research Papers

    Breastfeeding While Smoking Cannabis Each day it is spoken of, that marijuana (Cannabis) should be (made something permitted by law) in the United States. Many always talks about how it is very wrong and confusing to not have the drug (made something authorized by law) in the U.S.. However, after many have read about the effects of using marijuana for recreational use while breastfeeding, (making something permitted by law) such drug is no longer an option. Many effects of participating in such…

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  • Arguments Against Liberalizing Marijuana

    The 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…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Legalize Marijuana

    Legalize Marijuana One of the greatest debates across this country right now is the topic of whether or not marijuana should be legalized. Marijuana is currently legal in some forms in 23 different states. The majority of those states have legalized marijuana strictly for medicinal reasons, while in only four of those states is recreational use of marijuana legal. Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is commonly perceived as unattractive and useless to most Americans. They see it as addictive…

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  • Marijuana In Canada Essay

    this state of mind can pull off is driving while impaired, “Marijuana significantly impairs judgment, motor coordination, and reaction time, and studies have found a direct relationship between blood THC concentration and impaired driving ability” (“Does marijuana use of affect driving?”). Alcohol is legal and many people die because of drunk driving, the legalization of marijuana can follow the same pattern and be another incident that happens more often. Marijuana in general clouds a person…

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  • Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized In Canada Essay

    are many problems that would arise if marijuana becomes a legalized drug because the use of marijuana affects the health of the users in a negative way, it would increase the rate of drug-impaired driving, and it would affect teenagers since it will easily attainable. Because of the reasons above, marijuana should not be legalized in Canada. The use of marijuana impacts the health and well-being of the users in a negative way. There are both physical, mental short term and long term effects to…

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  • Racial Disparities In Mental Health Care

    Care Typically, disparities in mental health care are measured by the amount of time that a person spends on treatment annually. In certain studies, such as Le Cook’s study in 2014, however, researchers look at the types of treatments that a patient receives when they go through an “episode” or event of mental health care. Based on Benjamin Le Cook’s study on racial disparities in mental health care, blacks and Latinos were less likely to initiate care and use a psychotropic drug for mental…

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  • LPC Code Of Ethics Case Study

    knowingly or intentionally makes a report that is false. A person also commits an offense if the person is required to make a report and knowingly fails to report the abuse or neglect (TL, 2014, pp.155-160). The court may issue an order approving the administration of one or more classes of psychoactive medication to a client who is in custody pending trial in a criminal proceeding and was ordered to receive inpatient mental health services in the six months before a hearing (TL, 2014, pp.…

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  • Negative Essay: The Pros And Cons Of Medical Marijuana

    Marijuana is a plant that people use to smoke or ingest, to achieve a “high” effect, and is classified as a psychoactive drug. There is a wide variety of terms for this drug: weed, cannabis, hemp, etc. The chemical that is found is marijuana is THC. For decades, marijuana has been considered a drug, but marijuana has served to be beneficial to people and the governing state. The movement of marijuana has been going on since the 90’s. There are medical reasonings behind legalizing marijuana and…

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  • Medical Marijuana Essay

    The use of medical marijuana has been a huge discussion topic in the United States. Many people argue the pros and cons of this drug being used for medical purposes. The large scale debate incases many different opinions on this drug. There are more patients that are claiming that marijuana is effective in treating symptoms from many different types of illnesses and disease. Learning more about the drug, the chemicals that can be extracted from the plant, can have the most benefits to the…

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