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    Introduction Drugs have become commonplace in society. The clear majority of human beings take, or at one time have taken, vitamins, aspirin, cold, or allergy relief medication. These drugs, however, rarely produce an altered state and are not considered psychoactive. Drugs, in general, can have different effects on behavior and physical traits, whether they be stimulants, depressants, or hallucinogens (Narie, 2014, p. 191). Psychoactive drugs are substances that change our states of consciousness, where brain function occurs, which results in temporary changes in perception, mood, and behavior. These drugs affect consciousness by influencing how neurotransmitters operate within…

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    The temporal placement of these poems and images in Trakl’s life and the connection to drug associated texts suggests that the Trakl’s utilization of color is not only a poetic device utilized to demonstrate the tides of isolation and dissolution experienced and reflected in the culture in which Trakl participated, but it is a clear connection between his poetry and the visual art and literature produced during and shortly after his life. Trakl uses unique poetic devices to render the cultural…

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    Cannabis Flower Guide The cannabis you consume is derived from the cannabis plant (cannabis sativa), which grows in tropical and temperate areas of the world. Cannabis can be grown in almost any climate and increasingly is being grown by means of indoor hydroponic technology. The primary active compound in cannabis is known as delta-9 tetrahydro-cannabinol, commonly referred to as THC. THC has psychoactive qualities that give the consumer the high feeling when consumed. THC potency varies…

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    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…

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    Fletcher’s (2013) biggest argument is that marijuana does not qualify as prescription medicine solely because it does not meet his predefined criteria. In his opinion, in order for marijuana to be classified as prescription medication, the potency of the active ingredient must be known, we must have a thorough understanding of how the drug interacts within the body and how the body responds to the drug, it needs to be safe and consistently replicated, and the benefits have to be greater than any…

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    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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    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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    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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    “This endocannabinoid system controls the regulation of movement, pain, appetite, memory, immunity, blood pressure, bone density, reproduction, inflammation, etc.”(p. 15). This research cleared many people’s doubts about effects of marijuana use for chronic pain, improve appetite, spasticity, etc. A personal interview with a student who has been using marijuana (Marco) provides a profitable picture of the benefit of using medical marijuana. In addition, two interviews with practicing physicians…

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    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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