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    pushing for its legalization for recreational use. States like Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and The District of Colombia have already legalized it and it is time for North Carolina to do the same. Though the War on Drugs has been in effect for the past 40 years, it is time for Marijuana to no longer be considered an illegal substance. Never the less, it should still be a controlled substance subject to regulation by the North Carolina State Government. I will review policies in other states and countries and their experiences to draw up a plan for legalized recreational cannabis use in North Carolina. This is an act to tax and regulate the production, sale,…

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    The Case Against US Marijuana Policy The use of Marijuana has a long history of use by humans but in recent historical terms, the legality of its use has come into question. The current policy of Marijuana criminalization in the United States today is misguided and does not take this history and human nature into account. The history, as is believed by many, has been twisted to support bad policy. This bad policy has resulted in many suffering patients not getting the medicine they need. It…

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    cut leaves and flowers Cannabis sativa or also known as the hemp plant. On Foundations for A Drug-Free World states that in the United States today over 94 million people have admitted to at least smoking pot once in their lifetime. DrugWarFacts.com reports that 39.9% of kids from freshman to senior have used or is currently using marijuana. Marijuana has been listed by many different sites like National Institute on Drug Abuse as the most commonly used drug in the country. Also reported by the…

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    Marijuana Should Be Legalized for Medical and Recreational Purposes Marijuana has been the controversial topic of discussion for centuries. Early American leaders enacted the first law regarding marijuana, which is also referred to as cannabis or weed, in the year 1613. The law stated that farmers were required to grow hemp, the stalk of the marijuana plant, in order to prepare fibers that were considered “essential for making sails, ropes, food, and fuel in the developing nation” (Rich, Stingl…

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    For many decades’ marijuana has been a very popular recreational drug for a considerable amount of the population. Just recently the push to legalize marijuana has increased more than ever and state governments are being faced with the decision: to legalize or not legalize marijuana. To date, the states that have made the decision to legalize weed include, Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Alaska. With seemingly more states to follow, this movement could potentially snowball and result in a…

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    different views, while the federal government has separate views. Marijuana can be both a medicine and a recreational drug. However, there is a major difference between the two. As stated by the World Health Organization, marijuana is one of the most popular recreational drugs used worldwide, not just in the United States. Many other recreational drugs are not used as medication, while marijuana is…

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    The Law And The Message Of Marijuana Legalization of medical marijuana is a topic of significant debate in the United States. California was one of the earlier states to legalize marijuana for medicinal use in 1996, under Proposition 215. While many are familiar with the discussion of marijuana, researched-based information about its medical benefits is not always easy to find. In the article written in the Journal of Drug Issues; 34.4, Dr. Shereen Khatapoush Director of Youth Services System…

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    been referred to as the gateway drug to all others, which has not always been true. The drug being illegal has created social issues and the ongoing detrimental War on Drugs. To elaborate more on this, I will include claims and evidence from David and Jack Cahn’s book When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America, where they describe the effects that the drug being illegal creates and does to certain communities. I will analyze and evaluate other articles, which extend and qualify that there…

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    What is weed? Is it a stinky demonic green flower that makes people all crazy, the pathway to being a junkie, or can it be another herb that can be used to heal and let people purse a different intoxication other than alcohol? Marijuana has been stigmatized as a drug for losers and burnouts. However, it’s may not be just for those judged as such. For example, the clean cut business person who lives next door may be a closet user. The public can’t come out of the closet and use the drug freely…

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    Roughly 266 million people admit to smoking marijuana at least once a year, and around 8.4 million smoke it every day. The question on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized has been become the center of discussion more frequently in the past few years, as people are beginning to realize the beneficial effects marijuana can really have. With legalizing marijuana comes a safer alternative to other drugs and alcohol, while also providing a plethora of cognitive and medical advantages. …

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