The debate over marihuana control

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Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service , [Washington, DC]
Drug abuse -- United States, Mari
StatementScott Christenson, Technical Information Specialist
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976-78, reel 1, fr. 0090
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination57 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15449224M

That’s why it will never change my mind when true believers tell me over and over, “The most insulting word for cannabis is marijuana!” The only trace of insult around the word “marijuana” is the insult to our intelligence from those who believe that racial and cultural prejudices from 75 years ago should still control civil discourse.

The debate over the therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana is ongoing. While a number of states in the U.S. have active medical marijuana laws (and a growing number allow recreational use), the federal government continues to classify it as a Schedule I controlled substance.

Get this from a library. The debate over marihuana control: selected articles and excerpts. [Scott Christenson; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. Chapter 5 The Debate over Medical Marijuana. The mere mention of the phrase medical marijuana is enough to get at least two groups of people agitated.

There are those who believe marijuana should be accessible to patients whose doctors have recommended cannabis to improve their medical condition. tax on marijuana purchases. In Colorado individuals over 21 can grow up to six plants for personal use and purchase one ounce of marijuana from specialty dispensaries.

Only licensed sellers are allowed to sell marijuana. The legalization of marijuana has generated much debate. Supporters of File Size: KB. Efforts to legalize the use of marijuana, for both “medicinal” and recreational purposes, continue to grow and find success in the halls of state and national governments.

Is the drug as harmless as advocates claim. Could society benefit from legalizing pot. Is there. US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings.

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J.P. Davis and H.H. Ramsey concluded in a study of five epilepsy children that marijuana did not control grand mal epilepsy. Kabelik, Z. Krejci, and F. Santary found marijuana cured an infection that was not cured by penicillin or other antibiotics/5(11).

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"Marihuana Is the Wrong Medicine." Wall Street Journal. Mar. 11, "The debate over using marihuana as medicine has been distorted by a basic confusion: the implicit assumption that smoking marihuana is a better therapy than the ingestion of its active therapeutic agent THC or a more effective one than approved medications.

BC - Book of Exodus References Holy Anointing Oil Made from Cannabis "Holy anointing oil, as described in the original Hebrew version of the recipe in Exodus (), contained over six pounds of kaneh-bosem, a substance identified by respected etymologists, linguists, anthropologists, botanists and other researchers as cannabis, extracted into about six quarts of olive oil, along with.

While the trend over the last 10 years has been largely positive, there have been some troubling increases in the rates of marijuana use among young Americans in the recent years.

After a steady decline and flattening in the prevalence of past month use of marijuana among youth (12 to 17 year olds) from throughthe rate increased. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

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Complete Debate on the Possible Outcomes of Legal Weed. Legalization Of Weed The concept of marijuana legalization has gone in and out of vogue over the past 20 years, as several states, either de jure or de facto, have decriminalized its possession and use.

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The Justice Department rescinded an Obama-era memo on Thursday that deprioritized federal marijuana prosecutions in states that have legalized the drug. The move escalates some compelling legal and policy questions about an issue with constitutional implications.

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The most talked about health risk associated with marijuana is its potential to promote abuse and addiction. There is great disagreement on this topic and scant evidence that applies specifically to marijuana used solely to relieve medical symptoms.

Nevertheless, research from a variety of perspectives—including. Cannabis in Morocco has been illegal since the nation's independence inreaffirmed by a total ban on drugs inbut is partially tolerated in the country.

Cannabis has been cultivated in Morocco for centuries and the country is currently among the world's top producers of ofMorocco is the world's top supplier of cannabis. Marijuana Debate Erica Del Vigna Coms 2 Negative Outline Proposition: The state of California should legalize uction Thesis: Though I agree that marijuana should be put into a controlled environment, I believe it should not be legalized due to its poor health attributes, and its negative influence towards the youth and drug users.

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Debate Over Medical Cannabis Legalization in U.K. Delayed by “Filibuster” A lack of cooperation inside the Labour Party has pushed discussion of medical marijuana legislation back to July. CONS OF LEGALIZING MARIJUANA 2 Cons of Legalizing Marijuana There is a big debate on whether marijuana should be legalized or not and although theU.S.

classifies marijuana as a Schedule l controlled substance (which means it has no acceptablemedical use), the glaucoma patients claim that smoking marijuana helps them to deal with thepain and. Workers have problems on the job increased absences, tardiness, accidents, workers compensation claims, and the job turn over, municipal workers found that employees who smoke marijuana on or off the job reported more "withdrawal behaviors" such as leaving without permission, daydreaming,depression, anxiety personality disturbances are.

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The debate over the two terms used: legalization and decriminalization, also play a role in the marijuana debate. What opinions exist among the Secular Community. Should marijuana be legalized. Decriminalized. Or would these actions be harmful to society. Here we hope to debate the issues involved in the marijuana debate, presenting two sides.

In America, there are over ten states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States of America. Marijuana should be legalized because prohibition has failed to control the use and domestic production of marijuana.

Cannabis (/ ˈ k æ n ə b ɪ s /) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis ; C.

ruderalis may be included within C. sativa ; all three may be treated as subspecies of a single species, C. sativa ; or C. sativa may be accepted as a Family: Cannabaceae.

The legalization of marijuana is one of the few legal arguments that I, personally, do not lean to one side or another; but rather, I hold the belief there is a fine line between the prohibiting of marijuana and its legalization and how it is detrimental and how it it can be beneficial.

There is NO Debate. Pills Kill. Cannabis cures. The people are ready to speak in a huge way to gain control of a reasonable government - that. Marijuana, also known as cannabis or pot, has a long history of human use.

Most ancient cultures didn’t grow the plant to get high, but as herbal medicine.Our chief debt as authors of this book is to its predecessor: the Institute of Medicine report, Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base.

Because this landmark study provided the foundation—indeed, the raison d'etre—for our own efforts, we must begin by acknowledging the many contributors who made Marijuana and Medicine an authoritative document, and one worthy of.