Legalize Marijuana

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Since the 1960s the plant species Cannabis sativa L., also known as marijuana, has been the topic of much controversy, being illegal, in its medicinal and recreational implementations. The reasons for its illegality, however, are just not sound enough, when they are compared to the potential positiv ... Continue Reading


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Marijuana is by far the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States and in most other countries as well. More than seventy million Americans have tried marijuana, and more than twenty million have smoked it in the last year, but does marijuana really affect people and their thinking proces ... Continue Reading

Legalizing Marijuana

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Throughout history, marijuana has played an important role in various cultures by being used to treat ailments and diseases of many different types. Civilizations such as the Chinese used marijuana as a regular treatment, even the Americans used marijuana in the 1840’s to treat chronic ... Continue Reading

Fear and Loathing: Realistic Views of Drug Uses

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After the late sixties, ‘hippies’ were left burned-out and broken unlike their previous free and high flying life. This film set in 1971, shows this turning point in the drug culture. Throughout Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the two main characters heavily use psychological drugs that play a ... Continue Reading

Drugs And Athletes Today

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Many people believe that drug use in professional athletics is not a serious problem, however it is more widespread and serious than people think. In professional athletics the use of drugs is looked upon as somewhat of a serious problem, but is also very discrete and low key. Every once in a while ... Continue Reading

Drug abuse

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The illegal or harmful use of drugs is a major threat to the world and to future generations. Drugs are substances that are becoming more common in our communities as each day goes by. The demand for drugs is also increasing daily. People need to act and play a part in the combating of drugs startin ... Continue Reading

Drug Use

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Positions On Illicit and Licit Drug Use Drug abuse is a serious problem, many people are blind to the abuse. It is not only illegal drugs being abused, but also legal drugs, prescribed by doctors and seen on commercials. Everyone seems to want a quick easy cure to everything. Not many people th ... Continue Reading


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The concept of legalizing marijuana has been a tough subject for decades. Legalizing marijuana for more than just medical purposes could and would be tolerated in this country if given reasonable and strict chance. Marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. I will be open with my persona ... Continue Reading

War On Drugs

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The War on Drugs and Americas Prison Population The United States has the largest prison population on earth. This was not always the case though. America today has three times as many prisoners as it did in 1980. The legislation that followed in the wake of the crack scare in the 1980s is resp ... Continue Reading


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Drugs are a major influential force in our country today. The problem has gotten so out of hand that many options are being considered to control it or even solve it. Ending the drug war seems to be a bit impossible. The war on drugs seems to be accomp ... Continue Reading


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Research shows that marijuana damages short term memory, distorts perceptions, impairs judgment and complex motor skills, alters heart rates, and has the potential to trigger severe anxiety, paranoia, and lethargy ( Yet I also feel its effects are in many ways less harmful than those o ... Continue Reading

Drugs And Society

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Dan Baum. Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs And The Politics of Failure Bertram, Blachman, Sharpe, & Andreas. Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial Reinarman & Levine. Crack in America Zimmer and Morgan. Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts ... Continue Reading

daddys gone

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. I want to tell you my story about why I choose not to do drugs. When I was two years old, my brother was three, my mom was 30 and my dad was only 29. The reason I say “only 29” is because that’s how old he was when he died. My dad made many mistakes and if he had lived through them, Iâ ... Continue Reading


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Currently, drugs remain high on the lists of concerns of Americans and are considered one of the major problems facing our country today. We see stories on the news about people being killed on the street every day over drugs. To many people drugs are only an inner-city problem, but in reality they ... Continue Reading

Marijuana Harmless?

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Is marijuana harmless? Will marijuana contribute to the downfall of our society? Should marijuana be legalized? As I started my journey for the answers to these questions I had my own personal opinions. I believe that the use of a controlled substance should be complete ... Continue Reading

Legalizing Marijuana

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Marijuana, pot, hemp, grass, reefer, Mary Jane, cannabis, the controversy that surrounds this little five to seven leafed plant has escalated into an enormous debate throughout the United States. Throughout this paper, one discusses the positive and negative affects ... Continue Reading

Victimless Crimes

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Victimless crimes are simply defined as a crime having no victim. I believe the laws against victimless crimes are not direct threats to the privacy of individuals. On the contrary the laws help protect the existing right we have as individual and help assure a civilized society. In criminalizing ce ... Continue Reading

Effect of Drugs on Athletes

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The adverse effects of alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana have been debated and tested for many years. As a result, a group of France’s best student-athletes took a survey regarding their use of these three drugs. Sociologists, physicians and psychologists determined the appropriate questions fo ... Continue Reading

Medical Marijuana

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Marijuana is illegal because it’s considered an illicit drug. There are many things about marijuana that the public hasn’t been told, such as medical marijuana. If someone came up to you and asked you, “Do you know the uses marijuana can be used to help the severely sick?” chances are you’ ... Continue Reading

Alcohol as a Drug

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Drinking is the number 1 killer on American roadways. Alcohol is a drug that is known to effect your driving abilities. C. It can make you overconfident and unable to concentrate Even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances ... Continue Reading


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If there are, as the police say, thousands of grow-ops within Ontario, why has no one in the media or government taken into consideration just how many people must be smoking pot. This is a supply and demand industry, there are no Boxing Day sales to clear out overstocks of Indicas or Sativas (I'v ... Continue Reading

should marijuana be legal?

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In our society much of what is deemed acceptable and what is not, really centers around social taboos and not the facts alone. For example, marijuana use has become the hot seat of much debates, concerning whether it should be legal. Marijuana on prescription basis ha ... Continue Reading

Under The Influence

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Imagine a world in which all individuals could decipher right from wrong and good from bad. If this were feasible, we would live in a sanctuary free from the horrors of crime, death, and destruction. In this ‘perfect world’ we would no longer have to worry about corruption and influence from out ... Continue Reading

Legalize Marijuana

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I watched intently as a group of upper classmen passed around a marijuana joint at a party. The occurrence would not have attracted so much of my attention, had the happy smokers not include my high school’s valedictorian and several members of the National Honor Society. I am now a well informed ... Continue Reading

Legalization Of Marijuana

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Legalization of marijuana is a highly debated issue in today’s society. While some would believe that the law should remain unchanged, many would disagree and say that it is time for a change. Marijuana is a very misunderstood drug that is thought of as dangerous and gateway when in fact it is i ... Continue Reading