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Smoked Marijuana Muscle Spasms
2,304 words... approved proposition 215, an initiative that could, in effect, make marijuana legally available as a medicine in the United States for the first time in many years. Under this new law, patients or their primary caregivers that possess or cultivate marijuana for medical treatment recommended by a physician are exempted from criminal prosecution. The treatment may be for cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, spasticity, glaucoma, arthritis, migraine, or any other illness for which marijuana pr...
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Hiv And Aids Effects Of Marijuana
3,209 wordsMarijuana, pot, Mary Jane, grass, weed, hash, hashish, dope, cannabis, sinsemilla, greens. When you hear these words, do you think of illegal substances or medical miracle-workers? Marijuana has been approved for medical use by prescription in at least three states. In November 1998, voters in Washington DC won the right for medicinal marijuana. However, the results have been kept secret by congressional order. This research report will give you the facts about marijuana to help you make up your...
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Effects Of Cannabis Smoked Marijuana
2,466 wordsMarijuana can cause many harmful effects. There has never been a major test though. The ones they? ve used have shown very different things. I have been very surprised by what I have been reading. I cannot believe the difference in what different scientists think. One says, ? Its hard to know for sure whether regular marijuana use causes cancer. But it is known that marijuana contains some of the same and sometimes even more, of the cancer-causing chemicals found in tobacco smoke. Studies show t...
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Short Term Memory Evidence That Marijuana
1,148 wordsThe Benefits Of Marijuana Are you sick of hearing your girlfriend nagging you about letting go of your pot pastime? Have you been hearing a lot of negative things about the use of marijuana lately? Would you like to know what the real deal is behind the use of this infamous drug? Then read on because youre in for a surprise. One of the saddest things in North America is the lack of clinical trials on marijuana use. Many other countries in the world have already performed such tests in order to d...
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Smoke Marijuana Marijuana Smokers
2,812 wordsDrinking has become an increasing problem in our society. Many people now see drinking as a norm. Lisa McIntyre, author of The Practical Skeptic states that, For one thing, we know that norms vary across societies (152). So we also know that what is considered to be deviant varies across societies. How could members of our society see drinking as anything but a norm when everywhere one turns alcohol is being advertised? Whether it be on billboards, busses, in magazine ads, or television commerci...
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National Institute On Drug Abuse War On Drugs
2,524 wordsLegalization of Mariana: For Its time we put to rest the myth that smoking marijuana is a fringe or deviant activity, engaged in only by those on the margins of American society. In reality, marijuana smoking is extremely common, and marijuana is the recreational drug of choice for millions of mainstream, middle class Americans. According to the most recent NIDA data 1, between 65 and 71 million Americans have smoked marijuana at some time in their lives, and 10 million are current smokers (have...
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Marijuana Legalization Legalizing Marijuana
2,277 wordsWithin the idiosyncrasies of almost any socio medical analysis of our various contemporary health dilemmas, there exists the issue of marijuana and the controversy surrounding its usage and its legalization. Indeed, scientific studies have done nothing less than proven that occasional use of marijuana poses no greater a threat to the human body than does similar usage and quantities of alcohol. While the long-term health effects of marijuana-smoking are reminiscent of what we know to be the risk...
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Effects Of Marijuana Smoked Marijuana
1,132 wordsFor the last fifty years there have been various debates over the legalization of cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, for it s medicinal potential. Many people in society are aware of the harmful and long-term effects of marijuana, and therefore are strongly opposed the drug. What people and governments around the world fail see is that marijuana has plenty of benefits, and could in fact, serve as a useful drug in the medical field. There have been millions of dollars spent to res...
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Smoked Marijuana Cannabinoid Receptors
9,824 wordsOver the Marijuana EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Over the past 18 months there has been wide-ranging public discussion on the potential medical uses of marijuana, particularly smoked marijuana. To contribute to the resolution of the debate, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a 2 -day scientific meeting on February 19 - 20, 1997, to review the scientific data concerning the potential therapeutic uses for marijuana and the need for and feasibility of additional research. Central to the current debat...
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Controlled Substances Act Schedule Ii Drug
4,391 wordsMarijuana (also spelled marihuana) is a psychoactive drug made from the dried leaves and flowering parts of the hemp plant. It is one of the most strictly classified illegal drugs in the United States. Under the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance, which defines it as having a high potential for abuse and no currently accepted medical use. Marijuana is therefore classified more severely than cocaine and morphine, which as Schedule II drugs are also banne...
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American Medical Association Prohibition Of Marijuana
2,218 wordsDonovan Kessler Anderson 11 - 29 - 00 Term Paper A huge amount of Americans are currently being arrested and sentenced for defying an unjustly created law. These Americans suffer from overly harsh penalties and may even be sentenced to death just for relaxing in ways similar to how many Americans drink a beer to relax. The current excuse from government officials for keeping marijuana illegal is that it leads to the use of harder drugs, which is a lie. Something needs to be done to protect other...
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Smoked Marijuana Smoke Marijuana
826 wordsShould marijuana be legalized? There are many advantages to it that not many people know of. People dont know the facts because marijuana is considered a drug and nobody wants to stand up for it. Other countries are already using hemp to make things that are normally made from something else. By using hemp instead of the other raw materials, we save our raw materials for other things. Hemp can be used to make clothes, paper, wallets, rope, and many other things that are normally made with our di...
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Marijuana For Medical National Institute Of Health
837 wordsMedical Marijuana Since marijuana was discovered, it was smoked to get high and to cope with suffering medical conditions. Scientists are now realizing that marijuana could help in some medical cases. It s not particularly effective across the board, but it may be effective for some people some times, LaMar McGinnis (medical consultant to the American Cancer Society). It should be available as a controlled substance. Pot helps with many medical conditions, especially cancer, AIDS, glaucoma, and ...
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Controlled Substances Act Schedule Ii Drug
4,569 wordsMarijuana (also spelled marihuana) is a psychoactive drug made from the dried leaves and flowering parts of the hemp plant. It is one of the most strictly classified illegal drugs in the United States. Under the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance, which defines it as having a high potential for abuse and no currently accepted medical use. Marijuana is therefore classified more severely than cocaine and morphine, which as Schedule II drugs are also banne...
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