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Sicilian Mafia Italian Mafia
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Gun Control In Canada
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Marijuana Should Be Legalized Marijuana As A Medicine
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1,215 wordsIn most countries, marijuana is by law illegal because of its classification as an illicit drug, but the controversial issues have been established that this? illicit drug? has improved the course of treatment for suffering patients. Marijuana has beneficial effects when used in medicinal scenarios like for example for the treatment of pain. Thus it should be an administered drug for patients who can benefit from the use of this drug. It has undergone analysis for its use as a medicine and the r...
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Fourth Amendment Probable Cause
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Al Capone Grand Jury
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