Some states have allowed marijuana consumption for medicinal purposes, while others have completely outlawed the drug. Those who are against the legalization and regulation of marijuana suggest the economical and health risk associated with consumption of the drug are too high. Although there is risk involved with the legalization of the marijuana, our country has already been risking too much banning the drug. As a result, many police officers and American citizens lives are at risk as task force attempt to control the black market. It has limited the treatment possibilities of the ill as marijuana can be prescribed for various sicknesses (Fisher, par.
The fact that marijuana is illegal is sufficiently caused by the amount of money, jobs, and pride invested in the drug war. In other words, the government cannot turn back now. In order to demonstrate this cause, the difference between illegal and legal substances (specifically alcohol and marijuana) must be abolished. Alcohol, as we all know, was once illegal. The reason that it was illegal was because the ill effects of alcohol led many people to fight for the prohibition cause.
In fact, legalizing marijuana would only make the situation much worse. Although many people argue both sides, it seems to come down to the question of "what will the people actually use this substance for?" Some say medical purposes, others say just for a quick high, but, no matter what way you look at it, marijuana is dangerous and it is not something Americans should have freely being distributed on their streets. Arguments have been made that if marijuana is legalized then the gang wars and drug money killings that go on will stop, along with the black market and criminal activities that are related to drug sales and use. In actuality, most cases of drug related violence and crime are "committed not only because people want to buy drugs, but more often because people use drugs" (Claim I 1).
Today many people are talking about the pros and cons of making the notorious drug cannabis legal for recreational uses. This is far from a good idea in any stretch of the imagination. Legalizing marijuana will cause nothing but more abuse to our system which will cause higher risk for non-smokers, eventually could push other illegal substances such as cocaine and heroin to become viewed as not as bad as they once were. Not only could other harmful drugs become legal and easier access to but also what is going to stop young children from having direct access to marijuana just as they do with beer or other age restricted substances. “Marijuana 's "high" can affect these functions in a variety of ways, causing distorted perceptions, impairing
Part 1 People are always quick to judge the idea of marijuana legalization. Most of the reasons stem from various media sources that promote negative views of the plant. Commercials always try and show that marijuana makes people become lazy and unproductive, but these commercials are completely biased. Marijuana can play a key role in our society and it is a safe natural alternative to modern pharmaceuticals. Marijuana is also related to hemp which is a very versatile material that can be produced cheaply but is outlawed due to its relation with marijuana.
It is going to be done illegal or legal. If it were to be legalized, the government could watch over it (no mixing of drugs). Also, since there seems to be an age limit and everything, such as alcohol and cigarettes, an age limit could be put on marijuana. As I stated above, there are many factors that are contributed to the legality of drugs. It is the government’s decision to determine which, and though some disagree, it is for the welfare of the country.
Any kind of smoke is harmful to the lungs. However, what they fail to consider are the many different options when consuming marijuana. Cannabis can be consumed through edibles, ingestible oils, tinctures, and even topicals. Unfortunately, today 's society has become very critical towards the legalization of marijuana due to the stereotypical view “stoners” display. This distorted perception of a lazy, unmotivated individual is what people opposed to legalization see the future of America becoming.
As stated before, marijuana affect our health, such as short term memory and our logical thinking. Teens who have used marijuana, their health may have been affected by these illness. And it can’t easily be cure, because once you are addicted to marijuana it is very difficult for one to detach him or her self from the drug without any medical profession. To prevent unnecessary use of marijuana, the drug shouldn’t be used because can be very dangerous to the body and health. Beside from using such drug, it is better if we were to use a different one, not marijuana alone.
We cannot afford to do this with the drug problem. There are the lives of innocent people at stake in our generation and the next generation . Let's be realistic, legalizing marijuana is a terrible idea which would have seri... ... middle of paper ... ...blished , legalization will not stop this no matter what anybody argues drugs are dangerous, to those who use them as well as those who do not but are around users. Legalization will not prevent the chemicals and physiological responses of the body some of which take people totally out of reality and also sometimes kill. The issue on crime is split people say the crime would go down because the price of drugs would go down , maybe this is true but it is very unlikely.
A few effects of THC are appetite st... ... middle of paper ... ...ted many growers and distributors of marijuana. Punishments for these criminals can be very steep, for marijuana, whether it’s used for medicinal purposes or not, is an illegal drug. Although marijuana can be used as a pain reliever, it may cause new pain, even while taking other pain away. The psychological effects of weed may not be realized by the smoker until it is too late. Much like a cigarette smoker needs nicotine, a high will be something a “hash” smoker will run to, and in the future, it may become addictive for the smoker.