A Medical Necessity for the Legal Use of Marijuana

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A Medical Necessity for the Legal Use of Marijuana The thesis of this 10 page paper is that there is a medical necessity for the legal use of marijuana. There is significant evidence that supports the benefits of THC, a chemical found in marijuana, is beneficial for sufferers of cancer, AIDS and glaucoma. Though THC is available in tablet form, many seriously ill patients cannot take the oral medication, and many complain that the pill is ineffective. If the use of marijuana can significantly reduce the suffering of severely ill individuals, it is a civic and political necessity to promote legal use. Mednecc.wps Medical Marijuana # 2 : A 22 page paper that considers the opposing perspectives on the use of marijuana for medical purposes. This paper provides both pros and cons and than provides support for the legal use of marijuana for the treatment of symptoms of serious illnesses. Bibliography with 10 sources cited. Medimari.wps Glaucoma and Marijuana : A 10 page paper which discusses the use of marijuana in the treatment of glaucoma. A brief description of glaucoma, in general, is illustrated. this is followed by a section which discusses some of the most common treatments of glaucoma today. In discussing many of the current treatments available, the section discussing the use of marijuana appears to be a very legitimate implementation in treating glaucoma. Bibliography lists 15 sources. RAglauc.wps Ethical Issues Concerning Medical Use of Marijuana : A 6 page research paper on whether it is ethical for physicians to prescribe marijuana for medical purposes in extreme cases. The writer details both sides of the controversy, the evidence in support of not prescribing it, and the ethical considerations which are pertinent--ultimately arguing in favor of one side. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Medmarij.wps Legalization of Marijuana / Weighing Both Sides : Both sides of the issue are explored in this 7 page paper. The writer discusses health & social aspects of the controversy - citing the risks associated with legalizing marijuana as well as the possible advantages to doing so. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Mrijuan.wps Plant Pharmacopoeia / Rainforest Depletion & Its Impact On Medicine : A 6 page paper in which the writer discusses deforestation as a threat to medicinal plants and the protective measures employed by various groups; and a discussion of eleven (recently discovered) plants and/or their medical derivitives, including taxol. The paper postulates that protecting these medicinal plants is imperative through ethics, and even the passage of more laws. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Pharmaco.wps Medical Technology & Ethical Dilemma : Mostly an 11 page analytical book review of Richard Zaner's "Troubled Voices." -- The writer cites a number of additional sources to evaluate

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