Effect of Marijuana

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In America Marijuana has been a topic of debate for many years. Many people of society and even the national government have expressed strong against the uses of marijuana. They view Marijuana as a drug that causes people to act against rules that has been set by society. However they fail to look at the positive benefits that can come from the uses of marijuana which actually have been proven by researchers to have positive benefits when it comes to the well being of people. Even Doctor has found ways that marijuana could be of good use in the medical field. On the contrary they have yet to provide evidence to show how marijuana is a direct cause to violence or even corrupt behavior in society. So the question is can marijuana actual have good benefits for society or is it just bad like most people and the government make it out to be.

Marijuana, also called the grass, pot or weed, is the common name for a crude drug made from the plant called Cannabis sativa. It is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of this plant. Along with that is typically used for pleasure and also medical use. This raises the popular question should marijuana be legalizing in the United States? That has been a question of debate for many years, but no matter your opinion on that here at the present time marijuana is illegal due to the passing of the Uniform State Narcotic Act which was passed in 1937. This law prohibited the use and selling of marijuana in the states.

Even though many people believe that marijuana has no positive benefits, research has shown that marijuana has been use in medical practices for years. In fact, marijuana has been a medicine...

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