Legalization of Drugs

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Argumentative Essay Noor Tamari “Drugs are a bet with your mind”. This was quote was claimed by the wise man, Jim Morrison who had experienced drugs beforehand and had foreseen their consequences. The issue of the legalization of drugs has been a topic of interest and is one of the most controversial topics of all time. The topic at hand has raised various arguments, which include the “War on Drugs”. One argument claims that all drugs should be legalized, as they aid in medical and recreational uses. Another argument believes that, the legalization will do more harm than good, and have negative impacts on the human body. Cannabis, ecstasy and Heroin are just a few names of the drugs that are considered “taboo”. When in fact, these illegal drugs contain various positive impacts on one’s body. A drug like cannabis, when used, allows the use to feel happy, hilled and relaxed. Relaxation does not come easy for some people. Therefore, cannabis may be used for recreational use. Heroin can reduce physical and psychological pain. Many drugs such as, downers and stimulants aid in fighting depression, helping insomnia and nervous tension. “A temporary state of openness”, is what users of the drug ecstasy describe as its effects. For ecstasy, too, allows one to feel alive, alert and produces a feeling of great love towards people. The drug speed also gives an emotion of aliveness or excitement towards the user. Many of the illegal drugs in our world today, may change the face of medicine by curing what we thought was incurable and helping in easing suffering of many ill patients; marijuana is an example of that. Marijuana may be used to treat migraines and glaucoma, prevent Alzheimer’s and shrink tumors, yet it is still illegal. Not t... ... middle of paper ... ...Drugs. England: Independence, 2009 "Ecstasy." Brown University. Brown University. Web. 09 Jan. 2014. http://brown.edu/Student_Services/Health_Services/Health_Education/alcohol,_tobacco,_&_other_drugs/ecstasy.php "Health Benefits of Marijuana." YouTube. YouTube, 06 Apr. 2011. Web. 06 Jan. 2014. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk5BRV-3cww Heise, Emily Ann. Hugs Not Drugs. Digital image. DeviantART. DeviantART, 2012-2014. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. http://www.deviantart.com/art/HUGS-not-DRUGS-339862762 "Legalization of Drugs and Crime Rate." Food and Values --- Legalization of Drugs and Crime Rate. Google Sites. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. https://sites.google.com/site/cchu9005legalizationofdrugs/the-team "10 Reasons to Legalise All Drugs." 10 Reasons to Legalise All Drugs. Legalising and Declassifying Drugs. N.p., 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. http://www.urban75.com/Drugs/drugten.html

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