Medical Marijuana is the Future

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How long does it have to take for Indiana to recognize that marijuana is the furture of medicine? For years marijuana has been referred to as a bad drug but just recently people are now understanding that marijuana has so many uses towards medicine. That is why 20 states (including Washington D.C) have legalized medical marijuana in their states. So why hasn’t Indiana legalize medical marijuana? Well there are three reason that could change Indiana’s mind. Medical marijuana should be legalized in the state of Indiana: it has proven to kill a portion of cancer, Indiana could charge tax on it, and marijuana is safer than alcohol and tobacco combined together. Those are just three important reason why Indiana should legalize medical marijuana. Cannabis can kill a portion of cancer. Marijuana is often referred to as a drug, but this “drug” has been proven to kill a portion of cancer and help other diseases. Marijuana for years has been judge as a harmful drug for teens and adults, but in reality marijuana saves lives and helps patients with pain who suffer from severe diseases. Besides helping patients with cancer, marijuana has also help people who have diabetes and anxiety. Marijuana can’t cure these diseases but it does help patients who suffer from pain keep calm and relieve their pain. “Nonetheless, cannabis has recently been the focus of medical research and considered as a potential therapeutic treatment and cure for cancer.Cannabinoids have been proven to reduce cancer cells as they have a great impact on the rebuilding of the immune system. While not every strain of cannabis has the same effect, more and more patients are seeing success in cancer reduction in a short period of time by using cannabis.” (“Cannabis... ... middle of paper ... ... Cited Page Garcia, Lynda. "Blog of Rights." America Civil Liberties Union, 12 Dec. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. . "Sen. Tallian's Effort to Improve Marijuana Law Frustrated by Leadership." Marijuana Policy Project, 11 Oct. 2013. Web. 10 Nov. 2013. . "Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal in Indiana?" South Bend Tribune. SBT, 5 May 2013. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. Thompson, Anne. "Indiana Lawmakers Study Legalizing Medical Marijuana." Fox 19. Fox 19, 6 July 2012. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. Walia, Arjun. "20 Medical Studies That Prove Cannabis Can Cure Cancer." Collective Publisher. Collective Publisher, 23 Aug. 2013. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. .
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