The plants help benefit by supplying us as a natural ingredient for medicine; however, nowadays, some people have been using it wrongly. Should marijuana be legalized? Many Americans have this question roaming through their heads. Marijuana is an illegal drug in the U.S. and many other countries; it comes from dried flowers and leaves of the hemp plant. It has been available since the 1960s, but is 20 times more potent than before.
Marijuana, weed, hashish, pot, it goes by many names. Many people argue that it should be legalize because it’s no better than alcohol and cigarettes. Although these claims holds some truth, marijuana is still a dangerous drug and adding one more problematic drug into the mix will not improve America’s health and safety issues. Although marijuana has its medical benefits, using it for recreational purposes is dangerous for both us and our society. There are countless debates whether marijuana should be legalized for creational use or if it should remain illegal.
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.
The main reason Marijuana is still illegal is mainly due to misconceptions about the drug, and conservatives who would not stand for it….Until they are diagnosed with Glaucoma, Cancer, or Aids; That might change there view a bit. Many people do not even know the benefits of the hemp plant. It can be used for fuel, food, oil, housing, paper, textiles, and for medicinal uses. People who are undergoing Chemotherapy are suffering from nausea and lose all sense of hunger; marijuana is the perfect antidote. It a... ... middle of paper ... ...e role, and routinely contact our elected officials.
Some people from long time ago until now believed the chemicals that are in the drug can be useful for treating illnesses. But also there are some arguments and researches that show that these believe are not scientifically true. Because of these arguments and researches shows that marijuana is a dangerous drug and it can be harmful for society so it should not be legal.
Many people say that marijuana should not be legalized in the United States, however, another percentage of the society says that marijuana should be legalized. Those who agree and disagree need to inform themselves about the pros and cons of marijuana. It is very important to see different point of views from each side because there are several consequences and benefits that the use of marijuana can cause. Legalizing marijuana can be dangerous because many people are not informed of the diseases they can get from using drugs. In most cases people try marijuana to see how it feels and how their bodies react, but there are many who try it once and they keep on doing it very often.
The main controversy over the use of marijuana is that it can be medically helpful in certain situations. This slight medical advantage makes marijuana useful to some, but people in the state of Colorado have abused the medicinal aspect by using the drug when it is not necessary. The complete legalization of marijuana may seem advantageous to some, but in the long run this legalization will be a detriment to society in Colorado and all of America. The use of marijuana is an extremely controversial topic; which is essentially due to the fact that it is a natural plant, in addition to the medicinal benefits that have been observed through various tests and studies. The main opposition, as far as marijuana is con... ... middle of paper ... ... teen orientated, which fit in great in my paper when I talked about loss of motor functions and delayed reactions due to the use of marijuana.
Many people would like marijuana decriminalised due to its medicinal purposes, which have been known to ex... ... middle of paper ... ...ildren from gaining access to it, as they would be unable to purchase it without showing identification and proving their age, just like with alcohol, rather than from a dealer whom would sell whatever drug requested to whoever requested it. Marijuana being sold on the black market is also dangerous as it unites all drugs together, making a much more susceptible gateway, as someone who is dealing marijuana could also be dealing much more harmful drugs such as heroin and could suggest to their client to try it, even if they never had any intention of touching any other drug but the marijuana. However, although the idea and concept of black market does suggest a higher chance of creating a gateway to harder drugs, marijuana itself is seen to not be a gateway drug, as only 1 marijuana user out of 104 use cocaine, and less than 1 marijuana user out of 104 use heroin. 6
Yes Marijuana can cure diseases but it can also give diseases. Marijuana also is not good for the people who inhale it around the user or for the users lungs. Marijuana is not the most dangerous drug no but it still can causes many problems for the user and the people around them. Marijuana is the most used drug in the US but numbers are also decreasing. If legalized more people are gonna use it then just the sick we need it.
Surprisingly, against other beliefs, marijuana smoking actually does impair the user’s ability to drive a lot like the effects of alcohol and it is more addictive than alcohol. Based on this information, many have concluded that marijuana should not be legalized for recreational use. Marijuana is an herb that grows from God’s greatest creation: earth. It is a hemp plant whose scientific name is Cannabis sativa. Cannabis contains the chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, THC for short; this is the chemical that is responsible for the mind-altering effects smoking marijuana gives for the consumer.