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    been made about cannabis in recent history, the truth is slowly starting to come out. Unfortunately, the truth is under heavy criticism due to the stereotypical view of what people view as the typical “pot smoker.” People believe that pot causes you to be lazy and unmotivated because of over 70 years of propaganda. Cannabis is harmless. Who has ever died from cannabis? No one. Autopsies show that 75 people per year are high on cannabis when they die. That doesn’t even mean that cannabis is a factor in

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    Marijuana Should be Legal

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    legalization, as well as those who do not smoke but want to help the economy out. Many of us who do not smoke want to legalize it because we see that if it is illegal, it does not support what marijuana can do for the economy and for medical reasons. Marijuana should be legal because it would have a much more positive affect on society, rather than keeping it illegal. The legalization of marijuana would help get the economy. The war against marijuana is doing nothing and is just widening our debt. If

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    What would a modern liberal say about the Canadian government legalizing cannabis? Before answering this question we should look at what modern liberalism is. Modern liberalism is a variant of liberalism. Liberalism is an ideology that believes no one, not even the government should interference with the freedom of other individuals, they therefore believe in negative freedoms. One other belief is that the individual is more important than society which causes them to have a strong belief in individual

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    States, “there will be open competition and lower prices, so drug cartels, which include terrorists, would lose some or even all of their business”. Many people believe that if marijuana is legalized than it would lead to increase of use but actually “legal substances can be controlled in ways illegal ones cannot”. This can control the regulation and distribution of marijuana within the United States. The only reason we can’t really control marijuana because “It is the illegal market, with no standards

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    al. "Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality in the United States, 1999-2010." JAMA Internal Medicine, vol. 174, no. 10, 2014., pp. 1668-1673doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4005. In this article Marcus Bachhuber and his colleagues study the how states with medical cannabis laws show lower overdose deaths from opioid. The study looks at time-series analysis from death certificates from 1999 to 2010 (para. 3). There is a graph that shows that people in legal cannabis

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    Going Green? Some people call cannabis the “Devil’s Lettuce” while others call it “The Miracle Drug”. It is commonly most known as “weed,” “marijuana,” “pot”, “bud”, or “green”. Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in America and has stirred up a major debate on whether or not the drug should be legal in the US. The legalization of the drug is slowly on the rise and is finally being dealt with. Washington and Colorado were the first two states to have made the right decision and legalize

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    The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana has been in use for hundreds of years in India and Nepal, where it was used in many religious rituals. In the 1900’s, medical practitioners sold the drug under the name of cannabis, and consequently popularized the word among English speakers. Starting at 1860 and on, state governments began implementing regulations for sales of Marijuana. In 1894, there was a report released, at the request of the UK Secretary of State and the government of India, by the Indian

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    7.2% in 2007 as opposed to 8.2% in 2002, yet all three are illegal for teens (Johnson). Not to mention that marijuana use has proved to be less harmful than drugs that are legal such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription painkillers, and a new popular drug known as synthetic marijuana or K2. Synthetic marijuana is a non-cannabis product that contains chemicals and dried plant material and produces psychoactive effects similar to marijuana, but it is more dangerous (Wanlund, 865-88). Unlike marijuana

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    Similarly to other recreational behaviors like drinking alcohol or smoking tobacco, these individuals do not use marijuana or other drugs to treat medical problems. In fact, America is not the only country where marijuana is medically and recreationally used. “Smoking cannabis is often an under-reported behavior in our society, with a reported prevalence from the World Health Organization of 3.9% among the global population aged 15 to 64 years.” (Leung). The

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    youth but this claim has also been seen to not be true. Reports have showed that “in the majority of medical marijuana states, youth used decreased after the medical marijuana law was passed” (Waugh). Once the ban on marijuana is lifted, it would not be as appealing towards younger individuals. Many younger people use marijuana because they believe it is “cool” to break the law. Once it is made legal, the appeal marijuana has on many people will disappear and will make younger people less inclined

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