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    Marijuana is a cannabis drug that may be used for medical purposes. It was used to soothe malaria and constipation in many Asian countries including India and China (Ashton). It has the capability to relieve the pain of a serious sickness like malaria as well as a common every day stomach sickness like constipation. Marijuana has also been used therapeutically for the common disease asthma (Ashton). It “exert[s] a bronchodilator action on the small airways” therefore allowing a person to breathe

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    Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes There is still more controversial debate over the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The advantage with using marijuana for medical reason is, it eases the pain, and relaxes them so they can enjoy the rest of their life. For these terminally ill patients the marijuana also makes them happy and enjoyable to be around. The disadvantage is that after smoking it for an extended period of time the majority of the patients will develop lung

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    Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes? Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to decline with the advent of alternative drugs. Injectable opiates and synthetic drugs such as aspirin and barbiturates began to replace marijuana as the physician's drug of choice in the twentieth-century, as their results proved to be more consistent than the sometimes erratic effects of the

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    marijuana and others are for medical marijuana. This article is about the medical uses of marijuana (cannabis), and why marijuana should be legalized for medical use. The cannabis plant has a history of medicinal use dating back thousands of years across many cultures. Smoking marijuana has its good and bad side but really it should be use to help the sick patients around the world. For example, smoking marijuana has many affects and can lead to memory loss but medical marijuana can cure cancer patients

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    Legalizing Marijuana for medical purposes would be beneficial for patients and their families, and should be one of the top priorities in the advancement of medicine. As the daughter of a deceased cancer patient, I have seen first hand the effects of chemotherapy, and how marijuana can be helpful in the comfort and recovery of a patient. Not only cancer patients can benefit, but many other patients of debilitating diseases. Studies prove that this non-toxic alternative can be far more effective and

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    Have Legalized Medical Marijuana?" USA Today. Gannett, 06 Jan. 2014. Web. 05 May 2014. Klas, Mary E. "Senate Passes Medical Cannabis Bill for Epileptic Children by Vote of 36-3 | Naked Politics." Senate Passes Medical Cannabis Bill” Miami Herald Blog, 28 Apr. 2014. Web. 06 May 2014. Klas, Mary E. "Rick Scott Backs Medical Marijuana." The Miami Herald. Miami Herald Blog, 29 Apr. 2014. Web. 06 May 2014. Hanchard, Jenna. "Kansas Family to Move to Colorado for Son's Medical Marijuana Treatment

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    Legalization of Marijuana

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    proven that marijuana is in fact a harmful drug, however, in comparison to other drugs, the effects are minimal. In the past decade, one issue has been revisited over and over again: The debate whether or not marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes. Many states have already passed laws legalizing marijuana for medicinal reasons. Marijuana should be legalized regardless. The issue of legalizing marijuana has been an issue of controversy since the Marijuana Tax Act was passed in 1937

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    is for medical purposes, they are used to treat patients that have diseases which result in the loss of lean muscle mass. However, if you do not have one of these diseases and you use steroids, you are using them illegally. Getting caught using steroids carries some big penalties (InfoFacts). In 1990, anabolic steroids were added to the federal schedule of controlled substances thanks to The Anabolic Steroid Control Act. This means that anyone caught using steroids for non-medical purposes are in

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    Drug Use

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    Drug Use Drug use is part of life in the United States. Some people use drugs for medical purposes and some use them to escape from reality or as a way to cope with problems. There are two main types of drugs, medicines and psychoactive drugs. Medicines are used to help the body fight injury and psychoactive drugs are used to cause a change in the users brain activity. Psychoactive drugs are very dangerous. They produce very powerful changes in the body. What a drug does is

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    Xenon

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    of the gas. Xenon is used heavily in light bulbs. Many of the bulbs in camera flashes have xenon in them, because they can be used over 10,000 times without burning out, as well as producing a good balance of all colors. Xenon is also used in medical purposes. Local anesthesia is made up of 20% oxygen and 80% xenon. Xenon also can be injected or breathed into the body to give clearer M.R.I.'s or X-rays. In addition to the uses above, xenon is also in movie projector lamps, advertising lights, and

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