Marijuana: Controversial Smoke

Drugs have always been a controversial topic in the United States. With the announcement that marijuana could be legalized the debate had grown from a wild fire to a volcano. This is a hot topic because there is no gray area. It is extremely black and white. The tide is growing on the yes side because the are more pros then cons, if marijuana were to be legalized. Although smoking marijuana can be harmful, it can still show some positive effects. Smoking tobacco is legal why not marijuana. If marijuana were to be legalized it would bring a positive results with it.
Marijuana is following the history of alcohol. During Prohibition alcohol was still sold and used, but people ...

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to kill their pain. It gives an appetite to AIDS patients. The cloud of suspicion would disappear, and doctors could get on with investigating marijuana's medical uses without fear of controversy.
If you think about it marijuana is just like all of those cigarettes behind the counter. Legalizing it will create problems, but we can control those problems. We would treat it as a prescription drug, not like cigarettes. Let get the hospitals making money not the drug lords. Legalizing it passed as a proposition, but the Federal government still treats it as an illegal drug. I do not think that the federal government sees the benefits. We got to push it because if nothing happens we are not going to gain anything. ...

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Added: 9/8/2005 07:34:15 AM
Category: Legal Issues
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