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Argumentative Essay On Medical Marijuana

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The uses of medical marijuana can be tracked back to as far as the early years of 2732 B.C , when the Emperor of China, Shen Neng, created cannabis tea as a treatment for gout, rheumatism, malaria and poor memory. This drug has grew more and more popular over the years for example, throughout Asia, the Middle East, India and Africa. Medical marijuana can be very effective and a safe treatment for the symptoms of many illnesses, such as, cancer,AIDS/HIV,multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, epilepsy and many other very serious conditions or even to help pain in the body. However, according to the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration which classify marijuana as a schedule one drug, meaning the drug has a high potential for abuse, addiction and no beneficial use, it is extremely hard to do the studies needed on its medical effects.

For many very seriously sick people medical marijuana is the only medicine that relieved them of their pain and can treat the symptoms, without any serious or harming side effects. Although a shocking result of marijuana being illegal means that these people cannot have the access to the medicine the truly helps them get through everyday life that little bit easier. There is a quote from Morgan Freeman who said “ i have fibromyalgia pain in (my left) arm and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana”. the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) are very committed to legalising marijuana to help improve medical marijuana programs for patients who are in
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