government to reclassify cannabis...” (procon.org). The debate about medicinal marijuana has occurred for years in the United States. Though research provides substantial evidence that marijuana is medically significant, the federal government seems to turn a blind eye. Medicinal marijuana should be legalized federally in the United States because it can help a variety of medical reasons like, disease, cancer and other numerous illnesses. Cannabis, also known as
Medical marijuana refers to the use of cannabis as medical therapy in the palliative sense to treat diseases or alleviate symptoms. This treatment modality has proven to be a highly debatable issue within the medical field due to the use of this substance as an illicit drug. “The National Youth Risk Behavior Survey monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States” (Center for Disease
great risk to the health and wellbeing of the child. This brief relies on the important ideas and institutions, which both support and challenge parental right to refuse treatment on behalf of their children to analyze the current political climate regarding parental authority for refusal of medical treatment. Analysis: Ideas and institutions exist in Canadian society, which both support and challenge the issue.
MEDIA@LSE Electronic MSc Dissertation Series Compiled by Dr. Bart Cammaerts and Dr. Nick Anstead Why pay if it’s free? Streaming, downloading, and digital music consumption in the “iTunes era” Theodore Giletti, MSc in Media & Communications Other dissertations of the series are available online here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/media@lse/mediaWorkingPapers/ Dissertation submitted to the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, August