Exemplification Essay: The Use Of Marijuana

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The use of Marijuana and the thought of it may not always be socially acceptable. According to its definition it is used for euphoric effects, especially in the form of cigarettes. As a result of this it has been categorized as a bad influence and users have been stigmatized as being bad if they were seen using it. Growing up my grandma always said to me that “too much off nothing is good for you, but a little won’t kill either”. In the case of marijuana one might play the role of devil’s advocate and say that yes people use it for recreational purposes and get “off/ high” on it and they do this for different reasons. Some people admittedly cannot handle the effects and get sick or addicted to it, but there are other ways that the drug can…show more content…
“According to Genesis many followers also believe that marijuana aids in the worship of God, Bible study, and meditation. Many devotees also believe that marijuana is the “Tree of Life”. Although not all adherents use marijuana, most believe it will bring them closer to God” .
2. Medical Marijuana/ the use of Marijuana as medicine:
“The term medical marijuana refers to using the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extract to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions” . Marijuana has two special chemicals THC and cannabinoids. THC is used by those seeking euphoria, but cannabinoids is used for medical purposes because it doesn’t euphoria.
Medicinal marijuana has been used by both doctors and patients for pain relief in treating rheumatoid arthritis, glaucoma, and childhood epilepsy to name a few.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): “is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system – which normally protects its health by attacking foreign substances like bacteria and viruses – mistakenly attacks the joints. This creates inflammation that causes the tissue that lines the inside of joints (the synovium) to thicken, resulting in swelling and pain in and around the joints. ”
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