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Marijuana Law Research Paper

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Marijuana law is a controversial topic. Some people think that it’s good to make it legal while others think that it’s bad meaning they should keep it illegal. Well, based on my opinion I think that it is good to have it around not because we use it just for fun but because it’s an important drug. It's important because it helps when people are stressed out and the bad side of it is marijuana kills brain cells based on drugfreeworld.org. According to drugfreeworld.org it talks about what happen after you smoke marijuana, what's bad about it, and how it can affect you. So based on that article it says that the immediate effects of taking marijuana include rapid heart beat, disorientation, lack of physical coordination, often followed by depression…show more content…
This is backed up by earlier research on the long-term effects of marijuana, which indicate changes in the brain similar to those caused by long-term abuse of other major drugs and a number of studies have shown a connection between continued marijuana use and psychosis. It also says that Marijuana can change the structure of sperm cells, deforming them. Even small amounts of marijuana can cause temporary sterility in men. Marijuana use can also disrupt a woman’s menstrual cycle. Studies show that the mental functions of people who have smoked a lot of marijuana tend to be diminished. The THC in cannabis disrupts nerve cells in the brain, affecting memory. Cannabis is one of the few drugs that causes abnormal cell division, which leads to severe hereditary defects. A pregnant woman who regularly smokes marijuana or hashish may give birth prematurely to an undersized, underweight baby. Over the last 10 years many children of marijuana users have been born with reduced initiative and lessened abilities to concentrate and pursue life goals. Studies also suggest that prenatal (before birth) use of the drug may result in birth defects, mental abnormalities and…show more content…
Just like alcohol there should be a limit on the intakes of marijuana so that many people will have an idea of how much is enough to make them impaired. If a person drinks too much, they can’t drink nor can they do many things. They should apply that to marijuana as well, because there should be a level of highness allowed to move. This would work because people will have a legal limit for them to reach. Scientist should investigate more in the drug and see how much intake will cause a person to be beyond controllable based on their gender and their weight just like alcohol is measured. The only reason people are against this drug is because no one is investigating it and they aren’t giving it a chance. This drug can cure so many things that we have been trying to cure meanwhile we have big tobacco companies making millions off of causing nicotine addictions, lung cancer, heart cancer, liver cancer and other cancers. This drug should be given a chance to be regulated as if it’s alcohol since these two are basically the
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