Medical Marijuana is the Future

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How long does it have to take for Indiana to recognize that marijuana is the furture of medicine? For years marijuana has been referred to as a bad drug but just recently people are now understanding that marijuana has so many uses towards medicine. That is why 20 states (including Washington D.C) have legalized medical marijuana in their states. So why hasn’t Indiana legalize medical marijuana? Well there are three reason that could change Indiana’s mind. Medical marijuana should be legalized in the state of Indiana: it has proven to kill a portion of cancer, Indiana could charge tax on it, and marijuana is safer than alcohol and tobacco combined together. Those are just three important reason why Indiana should legalize medical …show more content…
The author of US Patent wrote an article on a doctor who stated “Cannabinoids, including THC and cannabidiol, promote the re-emergence apoptosis so that tumors will stop dividing and die.” Since hearing this, many states have decided to legalize medical marijuana in their states. So why does the state of Indiana prevent their residents from being able to use a safe plant that wasn’t man made, but lets their residents use pills that contain so many harmful chemicals? Marijuana just can’t help destroy cancer cells but also helps people who are not able to eat. Marijuana has this effect that makes you get hungry when you inhale it which is also known as getting the “munchies”. When getting the “munchies” it helps people who have bulimia or stomach cancer to be able to eat. Why is this? Well it’s simple, marijuana produces a chemical called THC that tricks the brain into thinking it hasn’t ate all day making the human body hungry. Getting the munchies can be great but the bad thing about it is that people who get the munchies usually like to eat junk food most of the time. Marijuana has so many uses so why not let your residents take a safe medicine that can cure disease instead of taking manufacturer drug pills.
Indiana could charge people who buy medical marijuana with taxes. If the state of Indiana was smart enough to legalize medical marijuana, they would be able to tax it and make a profit out of marijuana. States like Washington and Colorado
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