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Persuasive Essay On Medical Marijuana

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Imagine you are 10 years old again, playing a basketball game in front of all your friends and family. You are running down the court when all of a sudden you see everyone around you concerned and calling for help. You just had your first seizure and have no recollection of the event. Now imagine having that happen to you over 10 times a day, every single day. Doctors have told your parents that you should not play spots, drive, or even walk across the street alone. This is the story of my younger sister. She was lucky, however, and as she got older her seizures vanished. Many children are not so lucky. How do we cure people who do not respond to medication? How do parents consider giving their child an illegal drug? Medical marijuana is one of the most controversial topics between the 29 states that have legalized it and the 21 who have not. We need to be educated on why we should legalize the medicinal drug and why people believe we should not. Let’s all consider legalizing medical marijuana to allow more research to help people who are suffering every day.
Isn’t marijuana just a drug that people use to get “stoned”? A major concern with making the drug legal is that it could be used as a euphoric escape from reality. There are two components in marijuana, THC and CBD. THC is the part of the drug that results in a euphoric feeling and the CBD, which is made into an oil, is what is used to treat different medical conditions. CBD “does not produce euphoria or intoxication”
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