Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

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Have you ever had a dilemma and there was a solution to it but it was out of reach? Many people in United States suffer from sicknesses that can be help treated with marijuana. The “drug” marijuana has many benefits from minor day-to-day to life-changing benefits. Cancer, strokes, arthritis, stress, anxiety, and depression are just some instances. Marijuana has been a stigma of bias beliefs for many years. People fear that marijuana can have a negative impact on their health. Such as, breathe in smoke, brain damage, gateway to other drugs but marijuana is a safe substance that should be legalized in the United State. One of marijuana’s biggest advantage is the medical benefits you will receive from it. Medical marijuana can help many…show more content…
Medicinal marijuana has made Multiple Sclerosis easy to deal with in his day-to-day activates. Another example of medical marijuana working is on a kid name Charlotte Figi. A little girl who started getting seizures at only three months old. As she was getting older the seizures kept getting worse, “the medication also was taking a toll” on her. At the age of two she was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome. “Dravet syndrome (SMEI) is an extremely rare disease that causes intractable epilepsy that begins at infantry” (Young). Her parents Matt and Paige Figi, brought their daughter to a dravet specialist in Chicago. The specialist put Charlotte on a ketogenic diet that was helping the seizures but it had many side effects. Such as, bone loss and depleting immune system for example. After two years of the diet the seizures returned. Charlotte “father came across an online video of a young boy in California suffering from dravet syndrome, and he was being successfully treated with cannabis. The strain of cannabis the boy was using had minimal tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Cannabidiol (CBD) was high in this strain, it possesses all the medical properties and no
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