Essay on Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

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For thousands of years human beings have attempted to find ways to get passed the struggles of their lives. With the pain of the world stopping people from enjoying simple pleasures, sometimes there is a need for help. Marijuana brings millions of people relief from the pain they feel on a day-to-day basis. This completely natural plant which helped so many people has puzzled the leaders of our nation for a long time. The THC in marijuana causes its users to experience a mild-huluciginic or high. The effect that marijuana has on a person has prevented the product from being legalized. Many other details about the plant, like the speculation of it being a gateway drug, have put another blockage on its legalization. Even though there are …show more content…
As Reason Magazine editor Cathy Young implies:“...chronic-pain patients who viciously insist on using marijuana to relieve their suffering...” (Young). It help the patient ease their pain, illness such as depression can also be relieve by marijuana. However, psychologist by the name Stanton Peele states “...1970s, however, marijuana became a popular social drug among college and other youth populations. In the process, it became hard for people to take seriously the idea that marijuana was dangerous, and especially that it might be addictive...”. Even though marijuana are addict, teens often time, don’t think that it may affect them. Addiction don’t happen quickly, but as teens continues to use it, they might unable to stop the use of marijuana. Also, the use of marijuana can affects the person by causing “impairment of short-term memory, logical thinking, hallucinations, energy loss, toxic effect on brain nerve cells, risk of chronic bronchitis, impaired immune system, and etc” (about.com). Because of these of effects many people should know why they shouldn’t use marijuana. Even though some people may know about this affection, they still want to continues to use, may it be for pain killer or for fun. But the fact is that it affect our health. Marijuana usage had a bad effect on one’s body. When people use marijuana they may not know what is happening inside of them. But however, there is a strong negative effect to

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