Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

1900 Words May 8th, 2015 8 Pages
Blazing New Trails
Cannabis; also known in popular slang terms as Marijuana, pot, ganja, grass, weed, dope, and Mary-Jane, are all words associated or referred to as the infamous herb. Marijuana, which refers to the green dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, contain a non-narcotic chemical called tetrahydrocannabinol, (THC). THC is the chemical that is responsible for giving users physiological effects, and used for medical patients that are suffering from illnesses such as pain, nausea, PTSD, lack of appetite, arthritis, AIDS/HIV, cancer, multiple sclerosis, seizures, Crohn’s disease, depression, and more. The potential life changing benefits marijuana have are undeniable, and Marijuana should be legalized so ruined lives and unnecessary confinement end.
As for myself, i know what it’s like to wake up every morning with a nauseous stomach, unable to accomplish much of anything in a timely manner, because of the queziness slowing me down at every move. Unfortunately for me, my family comes from a long line of stomach issues, you name it we probably have it, which means they get passed down to me. The lining of my stomach produces an excessive amount of acidity, making it extremely hard to ingest any food or drink, because the stomach is so disrupted by the acid. It doesn 't calm down until later in the day making it almost impossible to eat breakfast and sometimes lunch. Fortunately for people like myself, the state of Arizona offers the option of becoming a…

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