Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

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In most countries, the use of marijuana that is also commonly known as marijuana is considered illegal. Small amount of marijuana have been allowed in some regions such as Europe, North America and South America. In the United States, some states such as Arizona, Delaware and Colorado have also legalized the “State Medical Marijuana Law” for several beneficial causes. Overall, the legalization of marijuana has have positives and negatives effects to the world for many reasons.

Primary causes of legalized marijuana in some states are for significant medical benefits, especially for patients suffering from cancer. Marijuana has been prescribed by doctors for use to deal with a condition that is known as cancer chemotherapy. There have been numerous medical benefits associated with the use of marijuana among patients currently undergoing chemotherapy. The uses of marijuana and cannabinoids that most directly impact the patient with cancer are: nausea, pain, and anorexia and weight loss (Kramer, par 26). Marijuana is also helpful in the treatment of depression, chronic pain, insomnia and epilepsy. This has seen in some states, such as Colorado, where they legalize marijuana because of its medicinal capabilities. Marijuana is not likely to cause or lead to harm or injury. A practical effect of the legalization of marijuana is it has helped the elimination of pain and suffering among people. Marijuana has many positive attributes that could help people in everyday life.


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