The Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

1957 Words Sep 23rd, 2014 8 Pages
Micki Mooberry
Mr. Sullivan
English III
15 September 2014

Legalization of Medical Cannabis
Alzheimer disease, Glaucoma, AIDS, cancer, and over a hundred illnesses, all are adequately helped with this one drug that has been kept under lock and key by the law. Cannabis; marijuana; weed; a drug that has been around for thousands of years, yet not one death recorded, may be the most beneficial medicine out there. Cannabis is a drug that can be easily grown personally, or in a business, and is probably the safest and most organic medicine. Not only is it a natural herb, but it is also the cleanest medicine you could intake. Marijuana should be legalized for medical use in that it has incredible health benefits, and would positively bring a large crime rate shift, and would help lift the economy.
Though many disagree with the use of Medical Marijuana, there are really some amazing benefits that can help sick people. Marijuana can help treat minor sickness to some of the worst of illnesses. There are certain chemicals in marijuana such as THS, and CBD that can have a positive effect on most illnesses. ”Medical uses for cannabis date back to 2737 B.C, when the Chinese emperor and pharmacologist Shen Neng prescribed the drug for gout, malaria, beriberi, rheumatism and memory problems.” (McMullin 142) This evidence shows that not only has cannabis been around for thousands of years, but ever since, it has been used a very affective drug used for many different treatments. “In the…
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