In this paper I discuss why Cannabis should not be liberated in the United States. My focus and concerns are to the harm Cannabis is bringing to society now a days. In the United States more people are being influenced and being in favor of this famous “Drug Addiction” causing by illusions as ignorance is taking over and affecting a nation that is role models to many other nations. Awareness of after effects of drugs are being hidden and taken for granted as people keep on living this irresponsible life not thinking of the future. In this paper, I will consider some information based on my side of the argument.
Have you ever considered the harmful affects of marijuana? Marijuana can be a very harmful thing and it can be addictive and lead to worsening behavior: regular use of marijuana affects your education, the substance would be highly abused by people, and injuries or even death could occur when you use this drug. People take advantage of this drug, even if it is prescribed by a doctor, it is still misused. Should medical marijuana be legal in Utah? If it was legalized in Utah, there would be lots of negative things that would happen. Education and learning could be affected immensely. Injuries and even death could occur when using this drug. Environmental damage could occur.
Marijuana is becoming one of the most commonly used and abused drug in the United States. “According to government surveys, about 25 million Americans have smoked marijuana in the past year, and more than 14 million do so regularly (Norml). The reasons some people smoke marijuana can be for just relaxation, just to be curious, and more reasons. Even though marijuana is bad in several ways, it is good for one reason which is medical purposes but that does not mean it should become legal. Marijuana can cause good and bad, but the bad outweighs the good. There are numerous reasons marijuana should remain illegal.
Marijuana, a speculated harmful gateway drug where ‘Marijuana raids are more harmful than the drug itself”(Ingraham, 2017). Is Marijuana really that harmful to be illegal? Marijuana is currently illegal in some states in the U.S. and Canada for recreational use, medical use or both. Some areas already legalized the use of Marijuana like California, Nevada, etc. which is causing controversy since other states and countries won’t. Marijuana should be legal as the facts and statistics are coming out, like, the health benefits, the Economic benefits and how a low-risk drug like Cannabis compares to other legal drugs.
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Dr. Drew Pinsky once said “It would be malpractice to say cannabis isn't addictive”. In America, of the 7.3 million people charged were classified with illicit drug abuse in 2012, 4.3 million were with marijuana. The more legal and accessible marijuana gets, the worse it will be for society and the users. Marijuana needs to stay illegal. Marijuana has many effects that prove it needs to remain illegal. Marijuana largely and negatively affects your mental health, is horrible for your physical health, and ruins lives and is dangerous for the community. Looking at those three reasons we can see that marijuana needs to remain illegal because it largely affects your mental health, is terrible for your physical health, and wrecks lives and is dangerous
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A survey was taken of the general population who use a major substance, and 6.6 percent of these people reported to have used marijuana in the past month. There are many reasons floating around on why marijuana should not be a legal substance. Many people think that marijuana would alter the crime rates in the U.S since it is illegal to own or consume. The flip side to the crimes and the enforcing is that it gets expensive. So with the legalization of marijuana those costs would disappear and the tax imposed on to the drug would drive the economy up. Society would be ecstatic that the economy would begin to recover but there is still speculation that the drug would be abused. Since the drug would be such widely available that the prices
Higher income families are less likely to say “marijuana should be legal.” The value of V is 0.040 and it is not statistically significant. The percent of respondents in the highest income bracket who say “marijuana should be legal” is 37.1% compared to the percent of respondents who say “marijuana should not be legal” is 62.9%. It is a weak relationship, yet the hypothesis is supported.
Marijuana is becoming a big problem in the U.S. “over ninety-four million americans over the age of 12 have experimented with marijuana at least once. Marijuana is a plant made of dried leaves, stems, seeds, and buds of a hemp plant”(Rebecca J. Frey). Marijuana should stay illegal because it is harmful to people and has many negative affects.
In the span of 2013-14 the reports of drugs in Australia increased. There were record high reporting’s of many types of illicit drugs at the border patrol. Furthermore, many other illicit drugs had their second highest reporting in history. Cannabis is the most common drug in Australia. The number of detections of cannabis in 2013-2014 decreased, but the total weight of detected cannabis at the border control increased dramatically and was the biggest cannabis find in the last decade (Australian Drug Commission 2014). In the draft for the National Drug Strategy 2016-2025 cannabis is mentioned as a priority drug as it is the most common used illegal drug (Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs 2015). As the recent news that the Australian government is planning to legalise growing of medical cannabis there a gap in the policy of how to regulate medical cannabis and cannabis used as an illicit drug (Yaxley 2015).
Marijuana has been one of the most misunderstood herbal medicines in today 's culture. With today 's lifestyle turning to herbal, natural remedies including marijuana should be included. It boasts many medicinal qualities that society has overlooked, due to the stigma surrounding this drug. Society needs to put aside preconceived ideas that it is a drug that makes you high and realize the full potential of a natural remedy that is used to treat many conditions including cancer patients.
Cigarettes are a mixture of the most dangerous substances for humans to consume and yet they are legal and mass produced so that everyone can smoke them. Marijuana on the other hand is nowhere nearly as harmful as cigarettes but is illegal and looked at as if it were far worse than cigarettes. It is long overdue that society recognizes the fact that marijuana is better for people than cigarettes by a mile. Cigarettes are extremely more addictive than marijuana, the usage patterns for marijuana cannot compare to cigarettes, and dozens of lethal chemicals are put into cigarettes whereas marijuana is a natural plant and doesn’t contain nearly as many chemicals.