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FC: Marijuana

1: Marijuana Is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant.

2: The Hemp plant contains THC which is a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. Which is also known as Marijuana. "When used, either through ingestion or inhalation, it binds to specific receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors. In low doses, the compound causes some pain reduction, may reduce aggression, can stimulate appetite, and may help reduce nausea. Higher doses may cause the “high” associated with marijuana, leading to altered perception of time and space, and feelings of happiness or fatigue." (http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-thc.htm#slideshow)

4: Here are several ways people can consume Marijuana, Through Smoking Cooking Vaporization In strips (Like Breath freshening strips and even mixed with boiling water.

6: Cons of Marijuana loss of restlessness mood swings increased appetite . the loss of brain cells lung cancer energy loss slow confused thinking and blood vessel blockage. A Crime That's just a few .

7: Some Pros of Legal Marijuana Physician Perspectives Treating AIDS With Marijuana Marijuana for the Terminally Ill Marijuana vs Marinol Drug

8: I truly believe that Marijuana could certain people who are in pain, from terminal illness. Like patients who have Sclerosis, cancer, Aids. There are probably more illness that marijuana could help. Patient can receive them in pill form (which is Marinol, which is a capsule of Marijuana and smoked marijuana. Thats why I believe that Medical Marijuana would be good to legalize it in all states. I believe that Marijuana is a Conflict/Feminist concept because there are "powerful groups decide which drugs are illegal. I believe with them that "certain groups are singled out for their drug abuse. There has been a lack of sensitivity to the range of drug abuse experience. (Guerrero, pg. 319)

10: Medical marijuana can be used for treatment of debilitating medical conditions, such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, decompensated cirrhosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, wasting syndrome, severe debilitating pain that has not responded to other treatments for more than three months or for which other treatments produced serious side effects, severe nausea, seizures, or severe and persistent muscle spasms. http://www.drugs.com/marijuana.html

11: While Marijuana could help people in several ways there are still NO states where it is legal to use it but on the next page you can see the state where you can get a prescription for Marijuana. ***

12: States that Legalize Marijuana 1.Alaska 2. Arizona 3. California 4. Colorado 5. Connecticut 6. DC 7. Delaware 8. Hawaii 9. Maine 10. Massachusetts 11. Michigan 12. Montana 13. Nevada 14. New Jersey 15. New Mexico 16. Oregon 17. Rhode Island 18. Vermont 19. Washington

13: By Deborah Knight References http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana http://brainz.org/420-milestones-history-marijuana/ http://www.marijuana-addiction.info/Marijuana_History.htm http://www.drugs.com/marijuana.html http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/m/marijuana/index.html http://www.narconon.org/drug-information/marijuana-history.html Guerrero,Leon, Social Problems, 2011, Sage Publications

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