Marijuana, the Forbidden Medicine Essay

Marijuana, the Forbidden Medicine
A detailed look at the uses of Marijuana.
# 4283 | 2,065 words | 7 sources | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Medical and Health (Drugs)

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An in-depth look at the history and usage of medical Marijuana. The author looks at marijuana usage in different cultures for different medical conditions.

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"Marijuana is the common name for a drug comprised of the leaves and flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant, cannabis sativa, which can be smoked or eaten for unique feelings. The active ingredient of marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is concentrated in the flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant. In the USA, the legality of marijuana, found to be medically useful by some, has been a controversial topic for decades (Nahas 1)."

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