Discusses the pros and cons of legalization, with a pro conclusion. Shows its therapeutic properties and uses, positions of the government and physicians, side effects and risks.
# 14091 | 1,575 words | 10 sources | 1999 |
Published on Feb 05, 2003 in Medical and Health (Drugs) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs) , Medical and Health (General) , Law (General)
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From the Paper:"LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA FOR THERAPEUTIC USES
Background on and Significance of the Issue
In the midst of a formally declared national war on drug use in the United States, demands continue to be heard for the legalization of the use of marijuana. That such demands continue to be expressed by a population minority segment of substantial size at a time when the seriousness of the drug problem in the United States is not open to question is indicative of the wide divergence of opinion on marijuana legalization that exists in the United States (Clayton & Leukefeld, 1992). Added to this general controversy is the more limited demand for the legalization of marijuana for therapeutic uses (Dansak, 1997).
The focus of the debate over the legalization of marijuana shifted ..."
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