Medical Marijuana in California Term Paper by Top Papers

Medical Marijuana in California
A paper on the background and current disposition of laws in California concerning medical marijuana.
# 138556 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper looks at several acts that are pending or about to be passed in the state legislature, putting the state against the Federal government. The paper explains that medical maerijuana approval was passed in California in 1996, but the federal government continues to raid and arrest those dispensing the product.

From the Paper:

"California was one of the first states to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. A decade after California became the first US state to legalize medical marijuana, one small survey estimates that doctors have recommended the drug to about 350,000 patients" (Vastag 2006 1335). According to this article, respondents to this survey said that cannabis helped reduce their reliance on opiates. California is one of the states defying the federal government's ban on..."

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