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Argumentative: Let's Smoke Some Pot

Uploaded by marcus_0413 on Feb 05, 2002

In most countries, marijuana is by law illegal because of its classification as an illicit drug, but the controversial issues have been established that this ?illicit drug? has improved the course of treatment for suffering patients. Marijuana has beneficial effects when used in medicinal scenarios like for example for the treatment of pain. Thus it should be an administered drug for patients who can benefit from the use of this drug. It has undergone analysis for its use as a medicine and the results have shown improvements in patients who were treated with this drug. Doctors have expressed opposite opinions, making this issue very controversial. As the debate about marijuana?s use as a medicine continues, experts have given us information pertaining to its positive effects when used properly.

Much of the controversy falls in the hands of the government, which claims that marijuana is not a safe medicine versus the doctors who research the topic for medicinal purposes. Though not all doctors feel marijuana should be a ?legal? prescribed medicine, it should be in their hands to decide it so. The Government and the Doctor?s Ethics have been questioned about the topic on marijuana use. This has ignited the controversy when it is said smoking marijuana is risky, but also recommended that critically ill patients should be allowed to use it under closely monitored settings. Doctors who are specialists who have researched much about marijuana use have authorized their patients to use this drug, but not over do it. With all the speculation, one would think that doctors wouldn?t be so eager to offer the drug as a reliever. The government proclaims there is no therapeutic value in the medicinal use of marijuana, but they do not have evidences to prove it so. As I see it, the government has demonized all drug use without differentiation and has systematically and hysterically resisted science. Possibly if the two ?sides? would work together, an agreement could be established concerning procedures for further development and treatment.

Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal street drug used by many as a depressant. It is one of the cheapest illegal drugs present in almost all over the world. It is also one of the easiest drugs to get. Because of this it is one of the most dangerous drugs, which is available to all. In reality, almost anyone can get this drug even though it...

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Uploaded by:   marcus_0413

Date:   02/05/2002

Category:   Drugs And Alcohol

Length:   5 pages (1,201 words)

Views:   1395

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