Lealazation Of Marijuana Essay, Research Paper
Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded
Leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant. Marijuana is the name
given to the plant cannabis sativa. The legalization of marijuana would not
only bring the pointless bickering to a screeching halt, but also tend to those
who need relief from pain and certain diseases. All forms of marijuana are
Mind-altering drugs. The ingredient that gets you high in marijuana is called
Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. The marijuana plant also contains
More than 400 other chemicals.
Marijuana can be taken many different ways including making special
tea brews with the leaves, smoked in a pipe or a joint, or consumed through
the mouth in foods. When a person is on marijuana they may feel dizzy and
have trouble walking, seem giggly for no reason, and have very red,
bloodshot eyes. They may also have trouble remembering what just
happened recently. When the affects fad the user may fell very sleepy or
tired. When it is smoked it can make the person not feel pain or forget about
troubles or worries.
Marijuana was first cultivated in China around 4,000 BC Today
marijuana is cultivated all over the world. China, Korea, Italy,
Hungary, Russia, and France are among the countries that grow hemp for
fiber, paper, and other products. One race of hemp will produce as much
paper as four acres of trees. Marijuana is also used to make cloth and rope.
The original drafts of the Declaration of Independence were written on hemp
paper. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew Hemp. Washington,
Our first president, said ?Make the most of the hemp seed. Sow it
Marijuana alleviates symptoms of glaucoma, multiple sclerosis,
AIDS, migraines and other debilitating aliments. In 1988 the DEA?s own
administrative law judge concluded that ?Marijuana is one of the safest,
therapeutically active substance known to man.? Today over 35 states have
passed legislation permitting the medical use of marijuana. The hemp seed
is natures perfect food. The oil from hemp seeds has the highest percentage
of essential fatty acids and the lowest percentage of saturated fats. Sterilized
hemp seeds are commonly sold as bird seeds.
Marijuana is the most frequently used illegal drug in the U.S. Some
people say that marijuana is a gateway drug, that?s why they will not
legalize it. But yet, scientist have no proof that marijuana is a gateway drug.
Scientists also have no proof that marijuana relates to any mental illnesses.
No matter what people say or do they will never be able to stop the flow of
marijuana in the U.S.
I feel that marijuana should be legalized because what anyone does on
their own time should be their business, as long as it doesn?t interfear with
others. More than 400,000 Americans die form disease related to cigarette
smoking each year. More than 150,000 Americans die of alcohol abuse each
year. But in 10,000 years of marijuana usage, no one has ever died from
marijuana! If that statement isn?t enough to legalize marijuana I don?t know