pot speach - Henk Meijers Com 110 Professor Ter Haar...

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Henk Meijers Com 110 Professor Ter Haar September 28, 2007 Marijuana Purpose statement: The purpose of my speech is to inform the audience about some of the reasons and benefits of decriminalizing marijuana through statistics and other information that I have learned through my research. I will also explain the difference between decriminalization and legalization. Thesis statement: The decriminalization of marijuana Out line: Introduction I. Weed, pot, reefer, chronic, bud, dope, hydro, home grown, ganja, mary jane… I’m not talking about spider man, I’m talking about marijuana the most commonly used drug in the world. II. There have been a lot of talks about legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana, and many countries have already taken steps in this direction. III. After a lot of research and many discussions I have come to the conclusion that marijuana should be decriminalized across America to prevent . Body I. I will start by telling you a bit about marijuana and its properties. a. The main active chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol)
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b. The THC binds itself to certain nerve endings in the brain. c. The THC kicks off a series of cellular reactions that ultimately lead to the high that users experience. d.
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course COMM 110 taught by Professor Terhaar during the Fall '08 term at Dordt College.

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