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Cuevas Sanchez 1 Rebeca Cuevas Sanchez Heather Clark Eng-111 Composition Position Paper July, 13 ,2016 Cannabis surprising hidden uses. Cannabis is been in our history for centuries it has travel around the world the uses that brings us are various Marijuana is being used a recreational drug used to reduce stress or motivate the mind, or being a beneficial medicine for individuals who have a terminal illness.The cannabis variety most known as hemp can be used for fabrication for clothing, paper, fuel, plastics, nutritious food,even construction materials. The fact is that cannabis has been misunderstood, terminally given a reputation that made it illegal but despice all these beneficial uses in United States some states allow even if is against federal law. Cannabis could indeed be the answer of many issues we have today. Like the beneficials found in medical marijuana or the potential industrial grown that can even help the environment. Marijuana has an unpleasant reputation, actually every time we hear this word we immediately associated with a hippie from the 70’s, Bob Marley, or better example Cheech and Chong characters who are always in trouble for being high, forgetful, but mostly in good spirits. Then again is associated with low life individuals with nothing to fight for or as many put it the first introductory drug before staring even more harmful drugs. Cannabis is been portrayed as a drug just to get high we got so concentrated on only this issue we forgot where it came from. The fact is that marijuana does not really mean being stoned all the time .This regulations end up
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Cuevas Sanchez 2 as an excuse to target minorities, pushing all the cannabis market marijuana and hemp to the black market. In the 1930’s they start seeing cannabis as an addictive hallucinating , dangerous drug, that make the individuals who uses it really violent people, a gateway to other more addictive dangerous drugs like cocaine or heroin… etc. with potential harms in the health. “Bureau of Narcotics and dangerous drugs now better known as Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.) was created to directly to control the recently increase of Marijuana consumption to banned the sale and use with the bill “The Marijuana Tax of 1937”. During this time D.E.A. also ran a campaign misinforming citizens with movies and propaganda about that issues this violent narcotic, Marijuana, the effect in our society that were destroying the way of live originally name “Tell your children”then “Reefer Madness” is full of cautionary advertising film.The movie is about a murder criminal case with cover ups and even suicide all because of the use of Marijuana. Lines throughout the movie have a cautionary tone voice is just full of exaggerating story on the effect of marijuana. It was meant to terrified anyone that was thinking about using it one of the lines a character Dr. Carroll, who is a drug expert and a concern individual who work in informing the town on the alarming side effects “ ...Failing this, the next tragedy may be that of your daughter's... or your son's... or
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