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Unformatted text preview: Madison college DRUG PAPER 1 MADISON COLLEGE DRUG PAPER MEDICAL MARIJUANA 10/10/2010 Madison college DRUG PAPER 3 ABSTRACT The big question today is whether or not marijuana should be legalized for medical usage. This paper will cover some of the pros and cons of the use of marijuana in the United States and other countries. Questions are constantly being thrown around such as How does it affect the body? and What good does it do for a person? By the end of this paper, I hope to answer these questions and more. Arguments For and Against the Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana is a non-synthetic substance consisting of dried flowers, leaves, stems and seeds of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica. The color of marijuana varies, but the most common colors are green and brown. Some of common street terms for marijuana include: aunt mary, boom, chronic, dope, ganja, gangster, grass, hash, herb, kif, mary jane, pot, reefer, skunk, and weed. Marijuana is typically smoked, but can be ingested as well. It is smoked by way of a rolled cigarette (joint, spliff, doobie or blunt), pipe or water bong. It is ingested by mixing with foods such as brownies or other baked goods and is also brewed as a tea. Marijuana has several different effects when used. The intensity of the effects is greatly influenced by the has several different effects when used....
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Marijuana paper - Madison college DRUG PAPER 1 MADISON...

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