Philosophy TPP 4

Philosophy TPP 4 - Marijuana is also a slang word for herb....

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Linda Martinez Philosophy TPP 4 True the Food and Drug Administration shows research that marijuana has medical value a) Mitigate chemotherapy-related side effects in cancer and AIDS patients b) Reduce ocular pressure, thus helping prevent glaucoma-related blindness c) Control muscle spasms suffered by those with multiple sclerosis. d) Chemotherapy patients, it will increase appetite and reduce nausea This piece of information is supported by the following Encyclopedia : Source Citation Asenjo, Bill. "Marijuana." The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health . Ed. Kristine Krapp. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale, 2002. 1497-1500. Gale Virtual Reference Library . Web. 20 Oct. 2010. Beneficial herb Herb is such a plant when valued for its medicinal properties, flavor, scent, or the like.
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Unformatted text preview: Marijuana is also a slang word for herb. Questionable To some it safer than aspirin, and less dangerous than cocaine There is no true sources that support part of this (safer than aspirin) but marijuana cannot be abused (overdose) compared to cocaine, which makes marijuana safer Cocaine can prescribed to patients, but not marijuana Cocaine is a drug that was used in the 1870s as a local anesthetic for eye surgery, etc. This piece of information is supported by the following Encyclopedia: Source Citation CAULKINS, JONATHAN P. "Policy Alternatives." Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior . Ed. Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt. 2nd ed. Vol. 2. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 878-882. Gale Virtual Reference Library . Web. 20 Oct. 2010....
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