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Annotated bib - Patrick Williams Annotated Bibliography Carroll Jamuna Editor and Jamuna Carroll MARIJUNA cfw_Opposing View Points Detroit MI

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Patrick Williams Annotated Bibliography Carroll, Jamuna Editor., and Jamuna Carroll. MARIJUNA {Opposing View Points} . Detroit, MI: Greenhaven, and Gale, 2006. Print. Marijuana (Opposing Viewpoints) is a book designed to show both sides of the debate over marijuana. The book does not deal with marijuana’s legalization for medical purposes exclusively. The issues covered in the book include the current marijuana policies of the United States, the harmfulness of the drug, and what can be done about the illegal use of marijuana. I feel that this book’s usefulness will be invaluable to my counter argument. It presents both sides of the issue fairly and equally. It advocates marijuana as one the most therapeutic drugs on the planet, but also acknowledges that smoked marijuana contains more than 400 different chemicals – most of which that are also found in cigarettes. I feel this book will be a large resource for my paper in its entirety. Ferraiolo, Kathleen. "From Killer Weed to Popular Medicine: The Evolution of American Drug Control Policy, 1937–2000." Journal of Policy History 19.02 (2007): 147. Print.2007): 147. Print. This article from Journal of Policy History explains the growths and changes of the drug policy in the United States over the greater portion of the last century. In the early part of the century, marijuana was viewed as potentially as harmful as opium. In the later stages of the century, especially the 1990s, medical benefits of marijuana were viewed in more realistic way. The article discourses on how medicinal marijuana advocates impacted
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Williams 2 public opinion by limiting negative perceptions of marijuana users in the mass media, and promoting the government’s international pledge to pass domestic drug legislation. The medicinal marijuana movement would not be as successful if not for the ingenuity of its proponents. These advocates chose to use the sympathetic themes of debate such as
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