Gloria Deal BU 481 Independent Directed Study 1 Unit 4 Projec

Gloria Deal BU 481 Independent Directed Study 1 Unit 4 Projec

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Gloria Deal BU481: Independent Directed Study I Prof: Theodore Alex Unit 4: Project December 6 th , 2011
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I. Introduction: Thesis: The legalization of the medical marijuana market in the United States would prove beneficial not only to the terminally ill as well as the chronically ill by decreasing pain, helping with the loss of appetite and improving problems with eyesight, but it could also help the economic market by focusing and targeting specifically toward the economy by the way that it is marketed such as ad’s and flyers (in certain magazines, billboards, television spots, etc.). II. Body: A. The summary of this research topic is the legalization of medical marijuana in the United States would prove beneficial to the terminally ill as well as the chronically ill by decreasing pain, helping with the loss of appetite and improving problems with eyesight. B. In the past marijuana has helped treat people who suffered from terminal and chronicle illness’s and has been beneficial to patents with no lasting side effects: a. The history of marijuana back then known as (cannabis) for medical use was started back in 2000 BC when it was used in Egypt to treat sore eyes (1972 National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse - Appendix, Chapter One, Part I). b. In Pre 1000 BC marijuana was used to overcome hunger and thirst, then in 1621 the medical book The Anatomy of Melancholy by English clergyman Robert Burton claims cannabis is a treatment for depression (1972
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National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse - Appendix, Chapter One, Part I). c. We then move on to pre-1700 where Marijuana was used to restore appetite and to relieve pain of hemorrhoids in Africa. At this time there were also antiseptic uses that were known to certain African tribes and various other uses, in a number of African countries that include the treatment of tetanus, hydrophobia, delirium tremens, infantile convulsions, neuralgia, cholera, menorrhagia, rheumatism, hay fever, asthma, skin diseases, and protracted labor during childbirth (1972 National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse).
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Gloria Deal BU 481 Independent Directed Study 1 Unit 4 Projec

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