colonist grew hemp (a marijuana plant) often for use in textiles or even things like making rope. By the1600s, farmers in colonies like Virginia, Massachusetts and Connecticut were growing the plant. Today, thaU.S Food and Drug Administration has approved two drugs with THC that are prescribed in pill form(Doweiko, 2013). NATIONALHouse Bill 6517 or the Philippine Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, which seeks to legalizemedical marijuana for medical purposes, is pending before the House of Representatives. It is yet the most
debatable bill in the history of the Philippines, most of the senators didn’t like the idea of making marijuanaas an alternative medicine. Since, it will serve as a ticket for many people to use marijuana illegally, or theycan also abuse it (Ramos, 2018). President Rodrigo Duterte who is known for his war against drugs projects,also approved marijuana as a medical supplement. The advocates of the legalization of the substance had alsoassured that access to the drug will only be for qualified patients. Some parents of the children with seriousmedical conditions had also called for the passage of the measure. (Melamede, 2018)LOCALA study of Castra (2012) stated that, in Batangas there are balance percentage of people who wantedto to make marijuana legal and illegal. Because for them marijuana is used as a medical supplement indifferent parts of the country and it is proven effective, as long as it will be used responsibly, no harm willever come in their province. On the other hand, others believe that using marijuana as a alternative medicinewill be the bridge of other people to incorporate with unnecessary things, such as using marijuana as a drugsupplement that can lead in addiction of a lot of people.
CHAPTER IIIRESEARCH METHOD AND PROCEDUREThis chapter presents the research design, respondents of the study, research instrument and datagathering procedure.Research DesignThe study used a quantitative research, to know the perception of the students in using marijuana as