Research Paper On Marijuana Use
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Post 1950 West and Marijuana
An 11 page discussion of the history of marijuana usage in countries like Great Britain, Canada, and the U.S. since the mid part of the twentieth century. The author reviews some of the critical laws regarding marijuana usage, inclusive of the 2002 decision by Great Britain to lessen the criminal penalties for possession of marijuana and to in effect look the other way, to conclude that while countries like Great Britain and Canada are slowly preparing for the leap toward legalization, the U.S. is holding back and looking at the edge. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
U.S. and EU Marijuana Law
A 10 page research paper that contrasts and compares marijuana laws in the EU to those in the US for the purposes of discerning the effects of decriminalization of this drug. The writer discusses the myths v. the fact of marijuana use; effects of decriminalization where it has occurred and the resistance of the US government to decriminalization, which is exemplified by its objections to medical marijuana use. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Marijuana Propaganda verses Fact
This 9 page paper explores the history and legality of marijuana as it exists in the twenty-first century. Admittedly, the anti marijuana stance that has existed for most of our history is attributable to considerably misunderstanding and a propaganda campaign by the US government yet the relative plusses and minuses of marijuana are still being weighed out. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
Overview of Marijuana
5 pages in length. The issues surrounding marijuana are both varied and complex. Depending upon one's personal position, marijuana may represent the complete moral decay of contemporary society or it may denote a painkilling substance for cancer patients. Even concerns as far removed as hemp products have given new light to the ongoing debate over marijuana and its usage. Historically, marijuana has been associated with a specific type of social culture: flower children, beatniks and hippies. Only in relatively recent times has the drug been more widely accepted and utilized for various purposes. The writer discusses that inasmuch as its effect is often numbing to the senses, marijuana has demonstrated itself to offer more than a quick high. Bibliography lists 7 sources.