Provide a 6 pages analysis while answering the following question: Positive Benefits of legalization of Cannabis. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. As such, there is much controversy as people are urged to stay away from the drug. I believe that cannabis’s negative effects have been exaggerated because of those who abuse it. However, nobody cares to mention its medicinal users under a prescription. I also feel there are other more dangerous drugs that are legal yet they cause deaths. Over 2000 lives are claimed by aspirin annually, but aspirin is a legal drug but cannabis has not claimed a single life, yet it is denied legal status. I believe that legalization of cannabis will revolutionize medicine and economic status of many people which will then impact on the overall economy.
The sources reviewed in this research were sourced from peer-reviewed journals and credible publications which have the authority and expertise to offer reliable information about cannabis. The research process includes the selection of the sources to use based on the criteria of currency, relevancy and demonstrated the positive benefits of cannabis. My audience group is a university group whose members are neutral and uninformed about the topic. As such, this research seeks to review sources which are very informative and credible. The review of the sources in this research should support my thesis that legalization of cannabis will revolutionize medicine and economic status of many people which will then impact on the overall economy. To achieve this, my research seeks to avail evidence and examples which support that there are many benefits of cannabis and therefore, it should be legalized.
Marijuana has attracted massive controversy throughout history. The debate centers on marijuana being a very addictive drug which is very dangerous. However, research has proved that marijuana has the potential of relieving pain, treatment of glaucoma and prevention of vomiting. Science has also proven that the field of medicine has been awed by the many health benefits of the drug. The legalization of marijuana is still pending as the American .justice system remains undecided about the fate of the drug.