The illegal drug in the United States

There is a large drug problem facing the United States today, and this problem extends to all citizens. Its not just the poor and the uneducated who are effected by this problem. The most largely used illegal drug in the United States is Marijuana, and thus is the drug law enforcement and the media tends … Read more

The drug commonly known as Marijuana

Hello my name is Chenoa Gipp, an Im going to tell you about the drug commonly known as Marijuana. The scientific name being Cannabis Sativa. Cannabis is the short name for the hemp plant. It is thought to have originated in Asia an then reached Europe more than a thousand years ago. It now thrives … Read more

Alcohol vs. Marijuana

Alcohol and marijuana are two drugs commonly used and abused in the United States. Alcohol is the number one abused drug, while marijuana is number one among illegal drugs. While alcohol remains legal, and marijuana illegal, this does not necessarily mean that the alcohol is better for you. There have been many arguments where people … Read more

History of Marijuana

Because of the reliance that the United States had this falling was inevitable but it was an emergency situation. This allowed production during WWW and the positive outcome of production. As the decade progressed there was more advancement towards the elimination of the drug. Subsequently in 1942 marijuana was removed from the US pharmacopoeia. A … Read more

The History of Marijuana

Marijuana is listed as the third most common drug in the, United Sates behind alcohol and tobacco use. More than 14 million Americans use marijuana regularly regardless of the laws against its use or possession. The problems with legalization and criminalization of marijuana use have been an extremely controversial matter and have been a debatable … Read more

History of the Medical Use of Marijuana

The term “marijuana” is a word with indistinct origins. Some believe it is derived from the Mexican words for “Mary Jane”; others hold that “marijuana” comes from. the Portuguese word marigu-ano which means “intoxicant” (Geller and Boas, 1969: 14). This section outlines the many and varied uses of marihuana through history, and deals with its … Read more