Toward a rational view of marihuana

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Statement[by] William H. McGlothlin.
SeriesInstitute of Government and Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles. MR-100, MR (Los Angeles, Calif.) ;, 100.
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LC ClassificationsAS36.C2 A35 no. 100
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Pagination26, 3 l.
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At present, our society is moving, with many bumps and stops, toward total acceptance of marijuana, as both a medical and recreational drug, not to mention a source of superior fiber, a highly nutritious oil, and new foods. In writing Becoming a Marihuana User, Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis.

I could not be more pleased to see his wise words by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGlothlin, William H. Toward a rational view of marihuana.

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In writing "Becoming a Marihuana User," Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis/5(4). At present, our society is moving, with many bumps and stops, toward total acceptance of marijuana, as both a medical and recreational drug, not to mention a source of superior fiber, a highly nutritious oil, and new foods.

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At present, our society is moving, with many bumps and stops, toward total acceptance of marijuana, as both a medical and recreational drug, not to mention a source of superior fiber, a highly nutritious oil, and new foods.

In writing Becoming a Marihuana User, Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis. Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence - Ebook written by Mitch Earleywine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Government’s The Department of Health and Human Services has approved a proposal that incorporates smoked or vaporized : Sumaiya Kabir. Society's Changing Views on Cannabis. While there is a certain amount of “generation gap” seen in the results, overall trends lean toward approval across a wide section of the population.

One of the key facts you should take from the above report is the changing view of marijuana safety. Much of the fears of marijuana's danger were.

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In writing Becoming a Marihuana User, Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis/5(4). As he explains in the new preface to his book Becoming a Marihuana User, “I liked the idea of understanding the characteristic ‘getting high’ experience not as an unmediated pharmacologically induced event, but rather as the result of users’ interpretations of those effects.”.

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As the movement for legalization of marijuana spreads across the country, it is important to weigh the possible benefits and pitfalls of cannabis use. Cannabis Consulting is both a handbook and a report from the front lines of medical marijuana use.

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selling marijuana could receive sentences of incarceration. Then, in the s, 12 states removed or substantially reduced criminal pen-alties for possession of small amounts of marijuana.1 Many observ-ers then believed that it was just a matter of time until the nation legalized the drug.

Instead, the movement toward liberalizationFile Size: KB. You can see the evolution of all three terms — “cannabis,” “marijuana” and “marihuana" -- in Google's corpus of English language books between the s and early s.

In the late. Medical marijuana — also called medical cannabis — is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to relieve serious and chronic symptoms. Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds, but two are of interest for medical purposes: THC. In writing "Becoming a Marihuana User," Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis.

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Becker, the eminent sociologist, jazz musician. This book enters through a brief history of Cannabis Sativa, it's historic medical, symbolic and religious uses. And of course the conspiracy to ban the plant, which mainstream history describes as a collaboration between a few large US companies that didnt want the competition (of marijuana superior to alcohol, hemp string superior to nylon, et cetera)/5.

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Deviance is in the eye of the labeler. At present, our society is moving, with many bumps and stops, toward total acceptance of marijuana, as both a medical and recreational drug, not to mention a source of superior fiber, a highly nutritious oil, and new foods.

In writing Becoming a Marihuana User, Becker pointed the way toward a more enlightened, rational view of cannabis. I could not be more pleased to see his wise words Pages:   Kant would object the push for the legalization of marijuana arguing that just like other drugs; Marijuana violates an individual’s duty to respect their rational nature.

Most of the arguments against marijuana are centered on the use of the drug for escapism and pleasure. Marijuana comes from the Indian hemp plant, which has been cultivated through the ages. Hemp was used in ancient China for making paper and also utilized extensively for the production of rope.

It was used so widely for rope and cord manufacturing that hemp plants were a part of most farmsteads in North America in the 19th and 20th centuries.

You can see the evolution of all three terms – “cannabis,” “marijuana” and “marihuana” — in Google’s corpus of English language books between the s and early s.

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Some people believe that marijuana is a gateway drug and is very harmful, marijuana enthusiast argue that cannabis isn’t harmful and can drastically improve the American economy. “Marijuana prohibition cost America $ billion dollars a year.”(Head ) The.