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Down's Syndrome
Down's Syndrome
Down\'s Syndrome Down\'s Syndrome Down\'s syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down\'s syndrome has forty-seven chromosomes instead of the usual forty-six. A relatively common genetic disorder, Down\'s strikes 1 out of 600 babies. In 95 percent of all cases, the disorder originates with the egg, not the sperm, and the only known risk factor is advanced maternal age-at age 35, a woman has 1 chance in 117 of
Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving a
Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving a
Down\'s syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down\'s syndrome has forty-seven chromosomes instead of the usual forty-six. A relatively common genetic disorder, Down\'s strikes 1 out of 600 babies. In 95 percent of all cases, the disorder originates with the egg, not the sperm, and the only known risk factor is advanced maternal age-at age 35, a woman has 1 chance in 117 of having a baby with Down\'s; at 40
To Take Or Not To Take
To Take Or Not To Take
To Take Or Not To Take Word Count: 1622 To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. Th
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. The studies outdated a
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana About Medical Marijuana Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States for all purposes - industrial and recreational, as well as medicinal until 1937. Today, only eight Americans are legally allowed to use marijuana as medicine. NORML is working to restore marijuana\'s availability as medicine. Medicinal Value Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the s
Marijuana As A Medicine
Marijuana As A Medicine
Marijuana As A Medicine Marijuana As A Medicine If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn\'t you ask for medication? What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all? If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal? Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything
Nuclear Power: Cons
Nuclear Power: Cons
Nuclear Power: Cons Nuclear Power: Cons Since the days of Franklin and his kite flying experiments, electricity has been a topic of interest for many people and nations. Nuclear power has been a great advance in the field of electrical production in the last fifty years, with it\'s clean, efficient and cheap production, it has gained a large share of the world\'s power supply. However with the wealth of safer alternative sources of electricity, the dangers involved with nuclear reactors to huma
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs I. The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs A. Introduction (Pg\'s 1-2) II. Aspirin (Pg\'s 3-6) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment III. Sulfa Drugs (Pg\'s 7-10) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment IV. Antibiotics (Pg\'s 11-14) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Ef
Blindness
Blindness
Blindness Word Count: 518 The term blindness implies total or partial loss of vision involving both eyes. The exact level of vision defined as blindness, however, varies in different countries because of differing legal or social requirements. In the United States, blindness is defined as unimprovable vision of 20/200 (6/60) or worse. This means that an individual is generally considered blind who, even with the use of ordinary eyeglasses, can see no better at 20 ft (6 m) than a person with nor
Cannibis Sativa
Cannibis Sativa
Cannibis Sativa Word Count: 619 Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cultivati
MArijuana
MArijuana
MArijuana Word Count: 3800 Beatriz Lama Pérez Marjory Hutchinson ENG – 190 9 December 1999 Legalization of Marijuana For many years the use of marijuana for medical purposes has been an issue of controversial discussion. Many claim that marijuana is a drug that has proven itself to be of no medical value in the treatment of terminal illnesses. Those who feel this way, usually ignore the long history of marijuana’s medical uses; a history that goes back thousands of years ago. The drug has aided
Word Count: 982
Word Count: 982
THC Word Count: 982 THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and 1900, European and American medical journals published more than 100 articles on the therapeutic use of the drug known then as Cannabis indica (or Indian hemp) and now as marijuana. It was recommended as an appetite stimulant, muscle relaxant, analgesic, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant. As late as 1913 Sir William Osler recommended it as the most satisfactory remedy for migraine headaches . Today the 5000-year medical history of cannabis has been
Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance?
Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance?
Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance? Hemp: A Help or a Hindrance? Hemp, also known as Cannabis sativa, marijuana, grass, and by many other names, has not been a legal commercial crop in the United States for almost sixty years. As common two centuries ago as cotton is today, hemp is not seen on the market. As many groups fight for hemp to become legalized as a drug, many people are battling for the plant to become legalized for its industrial and medical uses. From Disney Indiana Jones hats to fuel for
Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?
Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?
Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health? Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health? Recreational use of marijuana has been going on for many years, and like cigarettes many people refuse to listen to health reports. More and more reports are coming out on the effects of marijuana on the body. Just how harmful marijuana can be is questionable. Some health reports state that it is very detrimental to the body while others are explaining how chemicals extracted from the marijuana plant
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid?
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid?
Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid? Is The Illegalization of Marijuana Valid? The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the United States. Its use as a medicine has existed for thousands of years in many countries world wide and is documented as far back as 2700 BC in ancient Chinese writings. When someone says ganja, cannabis, bung, dope, grass, rasta, or weed, they are talking abo
Legalization of Drugs
Legalization of Drugs
Legalization of Drugs Legalization of Drugs Man, as a creature, is inherently bored. Since the dawn of time, it has been the natural instinct of man to find alternative methods to enhance his being. The many means by which man has turned to include sex, gambling, and the consumption of substances beyond the requirements of nutrition. The consumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. The question then becomes, who are we to place labels on certain substa
Marijuana: The Legalization
Marijuana: The Legalization
Marijuana: The Legalization Marijuana: The Legalization Their Side: After the sustaining vote in November of 1996 and coming into effect the beginning of this year, marijuana is now legal to medical patients in California and Arizona. Proposition 215 reads as follows: The people of the State of California hereby find and declare that the purposes of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 are as follows: (A) To ensure that seriously ill Californians have the right to obtain and use marijuana for medi
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana Legalization of Marijuana What is marijuana? According to Harvard Medical Professor Lester Grinspoon, it is a miracle drug, one that prevents blindness, acts as an appetite stimulant for AIDS patients, and prevents muscle spasms in epileptics. When speaking of the same plant, head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics for over thirty years, Harry J. Anslinger said that this evil weed led to killings, sex crimes and insanity. How can two such highly respected experts h
Legalization of Marjuana
Legalization of Marjuana
Legalization of Marjuana Legalization of Marjuana Drug use is becoming more common today than in recent years. Almost anywhere we look, we can find some relation to drugs or drug paraphernalia. In fact, 63% of you stated in my survey that you had smoked marijuana in the past. That number is scary, since 81% of you are under 25 years of age and have your whole lives ahead of you. Some of you may be thinking So What Bill Clinton has admitted smoking marijuana, and he is President. Well, that su
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana Drugs are a major debate it the world we live in today. Drugs are gaining more and more attention. More and more people are using drugs then ever before and there is no decrease in the amount of drug users. One of the most commonly used drugs is marijuana. In todays world marijuana is growing and is looking to be legalized in California for medical uses only but that will lead to many other problems in the near future. Marijuana is the most used drug in the U.S. besides toba
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cultivation of the ma
Legalization of Marijana: For
Legalization of Marijana: For
Legalization of Marijana: For Legalization of Marijana: For It\'s time we put to rest the myth that smoking marijuana is a fringe or deviant activity, engaged in only by those on the margins of American society. In reality, marijuana smoking is extremely common, and marijuana is the recreational drug of choice for millions of mainstream, middle class Americans. According to the most recent NIDA data1, between 65 and 71 million Americans have smoked marijuana at some time in their lives, and 10
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical a
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical a
Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical and Legal Battle Marijuana: A Horticultural Revolution, A Medical and Legal Battle For years there has been a wonder drug which has befriended countless sick patients in a number of countries. A relatively inexpensive drug that is not covered by health care plans which has aided the ill both mentally and physically--marijuana. Significant scientific and medical studies have demonstrated that marijuana is safe for use under medical supervision and
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes In 1936 when Marijuana was made illegal it was considered a medicine in good standing with the American Medical Association. At the time Marijuana could be found in twenty eight different medical products and countless other consumer products. On November 5th, 1996 California and Arizona passed propositions allowing the return of medicinal Marijuana use. The campaign in 1936 to make Marijuana an illegal substance was championed b
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed Mary Jane: The Devil Weed ABSTRACT: This paper, entitled Mary Jane: The Devil Weed? attempts to examine what we know about marijuana and what problems are associated with its use. The paper examines briefly the history of marijuana legislation, marijuana\'s known effects, and conclusions about its danger. Early in this century, the government waged a war of terrorism on marijuana, or cannabis sativa. By 1937, forty-six states had laws against the use of marijuana, a
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana
About Medical Marijuana About Medical Marijuana Marijuana is medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States for all purposes - industrial and recreational, as well as medicinal until 1937. Today, only eight Americans are legally allowed to use marijuana as medicine. NORML is working to restore marijuana\'s availability as medicine. Medicinal Value Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the s
Use of Marijuana As Medicine
Use of Marijuana As Medicine
Use of Marijuana As Medicine Use of Marijuana As Medicine If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn\'t you ask for medication? What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all? If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal? Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over
Pass The Weed
Pass The Weed
Pass The Weed Pass The Weed The cries of conservatives across America has grown to a riotous roar. The problem is that the long-standing and unjust prohibition of the psychoactive drug marijuana has been lifted by voters in Arizona and California. Under the new law, doctors can prescribe marijuana to those patients who can possibly benefit from the drug\'s medicinal purposes. Used for alleviating pain and suffering, the drug can provide needed relief for many people. However, to the concerned,
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana In this report I will show you my views on Marijuana, if it should be legal, for medical and/or recreational purposes. Marijuana has many names: Dope, Marihuana, Ganja, Pot Mary Jane, Cannabis Sativa (Scientific) to name a few. Marijuana originated in the middle east (Taiwan, Korea). China plays an important part in Marijuana\'s history. Hoatho, the first chinese physician to use Cannabis for medical purposes as a painkiller and anesthetic for surgery. In the Ninth Century B
Proposition 215: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?
Proposition 215: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?
Proposition 215: Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Proposition 215: Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Medical Marijuana Initiative Section 1. Section 11362.5 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read: 11362.5. (a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. (b) (l) The people of the State of California hereby find and declare that the purposes of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 are as follows: (A) To ensure that seriously ill Californians have the right
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes
Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes? Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes? Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to decline with the advent of alternative drugs. Injectable opiates and synthetic drugs such as aspirin and barbiturates began to replace marijuana as the physician\'s drug of choice in the twentieth-century, as their results proved to be more consist
The Advantages of Being Legal
The Advantages of Being Legal
The Advantages of Being Legal The Advantages of Being Legal Matt Streett English 102D There are many arguments on the question of whether or not to legalize marijuana. The benefits of legalizing marijuana include its medicinal value and its many uses to produce commercial products like paper, rope, oil, textiles, and canvas. Another good reason to legalize marijuana is that hundreds of thousands of non-violent drug offenders are overpopulating prisons, costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Leg
The Need To Legalize Pot
The Need To Legalize Pot
The Need To Legalize Pot The Need To Legalize Pot Just in, California has become the first state to legalize pot! Unfortunately, for all you proud owners of a two-foot-bong or a three-inch bowl, you must have a prescription from a medical doctor before you light up. Perhaps it\'s only a crack in the ice, but it is a start to a long-awaited, controversial issue that needs to be touched upon again. In the fall of 1996, Proposition 215 was passed in California, legalizing the medical use of mariju
Weed
Weed
Weed Weed Wether you call it Hemp, Mary Jane, Pot, Weed; it doesn\'t matter. It is still Cannabis Sativa, or cannabis for short. And it is still illegal. The use of marijuana as an intoxicant in the United States became a problem of public concern in the 1930s. Regulatory laws were passed in 1937, and criminal penalties were instituted for possession and sale of the drug. Marijuana refers to the dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, which contains the non-narcotic chemical THC at va
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!!
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!!
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!! Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!! Man, as a creature, is inherently bored. Since the dawn of time, it has been the natural instinct of man to find alternative methods to enhance his being. The many means by which man has turned to include sex, gambling, and the consumption of substances beyond the requirements of nutrition. The consumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. The question then becomes, who are we to place
Is There Any Medical Potential For Marijuana?
Is There Any Medical Potential For Marijuana?
Is There Any Medical Potential For Marijuana? Word Count: 5227 Is There Any Medical Potential for Marijuana? Marijuana is one of the oldest cultivated plants (Nahas 8). Since it became illegal in 1967, there have been questions of whether or not it is good for purposes, such as medicine, other than being a leisure drug. Debates between pro and con groups for the use of marijuana in the medical profession, have been heated and in recent months, referendums have been pasted in a least three state
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA: THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA Is the illegalization of marijuana valid? The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heated controversies ever to occur in the United States. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social issues [Paper Title]: [Text]: THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA Is the ill
Legalize marijuana
Legalize marijuana
Legalize marijuana Word Count: 801 If Marijuana Were To Be Legal Drugs are a major influential force in our country today. The problem has gotten so out of hand that many options are being considered to control it or even solve it. Ending the drug war seems to be a bit impossible. The war on drugs seems to be accomplishing a lot but this is not true. Different options need to be considered. Legalization is an option that hasn\'t gotten a chance but should be given one. Although many people feel
Legalize maruana debate
Legalize maruana debate
Legalize maruana debate Word Count: 1613 The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other ; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician\'s Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legal
Marijuana (Mary Jane)
Marijuana (Mary Jane)
Marijuana (Mary Jane) Word Count: 619 Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cul
Marijuana laws
Marijuana laws
Marijuana laws Word Count: 990 The Question we must ask ourselves is Why is a drug that has so many beneficial uses illegal? Is it because it leads to Harder drugs, the health problems, the addictiveness, the short-term memory impairment, the auto accents or is it simply because politicians. We have grown up learning that marijuana is a terrible drug, and that using it gives us brain damage, kill all of our brain cells, and makes us lose our memory. The fact is though, that marijuana does not e
Legalization of marijuana Legalization of Marijuan
Legalization of marijuana Legalization of Marijuan
Legalization of marijuana Legalization of Marijuana (Cannabis) is highly logical in a day where alcohol and tobacco products, (although restricted by age) are available to millions of people every day Legalization of Marijuana It\'s hard to imagine a plant being outlawed. This plant has been here as long as man and used for centuries for a wide variety of reasons by him. Medicine, fiber, rope, clothing, and paper are merely a few of its uses. The cannabis plant, also known as marijuana, has bee