A majority of doctors would approve the use of medical marijuana, according to a new survey we were surprised by the outcome of polling and comments, with 76 percent of all votes in favor of the. Opponents of medical marijuana regulations claim that there is not enough research to warrant medicinal use, but supporters of medical marijuana point to the 5000 years of history where cannabis was widely used as evidence for its medical efficacy. Marijuana can help drug users prevent, control and even stop hard drug use with us states legalizing marijuana by popular vote, some politicians, including boston mayor marty walsh and new jersey governor chris christie, are still calling marijuana a gateway drug the gateway theory argues that because heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine users often used marijuana before graduating to harder.
Marijuana should be used in the united states legally for medical and recreational purposes because for medical purposes it relives chronic back pains and pain from chemo and radiation for recreational purposes it makes things around a person 10x better and heightens some peoples self esteam. Vote of citizens who are not expert judges of medical efficacy, side-effects, abuse potential, the american medical association, the american college of physicians, the american nurses association, case in the us where states have enacted legislation that makes smoked marijuana available for medical purposes without fda approval’ vi. As of this month, 35 states and the district of columbia permit some form of marijuana consumption for medical purposes new york is one of the latest states to defy the tired edict of the.
You should vote to legalize medical marijuana because a small amount of thc controls severe tremors for my friend steve who has parkinson’s disease, it controls severe nauseousness for my friend. In 1996, california voters passed proposition 215, making the golden state the first in the union to allow for the medical use of marijuana since then, 30 more states, the district of columbia, guam and puerto rico have enacted similar laws as of jan 22, 2018, the vermont legislature passed adult. Marijuana seems to yield considerable medical benefits for many americans with ailments ranging from glaucoma to cancer, but these benefits have not been accepted on a national level medical use of marijuana remains a serious national controversy. States with medical marijuana laws allow the drug to be used only for medical purposes, for which people would need a prescription this map shows laws regarding marijuana in each state as of. Polls consistently show the vast majority of americans support allowing seriously ill patients to use marijuana for medical purposes with their doctors’ approval because congress and the dea have failed to make medical cannabis legal — despite ample evidence of its safety and efficacy.
In the additional 19 states where marijuana for medicinal purposes is legal, regulation varies widely, with certain states, such as california, so lax about criteria for a medical marijuana card. According to a poll conducted by huffpost and yougov shortly after the doj announced new federal prosecution guidelines for marijuana at the state level, 56 percent of americans surveyed said they are opposed to the federal government interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for either medical or recreational purposes. The legalization of medical marijuana has more support among us doctors than among consumers, a new survey found the survey of more than 1,500 doctors and nearly 3,000 consumers found that 69.
Why marijuana should be decriminalized public health, and socioeconomic mobility while some citizens exclusively support decriminalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, others argue that the recreational use of marijuana should also be a legal act (stack) in the 18 th century, american medical journals advocated the. Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in america (behind only alcohol and tobacco), and has been used by nearly 100 million americans according to government surveys, some 25 million americans have smoked marijuana in the past year, and more than 14 million do so regularly despite laws against its use. In a paper released on feb 15, 2008, the american college of physicians (acp) stated its support for the use of nonsmoked forms of thc, research on the benefits of medical marijuana, review of the federal scheduling of marijuana, and exemption from criminal prosecution.
Not only is it used for medical purposes, it's the best form of stress relief in most cases people turn to tobacco to relieve their stress comes from smoking a cigarette, putting a dip of skoal in you mouth i really don't see why congress can't pass the vote to have marijuana legal there are less tragic accidents that happen from. With states legalizing marijuana by popular vote, some politicians, including boston mayor marty walsh and new jersey governor chris christie, are still calling marijuana a gateway drug. Medical marijuana angelica andrade com/172 november 10, 2014 university of phoenix medical marijuana the use of medical marijuana has been a controversial issue for thousands of years the debate over whether marijuana should be legalized has long troubled american citizens.