Still others may think of a marijuana user as an average person, one who smokes marijuana and who’s no different than the average cigarette smoker.What about the other type of marijuana user, though?
Some people may automatically think Reefer Madness and see the film as an extreme exaggeration of users.
Others may see it as a film with some underlying bit of truth to the dangers of marijuana.
Published by Statista, “…one of the leading statistics companies on the internet,” this resource includes a brief overview of medical marijuana. The article doesn’t advocate for or against marijuana legalization. “Adventures in Medical Marijuana with My 80-Year-Old Mother.” Huff Post.com, Oath Inc., 19 Oct. Bertrand was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease in 2003.
It includes a variety of statistics, such as the number of cannabis businesses in the United States, the average price of marijuana per gram, and in which states it’s legal to smoke marijuana. It also doesn’t state whether her mother has been helped by the drug. After 18 months of continued suffering with traditional painkillers (which led to liver failure), Bertrand began growing cannabis to help with pain.
The streets of North America are awash with drugs for unhappiness and pain.
One must not look far within our society to see there is a subculture that exists, predominantly among our youth, that embraces the use of narcotics.
This social acceptance of drug abuse has unsurprisingly allowed drug addicts to present the argument to legalize (a drug considered to be less harmful) marijuana.
Other supporters for the decriminalization of marijuana argue that marijuana provides medicinal benefits for people with chronic pain.
Marijuana has also been revealed as a conduit substance, which means marijuana use more often than not leads to experimentation and the risk of addiction to more harmful drugs.
Besides the movement to legalize marijuana for recreational abuse, there is also a movement to permit those with chronic pain to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.