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Dylan Hollan . Ela 3- 6Th. Research Essay- (Word Count).

Dylan Hollan ELA 3- 6th Research Essay- (word count) April 12, 2017 Medical Marijuana Thesis Statement Introductory Paragraph Medical marijuana is a distinctly looking plant that is grown around the world and can be used medically. Medical marijuana is when â€Å"the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions† (Abuse). Marijuana plants can grow to be anywhere from twelve inches to eight feet tall, they have five leaves, and are a flowering plant. The plant is very hardy allowing it to be grown in numerous place around the world. There are a variety of different ways to intake marijuana. Smoking marijuana is the most commonly thought of method when intaking marijuana. Leaves†¦show more content†¦The National Institutes of Health (NIH) are funding many researcher to further the research and benefits of cannabinoids, THC and CBD in medical marijuana. It is believed that THC and CBD can help with killing cancer cell with radiation. With more studies being completed, along with states legalizing medical marijuana the acceptance for this once â€Å"harmful† drug is increasing. There are twenty-eight states that have legalized marijuana for medical use. The first state to legalize marijuana was California back in 1996 (What Are the Non-smoked Ways to Use Marijuana Medically? - Medical Marijuana - Within then the other twenty-seven states have followed, setting possession limits. Each state has compiled a list of approved conditions allowing patients to obtain marijuana for medical purposes. Patients also must register with the state and pay a registry fee before they are allowed to start treatment, this fee varies state to state. Some states accept other states’ registry ID card while other state do not. There are a general estimate of 2,604,079 nation wide users of medical marijuana. Although there are skeptics that say there is not enough evidence that medical marijuana is a good thing. Since medical marijuana has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), many people believe it should not be legalized. Researchers have not done enough large-scale studies to

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