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Should People Get Prescription Marijuana?

February 23, 2010
By HaleyMarie BRONZE, Carroll, Iowa
HaleyMarie BRONZE, Carroll, Iowa
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I believe this is a terrible idea. I have heard information about it all over the news and on various websites. I believe that this drug for the people in need is not a very good idea. I have a few questions that some websites have not actually answered for instance: Wouldnt people get addicted?, Cant people steal that from senior citizens?

I just believe we already have underaged smokers and drinkers and many people in Middle School up already do drugs so why make it any worse than it already is.

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on Mar. 19 2010 at 7:45 am
army_alyssa BRONZE, Wyoming, Michigan
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Well my great grandma was the first woman in grand rapids, MI to get prescribed marijuana for her cancer recovery. since marijuana makes you hungry and pushes nausia away, she took it so that she could eat and not puke all of it up. the weed kept her sane. its a good idea.

on Feb. 28 2010 at 7:18 pm
shhimhuntingrabbits BRONZE, North Port, Florida
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First off, in order to get addicted to marijuana you would have to smoke very, very heavily. In the oh so rare case where addiction does happen, the withdrawal effects and cravings are far less than they are in alcohol or nicotine addiction. And secondly, yes, people could steal marijuana from senior citizens. You know what else can be stolen from seniors? Prescription medication, cash, cars, food, and even the kitchen sink. In fact, these things can be stolen from near every household in America. Perhaps we should stop seniors from owning all these things too, even when they're helpful and used on a daily basis. Not only have you clearly not done almost any research on the subject, but you're writing is atrocious. Do your research, learn to write, and then perhaps you'll manage some intelligent criticism of current social issues.