Marijuana Legalization

Author: Jonathan P. Caulkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262427
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Marijuana Legalization from the Author: Jonathan P. Caulkins. Should we legalize marijuana? If we legalize, what in particular should be legal? Just possessing marijuana and growing your own? Selling and advertising? If selling becomes legal, who gets to sell? Corporations? Co-ops? The government? What regulations should apply? How high should taxes be? Different forms of legalization could bring very different results. This second edition of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know? discusses what is happening with marijuana policy, describing both the risks and the benefits of using marijuana, without taking sides in the legalization debate. The book details the potential gains and losses from legalization, explores the "middle ground" options between prohibition and commercialized production, and considers the likely impacts of legal marijuana on occasional users, daily users, patients, parents, and employers - and even on drug traffickers.

Legalizing Marijuana

Author: Margaret J. Goldstein
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1512411442
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Legalizing Marijuana from the Author: Margaret J. Goldstein. With the increase in states legalizing marijuana, understanding the debate about marijuana is more important than ever. Learn about the movement to legalize, the arguments on each side, and what it means for patients, state economies, and legal systems. Examine issues including the history of the movement toward legalization in the United States, efforts toward legalization around the globe, the risks/benefits of marijuana use, how it works in the body, safety regulations, economic impact of legalization, problems surrounding patchwork legalization across the nation, and the dark side of marijuana: addiction.

Legalizing Marijuana

Author: Paul Ruschmann
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438106068
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Legalizing Marijuana from the Author: Paul Ruschmann. Marijuana and prohibition -- Marijuana is too dangerous to be legal -- The dangers of marijuana are exaggerated -- Enforcement of marijuana laws is uneven, ineffective, and wasteful -- Marijuana laws must be strictly enforced -- Relaxing marihuana laws would be good for society -- Relaxing marijuana laws would lead to too many problems -- The future of marijuana policy in the United States.

Legalizing Marijuana

Author: Rudolph Joseph Gerber
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275974480
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Legalizing Marijuana from the Author: Rudolph Joseph Gerber. Highlights the failures of the government's war on marijuana, likening it to 1920s-style prohibition politics, and points to the need for citizen initiatives to change drug policy.

Legalizing Marijuana

Author: Kayla Morgan
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781616135232
Size: 17.70 MB
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Legalizing Marijuana from the Author: Kayla Morgan. This title gives readers a balanced look at the arguments surrounding marijuana legalization. Readers will learn the history of marijuana, the medical use of the drug, and its health risks. Also covered are the key players in the legalization debate and the progress of legalizing marijuana in California. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Viewpoints is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

The Legalization Of Marijuana

Author: Noël Merino
Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780737775563
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The Legalization Of Marijuana from the Author: Noël Merino. Opposing Viewpoints Series For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short, Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world.

Something S In The Air

Author: Katherine Tate
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135017050
Size: 39.28 MB
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Something S In The Air from the Author: Katherine Tate. America’s drug laws have always exerted an unequal and unfair toll on Blacks and Latinos, who are arrested more often than Whites for the possession of illegal drugs and given harsher sentences. In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? Is legalization of marijuana necessary to safeguard minority families from a lifetime of hardship and inequality? Who in minority communities favors legalization and why, and do these minority opinions differ from the opinions held by White Americans? This volume also includes analyses of the policy debate by a range of scholars addressing economic, health, and empowerment issues. Comparative lessons from other countries are also analyzed.

Going To Pot

Author: William J. Bennett
Publisher: Center Street
ISBN: 1455560715
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Going To Pot from the Author: William J. Bennett. William J. Bennett, former director of the National Drug Control policy under President George H.W. Bush and bestselling author of The Book of Virtues, and co-author Robert White provide strong societal and scientific arguments against the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana, once considered worthy of condemnation, has in recent years become a "medicine," legalized fully in four states, with others expected to follow. But the dangers are clear. According to Bennett's research, more Americans are admitted to treatment facilities for marijuana use than for any other illegal drug. Studies have shown a link between marijuana use and abnormal brain structure and development. From William Bennett comes a call-to-action for the 46 states that know better than to support full legalization, and a voice of reason for millions who have jumped on the legalization bandwagon because they haven't had access to the facts.

Considering Marijuana Legalization

Author: Jonathan P. Caulkins
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833088750
Size: 17.54 MB
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Considering Marijuana Legalization from the Author: Jonathan P. Caulkins. Marijuana legalization is a controversial and multifaceted issue that is now the subject of serious debate. In May 2014, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill requiring the Secretary of Administration to produce a report about various consequences of legalizing marijuana. This resulting report provides a foundation for thinking about the various consequences of different policy options while being explicit about the uncertainties involved.