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    My research topic is whether the use of recreational marijuana should be legalized in more states, or if it should be more highly regulated. What I already knew about this topic is that there are 28 states that

    Recreational Marijuana: Yes or No?

    My research topic is whether the use of recreational marijuana should be legalized in more states, or if it should be more highly regulated. What I already knew about this topic is that there are 28 states that have...

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    • This is a very hot topic lately. I think the medical side of the arguement may also be beneficial to look at. I wasn’t aware that laws indicated whether the marijuana could be dried or not.

    • Great topic choice! There are different ways to approach the argument, but when we analyze the purpose of a law, its intent is to protect or better society in some way. Make sure when you read arguments and when you are doing research that you keep in mind that the drug should or should not be legalized based on a social good standpoint. A very good book to read on this subject is Chasing the Scream (http://chasingthescream.com/) This book more focuses on all narcotics in general, but it is very powerful and completely changed my view on drug legalization. There us a lot of research out there on Marina and how it affects the brain. I would recommend going to ncbi(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/). Tons of research to be devoured!

    • Foster, I also think that the legalization of marijuana is a hot topic that have caused a lot of controversy. I have also found that when approaching this topic, you must also take into account the controversy going on between the Republicans and Democrats. Currently, with our new republican president, Donald Trump, we have seen a lot of controversy arise between the Republicans and Democrats. I found on article on Jeff Sessions and his stance on the legalization of marijuana; you should take a lot at it.

      http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/12/jeff-sessions-coming-war-on-legal-marijuana-214501

    • I think it would be interesting to look into how the tax revenue is utilized in these states. For example, in Colorado I believe they use a lot of the marijuana tax revenue to fund their education system. This means that a lot of money is being dedicated towards drug education and prevention programs.

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    In this day and age we have a lot of things thrown at us. The impact of social media and all these news outlets and people giving us different opinions of issues left and right. Granted there are a lot of problems

    Political Issue for Me

    In this day and age we have a lot of things thrown at us. The impact of social media and all these news outlets and people giving us different opinions of issues left and right. Granted there are a...

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    • I defiantly agree that the overly violent use of guns today is unreasonable and a solution needs to be found, there are to many people who own guns for the intent to use them for violence. This creates a dangerous situation for many citizens in the United States.

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    10 qs about yourself

    -Why am I in Utah?

    -What is my best characteristic?

    -What will I do in the future?

    -When will I succeed?

    -How much money will I make?

    -Will I have a family?

    -Will I play

    10 Questions - FD

    10 qs about yourself -Why am I in Utah? -What is my best characteristic? -What will I do in the future? -When will I succeed? -How much money will I make? -Will I have a family? -Will I play sports? -Where will I live? -Can I meet an Olympian? -How...

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