You have a very good point in that animals and humans don’t always react the same way to chemicals and other things that are tested. I’d be interested to hear about any specific occurrences of this happening.
I really enjoyed how you presented and explained both sides of the issue. I think another big argument against lowering the drinking age is that the brain isn’t fully developed until the mid 20’s, and is thus effected differently by alcohol.
Studies have been going on to find out what exactly medical marijuana can be used to treat, and the effectiveness of such treatment. One study looked at the effects of medical marijuana on various neurological
What a fascinating piece Sera!
I think that the articles you chose are very relevant to the upcoming election in which people will be voting on Marijuana. I liked how you described all of the medical conditions that it treats and mentioned that it does not treat others. This helps people to have a less biased view. I think that this article (https://www.thegrowthop.com/life/relationships/marijuana-and-the-pain-in-the-neck/wcm/1a4f02de-21c4-4fc7-b3db-913a62f8b156) could allow you to share more about one specific person and her experience with medical marijuana. Your post reminded me of a video we watched in A.P. Government. I think that adding something on the legal repercussions for breaking federal law could be something to include if you ever write a broader paper about the pros and cons of medical marijuana. Thank you for writing this informative post Sera! I would love to see you write about more topics that are coming up in the election. I would be interested to read about your view on Medicare expansion.
I think plastic water bottles, and plastic in general, is very harmful to the environment. While plastic water bottles might be hard to ban, it could be easier to try and move other forms of packaged food and products from plastic packaging to things like cardboard and paper.
It seems as though many of the so called cons to medical marijuana can be easily solved or disproven. Not only are more and more viable ways to use the drug appearing, but studies are cropping up showing the
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