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Marijuana is a drug that has been used for thousands of years Marijuana was used in ancient China as far back as 5000 BC The Incans and Mayans used marijuana in religious ceremonies Marijuana also has roots in this country The Indians of the plains used marijuana in their peace pipes as a sign of friendship and peace After prohibition there was a sharp rise in the use of this drug in America but after prohibition was repealed the use went down In the 1920s and 30s the use of marijuana was primarily by the minorities In the 1930s it was common belief that minorities where inhumane and violent and people believed that marijuana was part of the cause Then in 1937 marijuana was declared illegal This was done with no research It was just assumed that marijuana caused psychological dependence provoked violent crimes and led to insanity People were told that marijuana would make people want to take a gun knife or weapon and kill someone Prohibition on marijuana was established due to a misunderstanding Prohibition has not achieved its goal and goes against an American philosophical approach I believe it is time to look at the facts and benefits and to reconsider marijuana prohibitionMarijuana has a positive effect on patients with certain diseases AIDS victims are sometimes prescribed marijuana to help increase their appetite Victims of AIDS do not want to eat and thus they do not get the nutrients they need Marijuana helps them to eat and thus enabling them to get the nutrients they need Marijuana also helps to increase the appetite in cancer patients People who get glaucomas also use marijuana It helps to ease the pain for many glaucoma patients Marijuana is very helpful to these people This is just one example of why marijuana prohibition should be reconsideredWhen comparing tobacco alcohol and marijuana there is evidence that marijuana has the least addictive power During the Nixon administration the
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