Legalizing Marijuana by Margaret J. Goldstein
Promises and Pitfalls

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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.

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Published November 1, 2016 by Twenty-First Century Books. 104 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Law & Philosophy.

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Gr 9 Up—This book outlines the history of marijuana cultivation and use, describes current attitudes toward marijuana, and details the movement toward legalization. While this is a worthwhile resource for students researching controversial issues, the text does tend to promote only one side of th...

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