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Medical marijuana

Author: Margaret Haerens; Lynn M Zott
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays on both sides of the medical marijuana debate.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Young adult literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens; Lynn M Zott
ISBN: 9780737760569 0737760567 9780737760576 0737760575
OCLC Number: 783171175
Target Audience: Grades 10-12.
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Should medical marijuana be legal? Medical marijuana should be legal / Daniel J. Pfeifer --
Medical marijuana should not be legal / U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration --
The U.S. government should reclassify marijuana as a medically acceptable drug / Americans for Safe Access --
The U.S. government should not reclassify marijuana as a medically acceptable drug / Tom Strode --
Medical marijuana will open door to full legalization of marijuana / Christian Science Monitor --
Legalizing medical marijuana is poor public policy / Mary Pat Angelini. Chapter 2. Is medical marijuana good for society? Medical marijuana is safe and has societal value / Paul Armentano --
Medical marijuana is addictive and destructive / Brittany Farrell --
Marijuana effectively treats a number of health conditions / Center for Health and Pharmaceutical Law and Policy, Seton Hall University School of Law --
Marijuana has no proven medical value / John Hoeffel --
Medical marijuana is widely accepted and used in U.S. society / Norm Kent --
Medical marijuana is overprescribed / Emily Gibson. Chapter 3. How should access to medical marijuana be managed? Medical marijuana dispensaries need more regulation / Tristan Scott --
Excessive regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries is discriminatory / Brian Doherty --
The Ogden memo will relax medical marijuana enforcement / Christopher Beam --
The Ogden memo did not change federal medical marijuana enforcement policies / Jeralyn E. Merritt --
Veterans should have access to medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder / John Grant --
There are various obstacles to granting medical marijuana to veterans / Brian Vastag. Chapter 4. What are legal issues for patients who use medical marijuana? Medical marijuana users are a public safety risk on the road / Ralph Vartabedian --
Marijuana users and law enforcement must be educated to ensure safe driving / Paul Armentano --
Medical marijuana users should be barred from purchasing firearms / Peter Bella --
Medical marijuana users should not have to give up their gun rights / Phillip Smith --
Employees should not be fired for using medical marijuana / Kelley Vlahos --
At work, a drug dilemma / Stephanie Simon --
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Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens and Lynn M. Zott, book editors.

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A collection of essays on both sides of the medical marijuana debate.

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