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Medical Marijuana

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"Medical Marijuana: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Medical marijuana
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2013
Characteristics: 222 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Margaret Haerens and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Contents: ch. 1. Should medical marijuana be legal? Medical marijuana should be legal / Daniel J. Pfeifer
Medical marijuana should not be legal / US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration
The US government should reclassify marijuana as a medically acceptable drug / Americans for Safe Access
The US 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
ch. 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 US society / Norm Kent
Medical marijuana is overprescribed / Emily Gibson
ch. 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
ch. 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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Summary: "Medical Marijuana: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Haerens, Margaret
Zott, Lynn M. - 1969- - (Lynn Marie),
ISBN: 9780737760569
0737760567
9780737760576
0737760575
Branch Call Number: 615.78270973 M4895 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Marijuana Therapeutic use United States Marijuana Law and legislation United States
Topical Term: Marijuana
Marijuana
LCCN: 2012006811
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