Social and Political Issues of Addiction By (Student Name) Name of the Course Professor Location of the Institution What are the social and political implications of Cannabis sativa in United States? Currently the most common drug abused in the United States is Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) it is the major illicit drug in the past years approximately 12% of people above 12 years of age are mostly reported with cases of marijuana addiction and particularly the rate is higher among the young age consumers. The drugs considered to be illicit can be grouped into three categories: in the first category it includes those drugs that are processed or produced naturally from their plant's products for instance: marijuana opium heroin morphine. The second category includes the illicit drugs that are produced synthetically for instance amphetamine. The last category involves the drugs which become illicit after the alteration of their licit purposes. properties. REFERENCE Arria A. M. Caldeira K. M. Bugbee B. A. Vincent K. B. & O’Grady K. E. (2015 September). Retrieved March 17 2018 from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT ... (n.d.). Retrieved March 19 2018 fromwww.unodc.org 5065.1Financial Action Task Force - United States Department of ... (n.d.). Retrieved March 19 2018 from www.treasury.gov 5132.1How Would Marijuana Addiction Affect a Family ... (n.d.). Retrieved March 17 2018 from www.livestrong.com 5072.1Marijuana Use and Its Impact on Workplace Safety and ... (n.d.). Retrieved March 14 2018 from https%3a%2f%2fohsonline.com%2farticles%2f2016%2f02%2f01%2fmarijuana-use-and-its-impact-on-workplace-safety-and-productivity.aspx&p=DevEx 5068.1 National Survey Results on Drug Use 1957-2013 - MONITORING the. (n.d.). Retrieved March 17 2018 from www.monitoringthefuture.org 5077.1SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2018 February 03). Retrieved March 19 2018 from www.samhsa.gov N. D. Compton W. M. & Weiss S. R. (2014 August 28). Adverse health effects of marijuana use. Retrieved March 19 2018 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25162899 [...]
Social and Political Issues of Addiction Write a four pages paper of research about cannabis addiction, social and political implication to it in the United States.