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Transcript: Marijuana Filip Odolinski, Oliwia Kądziela, Kuba Lubaszka 17.01.2020 Introduction Introduction • Warning ! Our presentation is not to judge anybody views or any political issues. We are not going to suggest if marijuana should be legal or no. Warning ! History of marijuana Ethmology 1. Cannabis 2. Marijuana 3. Ganja 4. Weed Where Marijuana appeared for a first time ? Where Cannabis were used for a first time ? 1. Cannabis appeared for a first time in texts from Antique Greece. 2. They were used in public baths. What are other uses of marijuana ? How cannabis was used previously ? Ropes Canvas Boats sails How it can affect you ? There is ongoing controversy around the effects of marijuana on the body. People report various physical and psychological effects, from harm and discomfort to pain relief and relaxation. Health Problems Caused by Marijuana Abuse Experts say that the pot available on today’s marketplace is more potent than ever and has high levels of THC. Continued use of powerful marijuana can cause the user to experience disturbing psychological problems. Marijuana is known for memory loss. Studies have shown that people who use weed on a regular basis have ongoing memory issues. THC moves from your lungs into your bloodstream and throughout your body. Within minutes, your heart rate may increase by 20 to 50 beats per minute. That rapid heartbeat can continue for up to three hours. If you have heart disease, this could raise your risk of heart attack. Impact on a young brain In people younger than 25 years, whose brains have not yet fully developed, marijuana can have a lasting impact on thinking and memory processes. Using marijuana while pregnant can also affect the brain of your unborn baby. Your child may have trouble with memory, concentration, and problem-solving skills. Marijuana in light of law Cannabis in Poland 2. Since 1997 possession of marijuana become a crime 1. Since 1951 marijuana is classified as a narcotic Canada and Mexico Canada and Mexico Recreational marijuana fully legalized Less than 5 grams recreational marijuana legalized Jamaica and Belize Weed’s been decriminalized in Jamaica since 2015 Jamaica and Belize In late 2017, the government of Belize decriminalized cannabis in amounts up to 10 grams. Argentina and Ecuador Argentina and Ecuador In March 2017, Argentina laid claim to the title of First Woke Country to Provide Medical Marijuana for free. Ecuador is one of the list restrictive countries when it comes to marijuana policy. While it’s still illegal to cultivate and sell it, when it comes to personal use- as long as you don’t exceed 10 grams. USA and Netherlands USA and Netherlands The recreational use of cannabis is legalized in 11 states of USA (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington), the District of Columbia, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. Another 15 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands have decriminalized. While weed has been legal to smoke in coffee shops in the Netherlands for decades, it’s been illegal to grow. But in 2017, a bill to partially legalize marijuana cultivation showed that the country may hopefully be headed for full legalization Q & A Q&A There are 4 ethmological names of (name 2 of them) In what country did cannabis appear for the 1st time? In what ways did people use to use the plant ( other than to smoke and medical purposes) In what 2 countries did marijuana become fully legal? Thank you for Your attention! THE END

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Transcript: Weed Presentation By Xavier Chase What I think.. I don't smoke but I think marijuana should be legalized. In this presentation i will be arguing on why marijuana should be legalized and will backing it up with facts. Me personality... Reason 1 choice Reason One- People should have the choice Claim Supporting claim According to the CDC website "Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States, including more than 41,000 deaths resulting from secondhand smoke exposure". But people continue to still do it and cigarette smoking is still illegal. People should have the choice to want to smoke marijuana. the CDC it states that " High blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease, and digestive problems.6,16 Cancer of the breast, mouth, throat, esophagus, liver, and colon". Also from.. Claim So if things are worse than alcohol and can cause so much damage people still choose to do it. We should still have the choice to smoke marijuana or not Claim Reason 2 Crime Reason 2- Crime will/can drop if marijuana is legalized Claim Have to worry about doing it behind closed doors and sneaking it then getting arrested and getting a weed charge/sentence. People wouldn't Number of people arrested for a marijuana law violation in 2017: 659,700 According to Claim According to the ACLU’s original analysis, marijuana arrests now account for over half of all drug arrests in the United States. Of the 8.2 million marijuana arrests between 2001 and 2010, 88% were for simply having marijuana. Support We in America have the most people incarcerated if we legalize marijuana the number of people in jail which is 2,220,300 adults were incarcerated in US in 2017 will go down Support Reason 3 being happy according to and surveyed was issued in California and Colorado where marijuana is legal and shows that "consumers are markedly more financially successful and satisfied with their lives than abstainers". Pic Pic

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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Transcript: Presented by JERI MABUTI DAHLIA NEEDS SALINAH DEAN CANDACE VALDEZ-PANOKE MAYRELLE LAFORETEZA THANK YOU! LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA W.onder Would it be benficial to the public? 83% of Americans support the legalization of MEDICAL MARIJUANA (2017) 49% of Americans support the legalization of recreational cannabis use (2017) Why is it not legalized right now? Many Americans are fine with the use of prescription drugs,alcohol and cigarettes, which can be physically harmful to the human body. Why is it not legalized right now? Many Americans also like taking part in recreational cannabis use, which have no proven harmful effects to the body. Why exactly is the government delaying the legalization of even medical marijuana in the country? I.nvestigate Why should medical marijuana be legalized? CONS CONS Medical marijuana is not a legitimate medicine. The brain is not fully developed until were 25, and using any kind of mind-altering substance impacts that development and needs to go through the FDA process. May affect development in young brains, however, if the effects are not known if they are good or bad. Irritant to the throat and lungs can cause a heavy cough during use. Smoking marijuana is associated with large airway inflammation, increased airway resistance, and lung hyperinflation and regular marijuana smokers report more symptoms of chronic bronchitis than nonsmokers. PROS PROS 01. 02. 03. Cannabis shows considerable promise in reducing chronic pain from a wide spread numbers of causes: CANCER, spinal cord injury and disease, severe epilepsy, PTSD, nausea, and glaucoma. Studies show that marijuana is less toxic than many of the drugs that physicians prescribe everyday. No reported cases of lung cancer or emphysema and DEATH have been cause by cannabis use. 04. There is a higher chance of Americans who are prescribed opiods to become addicted to their medications. S.peculate Speculations Many people believe that Marijuana can do more harm than good with daily use. How can we change the stigma on Marijuana? The FDA has approved of many medications that have negative side effects How can the FDA not approve of medical marijuana, but approve of drugs that have negative side effects, and can be potentially worse for your health overtime? According to, “marijuana is still considered a schedule one drug, meaning that it’s the DEA’s most serious category of illegal substances”. How can marijuana be considered a schedule one drug, when there has been a lot of research that proves it has many benefits? According to a report from THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF CANNABIS AND CANNABINOIDS, the report states that “The evidence suggests that smoking cannabis does not increase the risk for certain cancers (i.e., lung, head, and neck) in adults.” How can tobacco be approved, when it has been proven that tobacco is a huge reason people get lung cancer? Milesklee. “What Schedule Is Marijuana? DEA Schedule 1 Drugs and Why Classifications Matter.” Mic, Mic Network Inc., 25 Jan. 2017, E.valuate Why is marijuana so great? 2015 study shows little association b/w habitual and long term use of MJ and lung adenocarcinoma No association with squamous cell carcinoma of the lungs Can cause injury to airways, respiratory symptoms. No significant changes in lung function Marijuana has no association with lung cancer Marijuana has no association with lung cancer Dr. David Walters says that prescription drugs (Vicodin, OxyContin, morphine) have more harmful effects than marijuana. Dr. Walters has esophageal cancer. Prescription drugs have a greater abuse potential, impair one’s ability to operate machinery, prohibits people from doing daily activities, and have a high OD rate. Marijuana is less toxic Marijuana is less toxic The book MARIJUANA AS MEDICINE talks about how people suffer from chronic pain and diseases. In the book it stated that, “Cannabinoids have shown significant promise in basic experiments on pain. Peripheral nerves that detect pain sensations contain abundant receptors for cannabinoids, and cannabinoids appear to block peripheral nerve pain” Helps alleviate the pain or slow down the progress in some diseases. Helps alleviate the pain or slow down the progress ... TESTIMONIALS TESTIMONIALS " " Weed is not more dangerous than alcohol. Medical marijuana: cannabinoid oil extracts helps prevent a toddler with cerebral palsy from having seizures. HOORAY FOR CANNABINOIDS !!! Conclusion TIMELINE: PAST FUTURE NOW Medical Marijuana should be legalizd in America. LESS VISITS TO THE DOCTOR. LESS MEDICAL BILLS TO PAY HAPPIER CITIZENS IN AMERICA

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Transcript: In Nebraska the party collected 9,000 signatures to be recognized as a party, but half of the signatures were invalid New Jersey had cannabis rights activists The party was very influential throughout many states including, Illinois, Nebraska, New Jersey, Washington, Vermont, and others. Personally, both of us believe that marijuana should be legalized, but we think that the party is not strong enough to legalize it Goals of the Party Elections Taken Part in The party organizes chapters across the United States Strive to have all 50 states represented by November of 2020 They hold protest rallies across the United States History of the Party Plans of the Marijuana Party According to CBS News the Marijuana Political movement may fall. The party has lost influences, funding has decreased and support in general towards the party has decreased. With the arrival of legal recreational marijuana market in Canada it could potentially end up diminishing the party that has been campaigning since 2002. Since the party's only policy has been passed in some places the odds of survival does not look good. Many people believe the party will not last much longer and will have to depend on liberals to keep the influences going on the policies of marijuana in the United States. Our Personal Thoughts on this Third Party The United States Marijuana Party Do the Good Deed and Grow the Weed,28804,1975807_1975805_1976053,00.html Created by Julie and Collin Founded in 2002 by Loretta Null. She was from Alabama and at the time was following her misdemeanor for marijuana possession. She was the chair person of the party until she resigned in 2006 and pursued into the libertarians Party of America as a nomination of governor. The group has official party chapters in Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, and other states. In 2004, Illinois Marijuana Party leader Richard Rawlings ran for U.S. Congress in Illinois' 18th Congressional District as a write-in candidate. Rawlings ran again as a Marijuana Party write-in candidate for Congress in 2010 Edward Forchion ran for U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district in 2004 as a U.S. Marijuana Party candidate. Forchion got 4,914 votes In 2004, Cris Ericson ran for Vermont governor and U.S. senator as a Marijuana Party candidate. She went on to compete in 2006, 2008, 2014 and 2016 in Republican Party and Democratic Party primaries. Ericson was a U.S. Marijuana Party candidate for U.S. Senator and Governor of Vermont in 2010, 2012, and 2016. Cris Ericson left the marijuana party in January 2018 and was Replaced by Jakob McElwain On September 18th, 2012 the party endorsed Gary Johnson for President, the Libertarian Parties candidate They planned to run candidates for office for local, state, and national level to debate the marijuana issue whenever the opportunity arouse The primary goal of the United States Marijuana Party is to end marijuana prohibition End the War on drugs To secure the rights to use any medication that healthcare provides without the governments influence How Influential the Party is Is the Party Over? Work Cited

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