Sample Thesis Paper
On the other side of the fence marijuana just like alcohol if not controlled can lead to addiction causing physical harm to the user. It is often called the gateway drug since it leads to harder drug use. Additionally it can cause affect the users judgment causing dangers similar to those in alcoholism.
Research has shown that use of marijuana has similar side effects on the brain as long term drug use. It also is more dangerous than cigarettes due to the way it is smoked. Additionally it can also cause increased aggression in individuals. Thus, if marijuana is legalized, its use should be limited in its use and should be manufactured with safety concerns in mind to avoid physical dependence on the drug and to avoid damage of lung tissue which is prevalent in research studies (Personal Health Zone, 2005).