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2. Drug legalization would cause many health problems too. Depending on the drug, it can either damage your liver, lungs, heart or anything inside of you (basically). Which ultimately will age you faster than you already look and cause death rates to raise even higher than they probably are already.
So tell me friend, why do you believe (or think) that drug legalization is good and should be implemented?
Con said: " Drug legalization would truly in my opinion do nothing but cause more chaos then there already is. Because all drugs are are something to alter your mind and when your in that state of mind your not thinking straight. Who knows, you might even end up in jail or something. Or worse for that matter. People are doing dumb things today even though the drugs aren't even legal."
Wow, I didn't know all the people I know who take drugs are causing chaos and make people do dumb things. To Con, Have you ever had a cold, or flu, or any other acute illness? if you've ever been sick you most likely took a drug to make yourself feel better right? Are you saying we should ban all medical drugs to?
Lets talk about Cannabis, I also want to post this video about legalizing marijuana by Prince EA. I'm not sure if CON will bother to listen to the video so I found the lyric video, just read the lyrics. Everyone keep in mind that even he links we post on here are apart of our arguments so CON take a look at this video.
Con you cannot ague your points out of your emotions and possible experience. All types of drugs should be analyzed and tested to study if it'll have a positive effect medically to help cure more diseases in the world and confirm no human can get addicted to the drug.
(Oh and thanks for sending the video).
Look, marijuana does have DMT which makes you hallucinate and dream somewhat, but you know what else has DMT? Us humans have DMT also. Our DMT is in our penial gland hidden inside our brain in the shape of a cone. DMT is found in many plants. Look at this article I found which explains DMT.
N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a naturally-occurring psychedelic drug of the tryptamine family. This drug is found not only in many plants, but also in trace amounts in the human body, where its natural function, if any, is undetermined. Structurally, it is analogous to the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) and other psychedelic tryptamines such as 5-MeO-DMT, bufotenin (5-OH-DMT), and psilocin (4-HO-DMT). DMT is created in small amounts by the human body during normal metabolism by the enzyme tryptamine-N-methyltransferase. Many cultures, indigenous and modern, ingest DMT as a psychedelic, in either extracted or synthesized forms. When refined, DMT is a clear to white, crystalline solid. However, DMT found on the illicit market is commonly impure and may appear yellow, orange, or salmon in color, unless special care has been taken to remove these impurities. Such impurities result from degradation or originate from plant matter from which the DMT may have been extracted. A laboratory synthesis of DMT was first reported in 1931, and it was later found in many plants.
Here is the article link check it out: http://forums.strainhunters.com...
I found another article also look.
So if it"s already in your body"?
DMT can be extracted from many different kinds of plants such as many strands of the acacia plant, and different reed plants. This chemical is found in everything from the roots to the actual flowers of these plants. Extracting the chemical from these plants is somewhat difficult, and if you were not a good chemistry student you most likely will have some difficulty. Plants are not the only way of obtaining more DMT then what is naturally occurring in your body. Bufo toads are also a way of extracting this chemical compound. These toads naturally occur in Central and South America, and have been used in these countries for spiritual practices for thousands of years. This toad produces venom which needs to be "milked" by stroking the underneath of its chin to stimulate an attack response so it produces this venom. Despite the.....
Thanks anyways for your time in this debate. I did wanna say I learned a few new things from you and I appreciate your straight forwardness, but I still hold to my belief/opinion on drugs not being legal. Good day.
Well my Round 3 post was cut off because Con only limited 4,000 characters, hence why I put the dots, but lets keep going. I want to list 10 facts about marijuana from Drug Policy Alliance. Here is the link followed by the facts.
Fact #1: Most marijuana users never use any other illicit drug.
Marijuana does not cause people to use hard drugs. Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug in the United States today. Therefore, people who have used less popular drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and LSD, are likely to have also used marijuana.
Fact #2: Most people who use marijuana do so occasionally. Increasing admissions for treatment do not reflect increasing rates of clinical dependence. According to a federal Institute of Medicine study in 1999, fewer than 10 percent of those who try marijuana ever meet the clinical criteria for dependence, while 32 percent of tobacco users and 15 percent of alcohol users do.
Fact #7: Marijuana use rates in the Netherlands are similar to those in the U.S. despite very different policies. The Netherlands' drug policy is one of the most non punitive in Europe. For more than twenty years, Dutch citizens over age eighteen have been permitted to buy and use cannabis (marijuana and hashish) in government-regulated coffee shops. This policy has not resulted in dramatically escalating marijuana use.
Fact #10: Roughly three quarters of a million people are arrested for marijuana each year, the vast majority of them for simple possession. Police carried out 749,825 arrests of people for marijuana violations in 2012, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual Uniform Crime Report. Marijuana arrests comprise nearly one-half (approximately 48 percent) of all drug arrests reported in the United States. Approximately 42 percent of all drug arrests nationwide are for marijuana possession.
Now this is for Con, by your account name and looking at your profile you are obviously a woman of God yes, or I'm somehow mislead by what I've read? have you not read this passage from the Bible?
God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed which is upon the face of all the earth.…To you it will be for meat." … And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. (Genesis 1:29-31) The Bible predicts some herb's prohibition. "Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times, some shall … speak lies in hypocrisy … commanding to abstain from meats which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. (Paul: 1 Timothy 4:1-3) The hemp plant (scientific name: cannabis, slang: marijuana) is one of the many useful herbs "yielding seed after its kind" created and blessed by God on the third day of creation, "and God saw that it was good." (Genesis 1:12) He gave hemp for people to use with our free will.
How was cannabis used in Biblical times and lands?
Cannabis was used 12 ways: clothing, paper, cord, sails, fishnet, oil, sealant, incense, food, and in ceremony, relaxation and medicine. For so the Lord said unto me, "I will take my rest and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs. For afore harvest, when the bud is perfect and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks and take away and cut down the branches." (Isaiah 18:4-5)
In the end I just want to say, Con never offered any counter attacks towards any of my statements, she also never stated any facts but only stated her opinions which I believe do not count towards anything on Debate.org. Cannabis itself is not the problem, it's just how we interpret it and look at it. I really wish I could go on and say more but I'm running out of space here. Thank you everyone for reading the debate and for your time.
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Vote Placed by bsh1 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro was a bit short with Con--conduct to Con. Pro's arguments were more developed and had sources to support them. Those points to Pro. Pro's formatting was a bit clunky--try to space things out more and to bullet arguments in a logical, step-by-step way. Anywho, I go Pro.
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