Drugs in Real Life: Marijuana, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153074
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153075
  • DDC: 362.295
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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One of today’s most controversial drugs, marijuana is seen by some as a useful medicine and by others as a dangerous drug that must remain outlawed. This title explores how marijuana affects the body, the laws and policies surrounding it, and the debate around its legalization. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Controversial Drug.
2: History of Marijuana.
3: Marijuana and Its Effects.
4: Medical Marijuana.
5: Marijuana Versus Tobacco and Alcohol.
6: Marijuana in Society.
7: To Legalize or Not to Legalize.
8: Marijuana Today and Tomorrow.
9: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.