Annotated Bibliography: Legalization of Marijuana
Tate, Katherine, et al., editors. Something's in the Air : Race, Crime, and the Legalization of Marijuana https://lynn.on.worldcat.org/oclc/881204398
Katherine’s book offers a view of how the American drug laws have unfairly treated the African Americans and the Latinos who are arrested more often than the whites in possession of illegal drugs, more so Marijuana. The individuals are given harsh sentences likely to suggest that possession of marijuana is illegal. The author also inquires on how the legalization of Marijuana will affect the people of color (Katherine et al.). According to Katherine et al., the legalization of marijuana is necessary to safeguard the families in the minority groups in the United States from inequality and unfair treatment. The book also provides an analysis of various authors discussing health, economic, and empowerment issues and compares the various lessons on drugs in other nations.
American Academy of Pediatrics. Medical Risks of Marijuana. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2017. https://lynn.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1042329470. Accessed 22 Nov. 2019.
The book describes the various risks associated with the legalization of marijuana; for instance, the American Academy of Pediatrics has explained the dangers linked to the use of recreational marijuana. The author also describes the medicinal use of marijuana. In the book, the pediatricians need to understand more about marijuana before making decisions on how it will benefit patients. The book also consists of a collection of AAP publications that can serve as a guide more so to the legislators who may require health information concerning the effects of using marijuana for medicinal purposes (American Academy of Pediatrics). AAP policies have also been described in the book, and this can have an influence on the legalization of marijuana.
Kilmer, Beau, et al. Reducing Drug Trafficking Revenues and Violence in Mexico Would Legalizing Marijuana in California Help? RAND International Programs and Drug Policy Research Center, 2010. https://lynn.on.worldcat.org/oclc/705012346. Accessed 22 Nov. 2019.
Kilmer’s book describes why the U.S command for prohibited drugs tends to create markets for Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTO), and promotes sadism in Mexico. Furthermore, the book describes how the legalization of mar
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