21st August 2018

2.5 Speech Assessment 2018

Legalisation Of Marijuana. 

Intro – Behind alcohol and tobacco, cannabis is the third most popular drug in the world, and the most common illegal one, so is it time to legalise it? This speech will show the benefits of legalising marijuana and compare it to some popular legal drugs.

Body 1 –

The biggest misconception of marijuana is the addictiveness of it. While it is considered a ‘gateway’ drug, it leads to dependence in only around 9-10 percent of adult users, while cocaine hooks about 20 percent of its users, and heroin gets 25 percent of its users addicted. The worst culprit is tobacco, with a mighty 30 percent of its users becoming dependent on it. Alcohol and tobacco are both legal drugs, yet have worse impacts then marijuana for adults. Drinking heavily or binge drinking can cause loss of life,

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