Write a 12 page paper with bibliography. Your written assignments
must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific
citations from the week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly
sources as appropriate. Refer to the Pocket Guide to APA Style to ensure
in-text citations and reference list are correct.
marijuana was placed in Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act as
such the US government considered it to have not accepted medical use in
treatment. Currently 14 states of the 50 states have enacted
protections to citizens using marijuana for medical purpose. In this
assignment, you will consider federal legislation on this important
issue. The issue before Congress is whether to continue the federal
prosecution of medical marijuana patients and their providers in
accordance with the federal Controlled Substance Act or to permit the
use of marijuana when recommended by a physician.
Your paper should do the following:
- State your position. Your position should take that is opposite to your personal views. (
- Discuss the context of this legislation – name the expected demanders and suppliers
- Describe the expected interest groups and there specific arguments
- Describe the expected interplay between demanders and suppliers, interest groups and analyze the public policy environment.
- State your strategic policy to enhance or diffuse results of public policy environment.