Annotated Bibliography- Legalization of Marijuana

Legalization of Marijuana: An Annotated Bibliography
February 27, 2011

70 Peer-Reviewed Studies on Marijuana - Medical Marijuana - (2010, July 30). Medical Marijuana Retrieved February 16, 2011, from
These 70 peer-reviewed medical studies involving cannabis and cannabis extracts from 1990 through 2011 are listed as Pro, Con, or Not Clearly Pro or Con, based on their conclusions regarding cannabis' potential medical benefit.   There are three types of studies; Double-Blind Human Studies, Human Studies, and Animal Studies.   I feel that these studies are a great resource of information regarding all aspects of my topic on the legalization of marijuana.
Adams, M. (2011, February 24). DEA to legalize marijuana chemical for Big Pharma but keep it a crime for everyone else. Independent news on natural health, nutrition and more. Retrieved March 1, 2011, from
Adams (2011) rips apart the DEA's move to change the classification of THC from a schedule I substance (like street heroin) to a schedule III drug (pharmaceuticals), yet the very same chemical that can be legal for corporations to sell you will remain illegal for you to grow yourself using a natural plant. I feel that this article would help to support my position on the legalization of marijuana.
Cloud, J. (2002, November 4). Is Pot Good For You?. time, 1, 1-4. Retrieved February 16, 2011, from,9171,1003570,00.html
Cloud (2002) primarily discusses the science of marijuana and it's health effects, especially it's potential medical uses in his article.   Several questions about marijuana are raised and answered in detail, such as: Can it kill you?, Does it make you sick?, Can it give you cancer?, Is it addictive?, Does it make you stupid?, What about sex?, and Do the sick really benefit? Although this...