Discuss how the legislation of marijuana has affected or could affect your community.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:33 am ad1c9bdddf
The legislation of marijuana has already started to impact my community. Marijuana is currently legal in my area for medicinal purposes. As a result there have been a large number of people who have gone to their doctor- or a doctor who is willing to write a prescription - for marijuana. There does not seem to be a particular age, gender, or race bias, all are equally interested in "legal" marijuana, for a host of ...
This solution discusses how the legislation of marihuana has affected or could affect a community.
Marijuana Legalization Critical Elements
I need help addressing the following critical elements:
I. Historical Analysis: To inform your recommendations for the departmental public policy (Marijuana Legalization), Specifically:
a) Identify key trends, both modern and historical, that have shaped the evolution of the state or federal public policies surrounding the public policy issue, justifying your identifications. How have the policies around this issue evolved, and what trends have influenced this evolution?
b) Identify court cases that have shaped the evolution of the public policies related to the public policy issue,
c) How have the previously identified historical events impacted the public's perception of the relevant state or federal public policies? Provide specific examples. How has public perception evolved in relation to these specified events?
d) Predict the potential future direction of the state or federal public policies based on the previously identified historical and modern trends. How might the state or federal public policy continue to evolve?
II.a) Select a criminological theory that best explains the development of the public policies related to the issue, justifying your selection. Consider how the theory explains the previously identified influence of the trends or court cases on the development of the policies.
b) Draw connections between the criminological theory and the departmental policy. Where are there specific connections between the theory and the departmental policy?
c) Draw connections between the criminological theory and the related state or federal public policies. Where are there specific connections between the theory and the selected state or federal policies?
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