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Marijuana has had a long and conflicted history in the United States: it has been celebrated by some and denounced by others, and it has played a surprising role in a range of social conflicts. Recent legalization debates continue to increase attention to its use.
Addiction is the uncontrollable craving for a pleasurable activity or a habitual relieving sensation. The sustained use of a drug or unhealthy relief mechanism develops a physiological or emotional dependence.
Family is the cradle of all cultures because it informs the larger society regarding the specifics of human needs in a given environment, and then, conversely, interprets that particular cultural solution to a coming generation through initial socialization of a child.
Ethics, too, (is) nothing but reverence for life. This is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.