CNL 527 Legalization of Marijuana Debate Presentation

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CNL 527 Legalization of Marijuana Debate Presentation


Legalization of Marijuana Debate (Obj. 6.3)


Your instructor will assign you one of the following positions related to the legalization of recreational marijuana use:

For Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Against Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Part 1:

Research your assigned position as well as the alternatives so you can critically engage with your opponents’ position.

In a 7-10-slide presentation, create a summary about your assigned position that describes its major tenets and arguments for them. Make sure to include the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of marijuana use in your summary.

Include a minimum of three scholarly sources in the presentation.

Part 2:

  • By Day 4, post your presentation as your initial response to the thread in the Main Forum titled “Recreational Marijuana Legalization Debate” for the topic you have been assigned.
  • By Day 5, respond to the two alternative positions with a 500-750-word rebuttal.

Days 6-7, continue the dialog with at least one of the alternative positions. Be sure to ask your opponents follow-up questions that challenge their views and answer your opponent’s questions.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.


Levinthal, C. (2016). Drugs, behavior, and modern society (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing ISBN-13:9780134003047