State law vs federal law — what to know posted by marijuana doctors on 10/26/2017 in medical marijuana in the united states, we have some seriously confusing marijuana laws. Conflict theory is also helpful in understanding situations when there's a conflict of interest for example, it's been well-documented that marijuana has fewer negative health and social impacts than alcohol, but marijuana continues to be illegal in most of the usa in part because there's a lot of demand for increasing (or at least maintaining.
Legalization of drugs: conflict theory prohibition of cannabis: regulations of the sale of cannabis as a drug began as early as 1860 in the middle of the 1930’s all states began to regulate the selling of cannabis. A conflict perspective of marijuana would highlight the negative effects marijuana has on society most importantly, the social hierarchy created by income would emphasize that people of lower income levels would be more likely to use marijuana.
From the perspective of social conflict theory, substance abuse is primarily a problem of structural inequality and class conflict while substance abuse is generally omnipresent throughout society, social conflict theory argues that minorities, the lower class and other marginalized groups are more likely to disproportionally suffer negative consequences as a result of substance abuse. Symbolic interactionism, functionalism, and conflict theory what would sociological theorist from each of these three perspectives might have to say about , legalizing marijuana any help would be great. Conflict theory on marijuana paul wise the conflict theory this paper will talk about what the conflict theory is, and who it was derived from it will also give, and explain an example of what the conflict theory pertains to in modern society.
A sociological analysis of cannabis legalization in canada conflict theory comes from marxist ideology about there being different classes in society which are at odds with each other opposing classes are highlighted in prohibition as it has always victimized those of low socioeconomic status the most. According to interactionist theory, a micro level approach is needed here of this social problem came from the psas and resources the schools are providing to discourage the use and appeal of marijuana use 2 from the conflict theorist perspective, a macro or large scale generalized approach, the legalization and subsequent. 74 explaining drug use previous next learning objectives and prejudice against mexican americans for marijuana third, conflict theory emphasizes the huge influence that multinational corporations have in the marketing and sale of the legal drugs—alcohol, tobacco, and many prescription drugs—that often have harmful individual and.
What i mean by that is, when marijuana comes into play, the educational system needs the youth in order to conduct studies and observe what effects marijuana has on the youth in order to create theories and compile information about what the use of marijuana does.