scholarly conversation on a topic has changed (Marijuana legalization)


The intermediate draft should be an 800-1,000 word literature review that argues how a scholarly conversation about your chosen topic has changed—or not changed—over a period of time, using two sources published between 2000 and 2010 and two sources published between 2011 and 2017. You should integrate summarized, paraphrased, and quoted materials from your four sources to demonstrate your understanding and provide support for your thesis.

– The outline provided with the thesis and main points.

– The paper should contains an introduction with the thesis, a background information paragraph about marijuana and it’s history, 3 body each compare one main point and how it changed between 2 sources (one from 2000-2010 and the another from 2011-2017), and an conclusions

There are the sources that must be used:

1- Ashley C. Estoup, Claudine Moise-Campbell, Malini Varma & David G. Stewart

“The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Adolescent Use, Consequences, and Perceived Risk”, Substance Use & Misuse, 51:14, 1881-1887, DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2016.120062 (2016)

2- Best, David, et al. “Cannabis Use in Adolescents: The Impact of Risk and Protective Factors and Social Functioning.” Drug & Alcohol Review, vol. 24, no. 6, Nov. 2005, pp. 483-488. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/09595230500292920.

3- Keyes, Katherine M., et al. “How Does State Marijuana Policy Affect US Youth? Medical Marijuana Laws, Marijuana Use and Perceived Harmfulness: 1991-2014.” Addiction, vol. 111, no. 12, Dec. 2016, pp. 2187-2195. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1111/add.13523.

4- Khatapoush, Shereen and Denise Hallfors. “‘Sending the Wrong Message’: Did Medical Marijuana Legalization in California Change Attitudes about and Use of Marijuana?” Journal of Drug Issues, vol. 34, no. 4, Fall 2004, pp. 751-770. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/002204260403400402.