Sociology is also another great way to research race. Race and Ethnicity became a key research topic in Sociology. Some topics and sociologists to research are:
Philosophy is a great way to research racial disparity and understand race. In your search through databases include phrases such as:
It is important to relate the research found to what we have learned in class, compare the treatment and criminalization of marijuana to legal drugs and addictive substances, this may reveal that the criminalization of marijuana was not a health care preventative measure but a weapon.
The research on the effects of marijuana is largely mixed, there is both positive and negative research on the the effects. The most negative effects are usually associated with long term, heavy use in addition to negative methods of consuming the drug. The library is a great resource. It's important to take the time to use resources like the library and search engines like Google Scholar, that can give peer-reviewed journals and research. Below are some results for both the positive, negative and mixed: