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The purpose of an informative speech is to share reliable factual information that you have acquired through research. It is not intended to promote a policy or opinion; rather, it seeks to provide a foundation for people to better understand a topic that relates to them.

Topic/Title: Medical Marijuana

Specific Statement 1: I will inform my audience on the laws about medical marijuana and the benefits within adolescent and adults.

Central Idea: With laws and limitations medical marijuana has become an uprising healing source. Medical marijuana has become substantially beneficial to adults and adolescents for varies reasons.

Main Point 1: Laws

Main Point 2: Benefits for Adolescents

Main Point 3: Benefits for Adults

APA Source/Citation: Pacula, R. L., Chriqui, J. F., Reichmann, D. A., & Terry-McElrath, Y. M. (2002, December 1). State Medical marijuana laws: Understanding the laws and their limitations journal of public health policy. SpringerLink. Retrieved February 17, 2022, from

Follow Outline format in the paper.

. Introduction

A. Attention Getter:  Something that grabs the attention of the audience.

Examples of this: startling statistics, stories, rhetorical questions, quotations, scenarios, etc. This

point should be more than one sentence long.

B. Reason to Listen:  Why should the audience listen to your speech?

C. Credibility Statement:

1. What personally connects you to this topic?

2. What type of research have you done to establish credibility?

D. Thesis & Preview of Main Points

I.  Thesis Statement:

1. First, I will describe …

2. Second, I will examine …

3. Third, I will discuss…

A. Statement of the first main point; you should not use a source in this sentence.

1. Idea of development or support for the first main point (Subpoint, Example)

a. Support material (ex: statistics, quotation, etc. cite source)

Transition: (Required) Statement of movement that looks back (internal summary)

and looks forward (preview). (Example: Now that I’ve explained X I’m going to talk about Z)

B. Statement of second main point. Do not use a source in this statement.

1. Idea of development or support for the first main point

a. Support material (ex: statistics, quotation, etc. cite source)

III. Conclusion

A. Review of Main Points:

1. Restate your first main point.

2. Restate your second main point.

3. Restate you third main point.

B. Restate Thesis:  Exact same as above.

C. Closure:  Develop a creative closing that will give the speech a sense of ending. This point may be more than one sentence. You should refer back to your Attention Getter.