One of the most highly debated, controversial issues facing our generation is “Should the US legalize marijuana?" Individuals deserve the right to make choices for themselves, the first reason that marijuana should be legal is that there’s no proven reason for it not to be illegal. Marijuana is proven to be a lot less dangerous than some other legal drugs, which are alcohol and tobacco also many doctors agree on the fact that it can reduce the pain of many sicknesses .in addition, if marijuana was legal, and the U.S sold it and placed tax on it they would contribute to eliminating their the first approx. 5-6 years after legalization, and would also have a lot more money for the country and less money for the drug dealers this money can also help pay for drug education program and other drug related programs. Today America spends billions of dollars every year to chase peaceful people who happens to like to get high. If this solution is solved and America just legalize the drug. Marijuana will be consumed more and there will not be any more illegal trafficking, no more drug dealers, no more illegal plantations and no more political confusion. with the comparsion of cirggarrette vs. marijuana which statics proves that it kills over 100,000,00 over the year. I feel like the biggest issue as of now is that the tobacco industry workers would lose their jobs . In Addition, calaboration of both marijuana and ciggaretts would build employment and boost our export and import markets and industrues it also build more businesses with CARICOM. Studies proved that another legal drug that should be illegal becuase of the effect it made on people is Alcohol . From my personal point of view Alcohol takes lives. It kills countless amounts of drinkers, and non drinkers who are involved in drunk driving. Children are killed all the time because of drunk driving. Families are broken, hearts are broken. Marriages are torn apart and kids lives are destroyed. Based on my research oppose to alcohol, Marijuana will calm you , instead of being the ANGRY camper it up your attiude to either Happy, Giggly and often times hungry marijuana has still being proven to have…
English 10 Pre-AP, Period 5
1 May 2013
The Problem with Marijuana
There are many issue facing America and all of Earth today. One of the biggest is on if marijuana should be legal or not. The answer should be that it should stay illegal, but many people today would not agree. This issue is big as marijuana is one of the most used drugs today and probably will stay that way for a while. This first recorded use of cannabis started in 2300 B.C. when a plant was discovered…
Marijuana is a misunderstood drug that is thought of as dangerous, when in fact it is anything but. The first and most basic reason that marijuana should be legal is that there is no good reason for it not to be legal. Some people ask “Why should marijuana be legalized?” but we should ask “Why should marijuana be illegal?” Although there are many perceived negative effects and misconceptions of marijuana, legalizing the banned drug may bring about positive social change. Such changes would be: improving…
The legalization of marijuana is a well-known social issue. No major moves have been made to encounter what should really happen. People have different standpoints on this issue. The many people for it make valid points and the many people who oppose it also give valid reasoning. The one thing to think about is, is it good for our economy as well as the community around us? There are medical and economical benefits as well as negative aspects such as more people will have…
related to marijuana. 1 out of 3 arrests are marijuana related.
Statistics has shown that marijuana is one of the least toxic substances known
Really need to put that many people in jail simple because they smoke pot?
Waste of our tax money and deprive us from freedom because they are throwing people in jail for something that is less harmful than cigarettes and alcohol
Marijuana is not harmful enough to be banned for recreational use
Overall picture, marijuana ranks…
however, would claim that it is manageable, even beneficial for the good of the nation.
One might wonder how over fifty million inmates with paid expenses and climbing charges could be maintained economically and, also, in a management sense. Under US law, inmates are granted humane treatment and basic living and functioning needs, such as water, plumbing and hygiene, and three squares a day. However, you might not know of all the extra amenities and opportunities given to US prisoners. Within certain…
imported to the Chile for its uses as fiber from the Spaniards. The Spaniards brought marijuana
to the New World in 1545. It was introduced to the English in Jamestown 1611 where it became
a huge commercial crop alongside with tobacco while also being used as a source for fiber.
Cannabis has many uses. Marijuana has been used as medical purpose for quite a long
time. Marijuana contains a mind altering ingredient called THC (delta9tetrahydrocannabinol).
Marijuana usually contains about one to seven percent of THC. THC attached to and stimulates…
Why Marijuana Shouldn’t be legalized.
Marijuana has long been around for centuries. The long and varied history of Marijuana use dates back to 1500 BC (Brief History of Marijuana). In the 1970s, many places in the United States started to abolish state laws and other local regulations that banned possession or sale of cannabis. The Federal Government classified cannabis as a Schedule I drug according to the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, which classified cannabis as having…
25 February 2014
Many people believe that marijuana should be legalized in Texas. According to the NIDA, Marijuana is a substance that has become very much a part of American culture. Its use has been increasing among young people since 2007. The federal government considers marijuana to have no medicinal uses and a high risk for abuse. However, legalizing marijuana in Texas may cause more good than harm. Two states have legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, and…
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Economic Benefits of Marijuana Legalization
Marijuana prohibition is so controversial that it has become a source of humor in comedy clubs. My favorite comic, Ahmed Ahmed, has made his case for marijuana legalization: I dated a girl for six months. She broke up with me over smoking pot. She said, “I don’t date people who do drugs; so you have to make your mind…