Secondly, many people cannot afford prescription drugs, recreational marijuana can be used for various ailments and its health benefits exceed expectation. To add, recreational marijuana is taxable! Therefore, it is money that can be put into our communities. Recreational marijuana as intimidating as some may think, can actually benefit our community in many ways. To begin, many believe legalizing marijuana would cause crime to increase, on the contrary legalizing it will lead to a decrease of crime.
Proponents of marijuana argue that there are numerous medical benefits and that the drug is not more harmful than tobacco or alcohol. On the other hand, opponents argue that marijuana is too dangerous; its legalization would increase the chances of the drug falling into the hands of teens and that marijuana use often progresses to the use of more dangerous drugs like heroin and cocaine. In the past decade, a number of movements to legalize the use of marijuana has been gaining momentum. According to the 2016 Gallup survey, a record high 60% of Americans say that marijuana should be legalized and this figure marks a 9% increase compared to 2014. Support for legalizing marijuana was 31% in 2000, 50% in 2016 before reaching 60% last year.
In this way, marijuana legalization in Colorado could hardly be concluded as a success. Marijuana legalization has caused social corruption and damaged the youth with a wrong educational environment. The use of marijuana had grown more through the legalization and become more common and familiar to adolescents. As Hopfer (2014) states marijuana legalization arouses a growth of marijuana use and associated issues, as it has been proved and therefore, the rest states should continue to prohibit
It was made illegal in the 1930’s for the same reasons as alcohol, because it was believed that it was going to do harm to society. As years have gone by, it is obvious that a mistake was made. The fact that marijuana was made illegal has created numerous problems for the United States that on the long run could have been easily avoided. Countries in different parts of the world and some states within the United States have already legalized marijuana and they have all shown positive outcomes out of their decisions. Although marijuana is illegal in majority of the states, legalizing marijuana for recreational use would bring about social and economical reforms that would help deter crime in the country, increase the amount of money the government makes, and also help people that are medically in need of the drug.
The decades following rampant marijuana use have thus presented burning discussions on the question of marijuana legality. In the old years, Marijuana had a lot of economic importance, as it was a commercial cash crop. These days many people view the marijuana as a health hazard rather than of social, political, economic importance and its cultural relevance, but people of the old days had different views and used for it. For example making
The drinking age in America has been unchanged over many years but I believe that this is one area of law that should stopped being overlooked as it may be the cause for many unforeseen negative effects. The amount of taxpayers money that is spent on the current law system is outrageous for many reasons, one reason is the number of people in jail or correctional facilities. As we move on to try and better our society in gender inequality and many other areas this is a area that deserves to be targeted as well. One of the ways we could limit the number of people in the law system is ridding the system of unjust laws. Another way is to try to teach people the effects of using alcohol in a responsible manner.
Greedily she clamoured for ever larger, ever more frequent doses. Dr. Shaw at first demurred; then let her have what she wanted. She took as much as twenty grammes a day” (Huxley 143). The truth is that not everybody is happy, but in order to control the masses and escape this hard truth, drugs are distributed and consumed. The fact that drugs are a distraction is not a secret, so instead of solving the issues at hand it is much easier to provide distractions so people will not come to a realization and revolt or cave under the
Similarly, the reduction of crime is about weakening drug cartels, which at this time take their source of income away. The ban is exactly what generates their income as it keeps their prices quite high. At the same time, the ban apparently failed to destroy the illegal drug market, as the percentage of marijuana users has increased about ten times since the drug get originally illegal. So when cannabis is illegal, users have to turn to illegal ways to get it. This is often done through criminal cartels, which are responsible for terrible violence both in the US and abroad.
The Liberal party is making marijuana legal. This is a very bad decision but they are fixing everything the Conservative and the NDP are forgetting to fix. Crime and terrorism The crime back then was pretty high because of the government themselves. They made people lose jobs and as we’ve seen from movies and history when people don’t make money they choose to join crime because people go to great lengths to make money. In modern times such as these weapons and firearms have increased and been widely available to everyone.
Introduction Though it is illegal in most countries, Marijuana/Cannabis is one of the most used drugs worldwide. In recent years however, new medicinal findings, as well as a large group of recreational users have pushed for the legalization of the drug. By already legalizing the drug, Western Australia and a few American states have paved the way for other “western” countries to continue in their path. The introduction of medical marijuana as a significant pharmaceutical requirement for certain conditions has also helped normalize marijuana for many individuals. Currently in Canada the legalization of marijuana is up for debate, with two of the three major political parties in the current election, advocating for its legalization.