Persuasive Essay About Marijuana Legalization

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The number of people outlining the many reasons why marijuana should be legal is growing daily. It is exactly in March of 2016 that the Center for Public Affairs Research has announced that 61% of Americans are actually supporting the legalization of this certain drug. The realization is growing within the minute but the legalization is still moving slowly, with only four states and the District of Columbia legalizing marijuana in the United States. I would first like to state the various steps of marijuana legalization. Netherlands is the source of the biggest restrictions on a worldwide level, starting from prostitution and assisted suicide to same-sex marriages. The Netherlands did not only make prostitution one of the most profitable, and allowable industries in the country, but also allowed the sale of weed in 1976. At this point, there is over 1,200 authorized shops that sell weed every day. A completely different type of legalization is the one done in Holland. In Holland, dealers who sell illegally are criminally charged, while all drug use is expected to people over the age of 18. Here, drug use is managed with the set maximum of 5 grams. ‘Here, you don’t have to go to jail if you’re a marijuana smoker,” says the American psychologist Art Lecesse. “The goal is to try to keep young people in particular, away from the criminal drug environment that may get them involved with the harder drugs such as cocaine and heroin.” Is the right move to legalize marijuana or
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