Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

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Do you want to wake up every day in a society where most people are drug addicts? Do you want to interact with people that look like they 're daydreaming 24/7? Or do you, want to live in a drug-free and sane society? Magic mushrooms, MDMA, cocaine, LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide), ketamine, and lastly, marijuana. These illegal drugs are frequently used for medical purposes, but even more so, for recreational use. Cannabis, aka marijuana, is one of the most prominent drugs in the world today. Although marijuana is an illegal drug, several states in America, as well as countries like Russia, have begun legalizing marijuana. This movement will eventually lead to catastrophes. According to the national institute of drug abuse, it has been found that habitual and persistent marijuana use starting in adolescence was associated with an average loss of eight…show more content…
Legalizing marijuana will do no good other than accumulate the amount of people taking the drug. This will just lead to more people having IQ drops and physical illnesses. Is that what we want our society to be like in the future? Some might argue that legalizing marijuana may have its benefits. Technically speaking, that is true. Legalizing marijuana WILL improve one’s economy. This is because the government won’t have to spend money on building jails and treatments for marijuana use. However, without punishments, how will one learn what’s right and what’s wrong? If marijuana is legalized, and there are no more special treatments for marijuana overdose, then what will happen to those that are in need of a treatment? Is it ethical for the government to give up one’s well being just for the sake of money? There are many ways for a government to earn money other than legalizing marijuana. Legalizing marijuana is an unnecessary action. Keeping it illegal is the best thing to do for the world, for the country, and for
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