Persuasive Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

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Jafer Shah Teegarden-A Legalizing Marijuana In the United States, “marijuana”, is classified as a Schedule 1 Drug. A Schedule 1 Drug is a drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse. The drug or other substance also has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Over the past years marijuana research has shown that this plant has many medicinal benefits. Some states have already legalized marijuana for recreational and medical purposes. The government in the USA keeps fighting this natural product and destroying lives on account of this drug. It has been proven to be even better than alcohol and many other things in this world. Weed being a natural product has many advantages and disadvantages but the good outweighs the bad. Marijuana is not as harmful to the body as other intoxicants like alcohol, cigarettes and many more. It has never caused death or cancer. Marijuana is a stimulant to the human body. As said on about fifteen-thousand deaths are caused from alcohol every year. Also it states on in the Unites States about 440,000 die from cigarettes every year while 49,000 of those are from secondhand smoke. Marijuana when used in moderation is actually helpful the body. It can cure some diseases and also can be used as a natural stress and pain reliever. Weed does not cost nearly as much as cigarettes and alcohol. Opposed to cigarettes and alcohol you cannot become addicted to weed. Alcohol has destroyed many
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