Pros And Cons Of Drug Legalization

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SUMMARY: Drug legalization advocates, Tommy McDonald and Tony Newman, in the article California Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Marijuana Legalization, published by Drug Policy, discusses that California becomes the next state to legalize recreational use by adults. McDonald and Newman support their assertion of federal legalization of marijuana by using facts and statistics. The authors discuss that other states have had a successful transition into the drug world. The authors’ overall purpose was to open the conversation of why legalization of marijuana should be legal nationwide in order to advocate for safe use of marijuana. McDonald and Newman employed an assertive yet celebratory tone to appeal to the audience’s emotions. EVALUATE: I personally
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