The Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana

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Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana is not a gateway drug and that is what I believe to this day. In today 's world there all sorts of issues with marijuana and other drug issues Prohibition against marijuana is a big deal right now. More and more states are legalizing, it may not be as fast as some people want it but they are starting off by legalizing Medical Marijuana. People that put alcohol prohibition still had people 13 years later drinking and secretly drinking.(“Repeal” SR.1) Some may have gotten arrested but they weren 't treated any differently than people getting caught with marijuana in these days. Statistics do say that black males have been the most people being arrested do to the color and how they dress.(“Repeal” SR.1) Within recent years 600,000+ people have been arrested for marijuana and 200,000+ people have been arrested for worse drugs like cocaine and heroin. There have been injustice arrests do to marijuana which has ruined many people 's lives by the reputation they got. Like in 1993 a man helped purchase a 5 pound brick of marijuana and got sentenced to life in prison without parole.(Wegman A.20) Or in 2010 Bernard Noble a father to 7 beautiful children was stopped and got arrested for a small amount in his pocket and had to serve 13 years in prison.(Wegman A.20) People are being arrested for the littlest of things and are getting a lot of years due to something that isn 't harmful. Billions of dollars are being wasted on people being placed in
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