Marijuana Should Be Made Legal

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1. The legalization of marijuana, can save South Africa money. As each year passes, south Africa spends millions of rands each year on the prevention, of usage and growth of marijuana. If this drug is made legal, the country could save this money. Marijuana ,could actually bring in a lot of revenue in the country ,as sales of this drug is relatively inexpensive to other drugs, therefore it sales. Instead of spending those millions of rands a year fighting against marijuana, which is as harmful as alcohol and tobacco , which is legal, these funds could be used b the government for education and other crimes. The country , can also use the legalization of marijuana as an economic boost. Legalization of marijuana could reduce the flow of money from the south African economy , to the international crime gangs, who deal with drug smuggling. Marijuana is also too expensive to prevent on a justice system, when the funds can be used elsewhere. If marijuana is made legal, the country could add a sin tax on it, like other legal drugs on the market, to bring in more income to south Africa. Therefore , after all the reasons stated , marijuana could bring in money into south Africa, and save south Africa money. 2. People in south Africa, can use marijuana as a medical purpose ,if marijuana is made legal. Marijuana is known as a drug, but so is alcohol and tobacco. However, alcohol and tobacco , do not have medicinal qualities . On the other hand , marijuana does have medicinal qualities. These medicinal purposes, that benefits patients suffering from cancer , glaucoma and AIDS. The benefits for cancer patients are, it helps with the first line of treatment of cancer , to help with the nausea and vomiting that is associated with cancer chemotherapy. The benefits for glaucoma patients, have resulted in the lowering of IOP when taken orally , or smoked. And the medicinal
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