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  • The Legalization of Marijuana Essay

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    The Legalization of Marijuana in the United States The Legalization of Marijuana in the United States has been an ongoing debate since its prohibition seventy five years ago. The Marijuana Tax Act was passed in 1937; making the use of Marijuana illegal. In present day, more than 100 Million individuals in the United States of America have experimented with Marijuana. There are many pros and cons regarding this subject, but the legalization of Marijuana would benefit the United States of America

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    The Legalization of Marijuana in the United States During the 1970’s, the Federal Government outlawed marijuana as a schedule one narcotic and the fight for its legalization has been a constant battle for congress and supporters of marijuana. “Confusing messages being presented by popular culture, media, proponents of “medical” marijuana, and political campaigns to legalize all marijuana use perpetuate the false notion that marijuana is harmless” (Marijuana Legalization). With a lot of influences

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    The Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana is a very sticky subject. Throughout my life I have heard nothing but negative things said about the use of marijuana. For example, it fries your brain cells and makes you stupid. Silly statements like this are really what our society wants us to believe. But on the contrary, most of the negatives associated with marijuana could not be further from the truth. My friends, marijuana should be legalized. The legalization of marijuana is long

  • The Legalization of Marijuana Essay

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    Daniel Estrada April 19, 2012 The Legalization of Marijuana When people visualize drugs they usually picture a harmful drug like heroin or cocaine, which are very harmful drugs, but not all drugs are. Marijuana is actually shown to be beneficial to the economy and on the health of people and it should be legalized. Anthony York’s article "Doctor group wants pot legal; California Medical Assn. questions marijuana's medicinal value but urges it be regulated as alcohol is." from ProQuest, quotes

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    The debate on the legalization of marijuana is not only a national issue, but is also a personal issue for some. I will be discussing two authors, Dr. Robert L. DuPont, President of the Institute for Behavior and Health, Ex-Director for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the second White House Drug Chief who opposes legalization. He has spent decades fighting the war on drugs abuse, prevention, and reducing the use of illegal drugs. His main focus has been on public safety and health

  • Legalization Of Marijuana Essay

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    Legalization of Marijuana 1) Name of the Topic Legalization of Marijuana. 2) Summary of the Controversy Surrounding the Topic In the United States marijuana is illegal for many reasons, but are these reasons really spot on? I do agree that it can be abused but it can also be contained. Although the United States government says that marijuana is an evil, heath killing, gateway drug that is taking down our society, if people were to know the truth about the lies that started the drug wars

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    Racine Arguello English 105 Essay #4 May 15, 2014 Legalization of Marijuana In today’s society marijuana is commonly used my many teens and adults. Whether it is for medical reasons, socializing, obtaining a high, or escaping depression; marijuana has impacted the lives of humans in a lively manner. Even though marijuana is an illegal drug, it does not stop people from getting a hold of it. There is only so much law enforcement can do if the people choose not to listen. Although it affects

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    Legalization of Marijuana The United States is the largest user of marijuana in the world with more than 40% of the population having used it at least once in their lives. As a result of this overwhelming percentage, the drug problem in the United States has come to all time high and many feel, “We will never, for reasons that will shortly become clear, punish our way out of the drug crisis (Toward a Policy on Drugs).” With the lack of danger to one’s self and to society as well as the medicinal

  • Marijuana Legalization Essay

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    The pilgrims brought the first marijuana seed to America in 1629. Ever since that day marijuana has, and still does, play a major role in American history. Marijuana has always been a touchy subject, but the truth of the matter is that marijuana legalization would be beneficial for the majority of Americans. The legalization and taxation of marijuana would bring billions of dollars to the government and help tremendously with the economy. The money from marijuana could be going to help improve

  • Legalization of Marijuana Essay

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    English 3 Pg. 1 Legalization of Marijuana Imagine something that could fix the economic crisis in the United States, and stop more than 500,000 crimes in America. The legalization of marijuana would solve the issues of overcrowded prisons, and provide the states and country with more than 1 billion dollars of tax money, due the taxation of marijuana. Not only that, but it will help the fight against the Mexican cartels, and deprive them of their profit. Robert Plantson, a former leader