Legalization Of Marijuana

As a supporter of marijuana I take on the burden of proof to convince you why the United Stated of America should change their status quo and decriminalize marijuana consumers and growers. There are often depicted stereotypes that marijuana users are hippies, teenage misfits, school dropouts, anti-social, and stupid (to name a few). The American public has also misconstrued the facts on marijuana. The American government has hidden the reality about marijuana and it is time for this to stop. Its time for the American public to hear the other side of the marijuana debate for once. Its time for the American government to pull its ugly head out of the sand and listen to many doctors and ...

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their profit is created by trafficking marijuana plus most of the dealers receive a welfare check. The welfare check, alone is not enough to support their lifestyle. This would require dealers to get jobs. This would boost the economy by having more workers. Once these people got jobs, they would have sufficient income to be taken off of welfare. This would save tax money to be used elsewhere. The unemployment rate would drop greatly and much of the money unaccounted for in the economy would show up once again. Also, by having the dealers in a workplace environment and off the street, violent crimes most importantly would decline.
When marijuana is legalized I feel that there needs to be strict regulation on it such as with alcohol and tobacco. It would be taxed just as alcohol, which would create more revenue for the government. With legalization would also come less crowded courts. This would allow for more time in prosecuting large criminals. Court costs would lower. ...

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