Did u know that there are already 21 states that have legalized marijuana? (medicalmarijuana.procon table 1) Im sure most of you know the more common states such as california and colorado but thats only 2 of the 21 states that legalized marijuana. Marijuana is a rapidly spreading drug it is the most used narcotic in the US. If legalized in more states then the use of marijuana will continue to grow. If we don't legalize marijuana it has a chance of going down it has been down from its all time high of the 70’s for over 20 years!(CNBC)
Why would we want to jeopardize that now? Even though it is rapidly spreading drug the percentage of users has decreased in the last few years and the trend shows that it will continue to do so slowly overtime. Of Course this is if we do not legalize marijuana in anymore states.
Marijuana does have many medical purposes which is why it has been legalized in 21 states. (medicalmarijuana.procon table 1) WhiteHouse.Gov says “maney of these state marijuana laws originated in order to create alegal deffrence to state criminal possesion laws or to remove state criminal penalties for purported medical use of marijuana.”(WhiteHouse.Gov) Marijuana has also been legalized for the pleasure some people get from its use of the nordic.(medicalmarijuana.procon table 1) The first state to legalize marijuana was California in 1996 for its medical use.(medicalmarijuana.procon table 1) The state aload 8 usable oz 6 mature plants or 12 immature plants.(medicalmarijuana.procon table 1) When they legalized marijuana in the 21 states they thought that it would help to reduce the sell of it on the streets. (Joe Messeri) Also when used in moderation marijuana usually is only about as harmful as tobacco and alcohol.(Joe Messeri) Most of the states that legalized marijuana think that that they can get more good than bad from marijuana.
Acording to WhiteHouse.Gov “State laws vary greatly in their criteria and implementations many states are experiencing vigouruse internal debates about the safty efficasy and leguality of their marijuana laws. Nor do these states laws change the criteria or process for FDA approval of state and effective medications.”(WhiteHouse.Gov) Marijuana is often left and used as a stepping stone drug to more dangerous drugs when it stops doing its job for the user. (Joe Messeri) Marijuana also has to be used in moderation but is a very addicting drug in which many will abuse and create mental and physical damage.(Joe Messeri) Then if legalized...