Should Cannabis Be Legalised in the Uk?

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“Cannabis should be legalised.”

To a large extent I agree with this statement; cannabis should be legalised. I do feel, that legalizing cannabis would help resolve many of our country’s problems and difficulties, for example street-crime or burglary indirectly related to drugs. However I also feel that it could cause other types of problems if people don’t understand the effects of it. To many people, they see cannabis as a dangerous and damaging drug, however the effects of cannabis are sometimes not as bad as alcohol or other legal drugs.
Keeping drugs illegal will only carry on the on-going drug related cycle: people get caught with possession of drugs, their third time getting caught they get a sentence, go to prison, come out,
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Many people know cannabis to be a drug with the side-effects of paranoia, memory loss, anxiety, confuses reality and non-reality, addiction, makes you lazy, depression, orientates everything etc. So it is not a surprise that not many people want to legalize it, however 87% of people who take cannabis have never had any of these effects, and 84% of people say they wouldn’t take it even if it were legalized.
Despite this, the religious attitude toward illegal drugs and even legal drugs, affects many people. None of the six major religions permits followers to take illegal drugs. Some small groups within them may for specific reasons. But the vast majority of believers think that taking such drugs is inaccurate for many reasons; they believe that taking anything that has a negative influence on the body or mind is wrong, and some religions also believe that disobeying the law, or government, would be false, because God established it.
Jews, Muslims and Christians (apart from Rastafarians and the Ethiopic Coptic Church) are strongly against taking illegal drugs because they believe that God has give your body to you as a gift; ‘Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit.’ – 1 Corinthians 6.19. Meaning destroying it would be disobeying God. Buddhism is also strictly against taking drugs, as said in the fifth precept, ‘Abstain from anything that causes intoxication.’

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