The Legalization Of Marijuana Should Be Legalized

1432 Words May 1st, 2015 6 Pages
The legalization of marijuana is a controversial subject; however, there are many positive arguments to support the idea. It has been scientifically proven that marijuana is not a health risk and that it is less toxic than alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, and aspirin. It has helped many people with health problems, such as, Aids, Cancer, Epilepsy, and many more. It would also bring in a large amount of tax revenue; further proving that marijuana should be legalized throughout the United States. There is a long history of various uses with this specific substance. One of the first fiber plants to ever be cultivated prior to the widespread use of cotton in the 1800s. Cannabis also known as hemp, has been referenced to have orginated from Central Asia. Cannabis was also largely used in religious settings all throughout the Middle East and India. Hemp made it’s way across the globe to Europe where its use as a fiber was widely accepted in many cultures all across the countryside. Eventually the plant landed in the Americas where it was popular for rope, paper, clothing, and many other accessories that can be made with cloth. Many people don’t know that marijuana and hemp are in fact still I use today in some products all over the world including body lotions, shampoos, and even in some make up lines. When Marijuana is smoked or digested the body intakes THC was is the main substance that gets the user the “high” effect. Thc attaches to sites on cannaboid receiptors on nerve cells…
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