Marijuana Control, Regulation, and Education Act

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  • Cannabis in California In this essay I will explore the positive and negative effects of

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    revenue for the California economy because it would be a taxable item that is in high demand. In the last few years there have been a few propositions to legalize Cannabis here in California. In 2009 the Marijuana Control, Regulation and Education Act was introduced to California legislators. The Act was to “remove penalties under

  • High Dreams: Taxing Marijuana Essay examples

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    High Dreams Taxing marijuana would be an asset to this country’s economy by helping them with the debts, rebuilding schools, and lowering crime rates. According to Matt Ferner of the Huffington Post, since Colorado legalized marijuana the state has made $600 million in combined wholesale and retail sales (Ferner). This can be great because the United States could pay off much of its debts. That amount of money was earned through a 25 percent tax on retail purchasing, including a 15 percent excise

  • A Paper on the Legalization of Marijuana

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    Granite Hills High School, argues that society, as a whole, will benefit from the legalization of marijuana. Terry supports his assertion by illustrating the various benefits that the legalization of marijuana can encompass such as help lower crime rates, develop the economy, and improve health. The author’s purpose is to persuade the reader so that more people will become informed of the benefits that marijuana can have on society. His audience is directed to anyone with an interest surrounding this topic

  • Marijuana: Unregulated, Undocumented, and Uncontrollable Essay

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    Marijuana has been around for a long time and its use has become wide spread in America. So much so, that an underground culture and economy have formed around it like a protective shroud. For most people, a supply of marijuana is only a phone call away (ICSDP.) Yet it has been illegal to possess, use, grow, or distribute since the thirties. Despite the possibility of becoming addicted to marijuana, many use it recreationally, while others rely on the medicinal effects of marijuana to alleviate a

  • Drugs and Alcohol Essay

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    recreational use. In the United States, marijuana has been and continues to be a very controversial drug. Some states have allowed marijuana consumption for medicinal purposes, while others have completely outlawed the drug. Those who are against the legalization and regulation of marijuana suggest the economical and health risk associated with consumption of the drug are too high. Although there is risk involved with the legalization of the marijuana, our country has already been risking too

  • Pros and Cons of Legalising Marijuana

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    theory that cannabis is a ‘gateway drug’ also arises. Despite the current marijuana laws, medical research has shown a variety of therapeutic benefits that arise from the use of cannabis. (Gowling et al. 1998, p. 446)) Revealed that ‘Over the years, cannabis has been claimed to increase appetite, relax the muscle, improve mood, relieve anxiety and combat pain and nausea’. As a result of these advantages, medical marijuana advocates support and has pushed for the legalisation of cannabis. However

  • Essay on Cannabis Legalization

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    Cannabis Legalization Discuss: “Cannabis is no more harmful than tobacco or alcohol and should, therefore, be legalised.” There has recently been much debate in the media about the decriminalisation of cannabis, both for recreational and medicinal use. This topic has proved controversial especially in political circles. Drawing on evidence from recent press reports, research on the web and recent publications, this essay will assess the evidence of how harmful cannabis really is. In 1971

  • Legalizing Marijuana, An Ethical Perspective

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    Legalizing Marijuana: An Ethical Perspective In today’s society, many ethical concerns arise on a daily basis, especially when it comes to the topic of legalizing marijuana. Many individuals have relied on the fact that marijuana was illegal, when determining whether smoking it should be considered unethical. However, many studies have shown that the effects of marijuana are not as detrimental as they were once made out to be. Legalizing marijuana can be an extremely controversial topic because

  • literature review- should marijuana be legalised?

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    Literature review The legalisation of marijuana has long been a debated subject, and not only in Australia But all around the world. People’s views in this area vary greatly, with many reasonable arguments for and against the issue. In this report, past studies and literature will be reviewed providing an understanding into the possible consequences of legalising marijuana as well as the views and debates regarded to the issue. The organisation, Gallup has been examining America’s attitude towards

  • Legalization Of Marijuan The Economic Case

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    LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA IN THE US: THE ECONOMIC CASE. BIE COOKEY-GAM ECONOMICS 280 DECEMBER 4TH 2014 JOHN WRIGHT ABSTRACT This paper intends to outline the benefits of legalization of marijuana, show the possible negative externalities from making a once illegal drug, fully legal and regulated. It also attempts