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  • Persuasive Essay On Legalization Of Marijuana

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    The legalization of cannabis has been a very popular topic lately. A large majority of Americans feel that cannabis products should be legal in the United States. With new research we have found that cannabis is basically harmless, and is safer then legal products such as alcohol and tobacco. Most states have already legalized medical usage, and more states are following the trend of Colorado to legalize recreationally. Cannabis should be legal because it is a victimless crime. It is not the governments

  • Essay On Physician Assisted Suicide

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    This action, which took place but a few years after Washington’s legalization of assisted suicide in 2008, demonstrates a continuing willingness to make very controversial changes. Overall, Washington is a Democratic state in a historically liberal area of the United States with a major industry involved in health. In addition, Washington has demonstrated a tendency to promote controversial changes through its legalization of marijuana. These factors are all likely to have contributed to Washington’s

  • Persuasive Essay On Legalization Of Marijuana

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    use of weed such as Colorado, Nevada, California, Maine, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Massachusetts. At this rate, it is fair to assume that marijuana will eventually be legalized nationwide. There are many pros and cons associated with the legalization of marijuana, however I believe the pros far outweigh the cons. To make sense of the debate, we can examine the effects alcohol has on our nation. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) “Alcohol alone has caused more than 25,000 deaths

  • United States Drug Policy

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    US Drug Policy Introduction Drug policy is a crucial topic in the country today. Substance abuse, as well as drug-related crime rates, are a huge problem. This is a fact. The way to fix the problem of substance abuse, however, is widely disagreed upon. Some think that stricter laws regarding drug possession and use would solve the problem, while others believe that loosening the restrictions would be a better option. The issue of legalizing drugs, especially marijuana, is one that is debated all

  • Cannabis Legalization

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    The Legalization of Cannabis The legalization of cannabis has been a very popular topic lately. A large majority of Americans feel that cannabis products should be legal in the United States. With new research, researchers have discovered that cannabis is essentially harmless, and is safer than legal products such as alcohol and tobacco. Most states have already legalized medical use, and more states are following the trend of Colorado to legalize recreational cannabis. Cannabis should be legal

  • Legalizing The Legalization Of Marijuana

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    Evident by Colorado and Washington, “the legalization of marijuana can stop most of these possession arrests” (Levine). After the first opening of the first retail marijuana stores on January 1, 2014, Colorado had decreased crime rates, decreased traffic fatalities and increase in economic output (DPA). Since 2010, the marijuana possession arrest have went down 84% since its legalization. The tactic of legalizing, controlling, and discouraging has been proposed by the Economist, a weekly news magazine

  • Should Drugs be Legalized?

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    him that he cannot have this drug? There are millions of AIDS patients in similar tragedy. The two most harmful and dangerous substances are alcohol and tobacco. Yet, they are legal, only because they are popular. Marianne Apostolides of the pro-legalization Lindesmith Center wrote in the Wall Street Journal: "Marijuana is safer than other substances such as nicotine and steroids. Most people who use marijuana have no problem with it." “The question about legalized drugs is the defining point for

  • Legalization Of Marijuan The Hot Button Issues Of Todays Political Arena

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    Andrew Sheridan Legalization of marijuana is one of the hot button issues of todays political arena. For the last several decades the federal government has waged its infamous War on Drugs, a war on it’s own citizens which covers all manner of psychoactive substances that have been deemed illegal. Strikingly, thousands upon thousands of citizens have been incarcerated for crimes associated with the production, distribution, and the consumption of marijuana. Marijuana is a plant that has been cultivated

  • The Legalization Of Marijuana Should Be Legal

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    States the legalization of marijuana has been one of the most controversial topics around the country. It is controversial to many people because under federal law the drug “marijuana” is illegal. However due to the positive medical purposes of the drug, under state law marijuana is legal in certain states either medically or recreationally. When you look back at this history of our country, we have been through many periods of growth, expansion, and prohibition. Topics such as the legalization of alcohol

  • Sports Betting Is Bad

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    way in limiting gambling addictions and an unhealthy betting environment. These organizations and programs include the Department of Justice, Casino Control Commission, gambling hotlines, and individual betting vendors themselves. Opponents of legalization typically fail

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