Should Marijuana Be Legal? Essay

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Marijuana is recognized all over the world, it is most commonly used drug by teens. Now if it’s such a popular thing, then why ban it? The government wastes so much money on trying to control a drug that cannot be controlled. Now the crazy thing is how many deaths there is of smoking tobacco and actually drinking alcohol. While tobacco is a major cause of cancer, marijuana helps illness and is used as a pain killer. When a person is under the influence they are more likely to act aggressive, but marijuana gives a person a feeling of relaxation as most consumers would say. So how can most people say it is okay to smoke tobacco and drink alcohol? As most people think that marijuana is bad they should allow the consumers to do whatever they please with their bodies, just like tobacco and alcohol consumers do what they want with their bodies.
“About 1/6 of the population in prisons were incarcerated due directly to marijuana charges. Instead of having many crimes due to drug possession and smuggling people will be able to simply purchase it legally.”(Argumentative Essay on Marijuana Legalization). The legalization of marijuana could bring the crime rate down and our government would have to spend less money on inmates and use the money for more resourceful stuff. Why try to control something that can’t be controlled when the government can legalize marijuana and save money while earning more profit.

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