Should Marijuana Be Legalized For Recreational Use? Essay

1809 Words Feb 18th, 2015 8 Pages
Picture living in a world where marijuana is so free that even your 12 year old son or daughter could get their hands on it without hardly any effort. Well that’s the world parents, law enforcement officers and government officials would have to live in if the bill gets passed that marijuana is federally legal for recreational use. Marijuana is a hallucinogen that affects the brain and alters your awareness. For years there have been debates weather not marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. people who stand for marijuana will often compare marijuana to prohibition however they are both two different things. comparing marijuana to prohibition is like comparing Meth to Advil they are both drugs but one drug has a more dangerous effect on the brain then the other.The more logical way to stop social , economical and political problems from happening when the drug is legal is to not legalize the drug at all.
All over america marijuana related incidents have taken the lives of millions of American Teens and legalizing the drug would just add fuel to an already burning fire. Marijuana is also highly addictive especially in the hands of teens with no self control or discipline and finally legalizing would allow teens to explore more dangerous and stronger drugs. To Start The phrase "marijuana doesn 't kill but alcohol does" is heard all over the united states by pro Marijuana groups. However thats not the case. Marijuana contributes to death related accidents the…

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