Essay on Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

1152 Words Nov 9th, 2015 null Page
Washington is another great example of how much revenue can come from the legal sales of marijuana in a year. Washington sold more than two hundred and fifty million dollars’ worth of marijuana and of those sales sixty two million dollars of excess taxes were made, therefore dubbing the prediction of thirty million dollars in taxes. These numbers seemed promising to Organ and Alaska, as both the states are predicted to legalize weed in 2015. Although a facial year has not passed since marijuana was made legal, they are looking to make anywhere from $5.1 million and $19.2 million in tax revenue from commercial marijuana in 2016. All four of these states now have less inmates to provide and feed since the drug has now been made legal. However, the judicial systems of the respective states could not release inmates who were serving marijuana-related sentences due to the fact that marijuana was considered illegal at the time of their arrest. Marijuana treats many symptoms that prescription pills treat without the negative side effects. Such as Ambien a sleeping pill, if you do not fall asleep right away while taking this drug it has hypnotizing qualities. When under the influence of Ambien, people are far more open to suggestion, whether there is a third party involved or the user’s own subconscious. This means that you might end up driving your car, stealing something that you shouldn’t take, assault, or any other number of negative actions. OxyContin is a pain killer that is…

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