Argument: The Negatives Of The Legalization Of Marijuana

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“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” Bob Marley said this because he believed that Marijuana should not be looked down upon, because he believes it unites one with himself and with others. It looks like Marley 's dream became a reality as proposition 64 has passed, which means that Marijuana is legal now. To consume it, one has to be at least twenty one, and the limit is an ounce. Since the proposition passes, that means the majority of people agreed with it. Obviously there will be negatives to this proposition being passed since this was pretty much tested in Colorado and Washington, and it was a huge failure since all of the Marijuana rehabilitation centers were packed and people were letting it get to their heads …show more content…
Obviously many people may have blindly voted, maybe the vote was for the best. Even many celebrities think that marijuana should be legalized, including Bill Hicks, who said, “Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?” This quote makes perfect sense because the fact is that marijuana is a natural substance and the fact thats its illegal should seem unnatural because people actually need it for depression and they don 't want to seem like they abuse the substance so not everyone wants a medical card that will allow them to legally smoke the herb, so the solution was that they just made it legal for anyone over twenty one, because people didn 't find that it made sense that alcohol was legal and marijuana wasn 't. Even the famous actress Megan Fox said “I hope they legalize [marijuana] and when they do I’ll be the first fu***** person in line to buy my pack of joints.”. This was a change that the majority of people we 're looking forward to having for many years

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