Argumentative Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

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Register to read the introduction… In 1965 statistics state that there were only 18,815 people arrested on marijuana charges. According to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data there were a total of 1.5 million drug arrests made nationwide in 2011, and out of those arrests, about 750,000 were for marijuana (just under half, 49.5 percent) – that is about one marijuana arrest every 42 seconds and one drug arrest every 21 seconds in the U.S. Legalizing marijuana can lower the number of arrest in the United States. However, people against legalizing marijuana do not look at this interesting fact. The average annual operating expense per state inmate in 2001 was recorded at $22,650, or $62.05 per day; among facilities operated by the Federal
Bureau of Prisons, it was $22,632 per inmate, or $62.01 per day. Also in 2001 the average annual cost for state prisons per U.S. resident was $204, which increased enormously form the small amount of $49 in 1986. If the United States Government decides to legalize marijuana
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The physical effects (weight loss) of marijuana can be applauding. The compounds THCV and cannabidiol found in marijuana can help raise ones metabolism, speed fat loss, and lower cholesterol, states researches from GW Pharmaceuticals. A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found that obesity rates are lowered by roughly one third in those who smoke marijuanat least three times a week. P In contrast, true is that someone who is obese or who is at risk for obesity and who is not a regular smoker will not find their diet cure-all in a joint. For a non-smoker, marijuana won’t likely help you drop the pounds. I would love to sign a petition to legalize marijuana. I consider marijuana one of the greatest creations. I dont drink, I

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