Essay On Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

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Many Americans believe marijuana should be legalized for all uses. There are also Americans who do not think marijuana should be legalized. There are many reasons why marijuana should be illegal, from harming individuals to leading to other drugs becoming legal. Some may disagree by saying marijuana is for someone’s own enjoyment and does not harm anyone else. Or saying legalizing marijuana will not harm the society, but will help it. These are a few points made, you may agree, disagree, or just not be sure, but these reasons may help you decide.
An individual who uses the drug, marijuana do an extremely large amount of damage to their brains and mental states. Marijuana should not be legalized due to the fact it 's just giving permission to people to kill themselves. I see it as, if it is frowned upon to attempt suicide, then why is it okay to use the drug marijuana. Not only does a drug user abuse themselves but also their families and loved ones. Marijuana is not a cheap habit to get into, many people who use the drug are also thieves because they cannot afford it. Therefore, buying the drug puts a strain on the family’s other expenses and needs. Families also have to see the effects the drug has
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That’s one side, on the other side some may say that marijuana should be legal because it’s for the user’s enjoyment and doesn’t harm anyone else. An individual who uses marijuana has the right to do whatever he or she wants to their own body if it’s harmful or not. Nobody should be able to tell them what they can and can’t put in their body. If someone is ingesting marijuana into their own body, then it doesn’t do any harm to anyone other than themselves so it 's just fine. That’s correct to an extent, the loved one of the user still has to see the effects on the outside of their

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