Legalization of marijuana Essay examples

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The topic I chose is the legalization of marijuana. My research was enjoyable because I love reading on a topic that I fully support and agree with. The four sources I found are very persuading and contain strong points. I used the web for research but as I found sources, I made sure they were credible sources since this is such a debatable issue.
Jacques, Renee. "This Is Why Marijuana Should Be Legal Everywhere." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 24 Oct. 2013. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.
The topic sources addresses 8 reasons why she thinks cannabis should be legalized. Jacques examples where no one has ever died from a marijuana overdoes, around 40% of Americans have admitted to using it, the plant is much
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The sources argues prohibition is based on lies and disinformation, marijuana is not a lethal drug and is safer than alcohol, and marijuana use has positive attributes, such as its medical value and use as a recreational drug with relatively mild side effects. The information the source provides should be consider credible because not only do they provide examples from history but statistics also. The source may be slightly bias but it is important to consider because personal opinions should matter when making the laws for our country. That’s why America is a democracy right? I will use this information is my paper to argue the wrongs of our country for not legalizing the plant.
Bradford, Harry. "14 Ways Marijuana Legalization Could Boost The Economy." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 Nov. 2012. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.
The sources addresses the topic how legalizing marijuana would better the economy. Some examples include America saving $13.7 billion from abolishing prohibition enforcement costs, it's estimated that Washington's legalization of marijuana could bring the state an additional $500 million in tax revenue, Colorado's pot legalization legislation, Amendment 64, is estimated to create $60 million for the state in combined savings and additional tax…

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