Persuasive Essay: Why Should Marijuana Be Legalized?
The general concern with marijuana is the way it is distributed illegally in states that do not allow the usage or dispersal of the drug. There is also the concern that constant users of marijuana will abuse the drug if given the freedom to use it anywhere, anytime and for any reason. The laws surrounding marijuana are unclear for some states, because according to the federal Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is considered to have “no [current] accepted medical use,” and because of that is made illegal by federal jurisdiction (Hart). Although this is true, twenty-five states have legalized marijuana for medicinal usage. Many users and sellers are confused as to what is legal and what is not. Scientists all over America have been trying to come up with reasonable evidence that marijuana has medical benefits, and it is said that they have come up with little to nothing regarding exactly what marijuana can actually