Essay on Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

1065 Words Nov 18th, 2015 null Page
Legalizing marijuana has been a very controversial topic in the world recently. Many states are thinking about legalizing marijuana. There are many reasons why this could be a great thing for the Unites states, however, there are also quite a few reasons why this could cause problems for the country. People all over the united states are asking state officials to vote on the topic. A few state officials have already ruled out legalizing marijuana, but is that the right choice? I think legalizing marijuana is a great idea. We have seen politicians fighting with the issue for months now. So far Colorado has shown us that legalizing marijuana is a very beneficial thing, I believe all the states can benefit from this.

In January of 2014 Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana. This has been huge news in the United States; I think Colorado made the right choice. This was a big deal for many of the marijuana users in the states. This ended up being a great thing for the state of colorado with legal marijuana, bringing in fifty-three million in tax revenue. This brought tons of people to the state of colorado. The resorts of colorado are expecting an influx in visitors. So this will not only help the state government, it will also greatly impact the private businesses of the state! Legalizing marijuana also greatly affected the school system. Within the first five months of 2015, marijuana becoming legal had raised more than it raised in all of 2014 for the schools.…

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