Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Essay

839 Words Mar 30th, 2016 4 Pages
In today’s society, one of the growing disputes is the legalization of marijuana. In this day and age people partake in marijuana for several various reasons. Rather the use for it be for their medical health or personal use, marijuana has become a big part of our society. The government in the American keeps arguing against this natural product and rescinding lives on credit of this drug. But oddly enough scientists have been confirmed to be even better than alcohol and various other substances in our society. Marijuana being a natural substance has many advantages and disadvantages, but the good outweighs the bad. I’m going to demonstrate the benefits that marijuana brings medically, economically, and environmentally are significant enough to legalize its use medically or recreational.
In the standpoint of America 's battle on drugs, marijuana is one of the biggest opponents. Since alcohol and tobacco, are both two life endangering substances, which are legal it is an applicable question to ask why marijuana is still illegal. Alcohol once upon a time as we all know during the prohibition, was once illegal. The motive that it was illegal was because the ill effects that alcohol caused made people fight for the prohibition cause. Then to raise the question again, how many lives does marijuana actually take? According to WebMD an article called Marijuana Smoking Doesn’t Kill by Daniel J. DeNoon he states clearly that marijuana smoking can’t kill you outright, the article…

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