The Damage Of Legalizing Marijuana Essay examples

2626 Words May 3rd, 2015 11 Pages
The damage of legalizing marijuana will outweigh the benefits of its use. In this day and age, we as humans suffer already from the vices and sin that is pushed upon us. Recently, many states have begun the process of legalizing (thus making extremely accessible) yet another vice that many struggle with, marijuana. At this point there are currently 23 states with marijuana legal in some form and even for states where it is legal for recreational use. This country was founded on Christian values but it seems as the years progress we tend to stay further and further away from it. Many struggle with alcohol, which, in reality, is just poisoning our body, and we can add the possibility of marijuana to that list. We as a country, in good conscience, must standup as the Christian nation we are and begin to go against the acceptance of the sin becoming the new normal and revert back to the values we all once held and vote against legalization of marijuana.
Marijuana has many logical and greatly thought out reasons behind the argument of legalizing it. One of the greatest reasons for legalization is the positive effect it would have on the economy. “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs (1 Timothy 6:10). In many states where it has already been legalized the economy has been boosted to heights that never thought possible before. The tax on the drug for recreational…

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