What Is Prohibition Informative Speech

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I. AGD: Thank You, Good Afternoon. If you don’t mind me asking, how many people here are for the legalization of all drugs? Now take a second to imagine what you could do with one trillion dollars… It sure could fix a lot of problems in the world. Well, according to William Reed, president of the Business Exchange Network in his article, “Time to Repeal the War on Drugs”, one trillion dollars is how much the United States has spent on the War on Drugs since it started in 1970. And it is a failing effort.
II. Audience Benefit Statement: Are you tired of paying ridiculous amounts of taxes? Having your hard-earned money wasted? Maybe it’s time we look for an alternative solution for drug prohibition since the current policy does not seem to be effective means of reducing drug use, which is the main purpose of prohibition in the first place.
III. Credibility Statement: I have personally witnessed the devastating effects drug prohibition has caused for friends and family members. A friend of mine almost died recently due
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(Call to action) With this new understanding of how drug legalization can benefit us, let’s please reconsider where we stand, so that we can make drug prohibition a thing of the past. ***Blank Slide*** Transition: There are many factors to take into consideration when discussing the issue of drug legalization so being educated on the topic is important.
I. Restatement of proposition: Because of its potential tax revenue and its ability to create a safer environment, we should all re-evaluate where we stand on legalization of all drugs.
II. Transition into clincher: If drugs were legal, my friend may have never needed to be resuscitated that night. He would have without a doubt known that the drugs he ingested are what he had intended on ingesting.
III. Clincher: Hopefully things will change before another trillion dollars of ours is wasted on a policy that has failed to meet any of its goals. THANK

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