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  • Persuasive Essay On Legalization Of Marijuana

    marijuana arrests between 2001 and 2010, 88% were for simply having marijuana,” (ACLU, n.d.). Therefore, it would be beneficial to the United States if marijuana were legalized in all fifty states because it has been proven to cut down the amount of crime rates. Erin Delmore, a reporter for MSNBC, has presented an occurrence in Colorado revolving the controversy towards marijuana. On November 12,…

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  • Globalization Of Crime Essay

    piece explores the globalization of crime, the global drug problem, the global smuggling of migrants, contemporary slavery and human trafficking, criminal gangs and kidnapping, the illegal trade in endangered animals and plants, cybercrimes and piracy, global responses to crime, and concludes with a case study of corruption in India. This evidence is used to explore the history of the globalization of crime (the Opium Wars), the different types of global crimes (global drug problem, global…

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  • Essay About Legalizing All Drugs

    benefits to legalizing all drugs. According to many sources the legalization of all drugs would bring many benefits to the community. Legalization of all drugs would lower crime, provide more money for the state and reduce the amount of prisoners in jails. First when people think about drugs they think that they are the reason for crime and to some extent that’s true and so people have tried to ban all drugs but this is a bad idea. History has proven that if you make something unattainable then…

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  • Cons Of Legalizing Marijuana

    customers, leading to a decrease in criminal activities. “A study conducted by Morris and team for the assessment of negative effects of legalizing marijuana in eleven states, assimilated astounding results. During the period of 1990 to 2006, the crime rate for FBI part I criminal activity (Homicide, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated assault, Burglary, Larceny, and Auto theft) remained same. Not only that but actual incidences of Homicide and Aggravated assault decreased” (Morris). However, since it is…

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  • Marijuana And Decriminalization

    likely to be incarcerated, and in some jurisdictions, receive longer sentences than Whites”(). This has not been the first time race has played a factor in an unfair sentence for a pity crime. In the 1960s, when racial justice was taking America by storm, many people of color were being sentenced to unfair crimes and jails were filled with colored people. Not much has changed since then as this problem still seems to be occurring. Thus the reason for legalizing recreational marijuana. Stopping…

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  • Should Marijuana Be Legalized Essay

    Many young people are still affected by the drug and so are most families. Besides the trade in the drug continue to thrive in the black market. The monies realized from such trades are used wrongly to finance and sustain various crime groups and cartels across America and the world at large. Despite the fact that a lot of money is being spent on efforts to curb the spread of use of marijuana, its usage persists. Similarly its being illegal across the world has also done very little…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

    drastically causing a spark in crime, possible health risks, and a lazier society which would potentially increase unemployment and welfare. While studying Colorado, who had been the first state in the U.S. to legalize recreational use of marijuana in January 2014, we can now see that these fears held no depth. In fact, the criminalization of marijuana has had a great strain on the American people through paying billions in taxes for the enforcement of marijuana related crimes and the…

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  • Economic Effects Of Legalizing Marijuana

    marijuana either domestically or medically. Legalizing marijuana has many positive and negative effects on the economy. Legalization of the substance can result in significant government savings and revenues, pay for community improvements, and reduce crime. But, legalizing the substance can also increase driving while under the influence, create high taxes that come with legalizing the substance, and effect the underground economy. Good or bad, legalizing marijuana will have a significant…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Legalizing Marijuana

    been being used for medical reasons, usually, pain, anxiety, appetite, and in some rare cases, marijuana is used as the actual treatment or remedy. Also, on a larger scale legalizing marijuana would lead to a lot of positive changes including lower crime rates, more tax revenue for states and less money spent on law enforcement. Marijuana wasn…

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  • Examples Of Synthesis Essay On Marijuana

    Essay The legalization of marijuana is a conflict that can be seen from many different points of views; from legalization of both recreational and medical reasons to being illegal as a whole. Some may argue that marijuana would ineffectively decrease crime rates in the United States, but statistically this is not the case. Some may also argue that marijuana should not be legalized for the sake of this generation's future, because they would become a “guinea pig generation,” marijuana should…

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