The Topic of Legalizing Marijuana has been a very conversational argumentative issue in the American society; moreover in the American politics today. There are many good arguments on why Marijuana should be Legalize and my argument is based on facts and supporting details to prove why Marijuana should be legalize. The Legalization of Marijuana would be profitable to our government and economy, according to Evan Wood who is the founder of the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy; The U.S taxpayers have spent an estimated $2.5 trillion on the war on drugs. The Legalization of Marijuana would have a medical use, and also useful in some religions; after all Legalizing Marijuana would eliminate the cost of keeping Marijuana illegal which cost the U.S government in excess of billions annually.
The Legalization of Marijuana has been an ongoing battle for many years, it’s time to decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize it. Marijuana Composition is very complex and it has numerous Physiological effects and, it also has a potential wealth of health benefits. The Legalization of Marijuana, which is a Schedule I drug. Marijuana is the most illicit drug used in the United States. Doctors and Scientists have confirmed that the effects of Marijuana are short term and it also has been proven that it is less harmful than Alcohol. Marijuana should be legalize because of it Medical use, and Religion use, Legalizing Marijuana would also generate billions of dollars in revenues and taxes for the U.S government; whereas prohibiting Marijuana would cost tax payers billions of dollars every year.
Marijuana has a Medical use, which people with certain health problems can benefit from if Marijuana is legalize. Marijuana can be used as a medicine because it helps stimulate appetite; moreover it help relieve nausea in Cancer and Aids patients, it can also be used to treat patients with eye disease (Glaucoma) and also to treat patients with Multiple Sclerosis. According to a Psychologist Mr. Rod Plotnik “The most widely use drug in the United States is Marijuana, with 14.6 million current users”. Marijuana is believed to be the leading U.S cash crops, growers makes an estimated of $25 billion yearly. Legalizing Marijuana would also reduce the environmental impacts of smuggling across U.S/Mexico border, says Gloudeman. Researchers however haven’t found any conclusive evidence that prolonged Marijuana use can cause permanent damage to the human brain or nervous system.
Marijuana is also useful in some religions, it has a religious use. Some religions instruct their followers to use Marijuana, just like how Christianity and Judaism instruct their followers to drink wine on certain occasions. For example the Hindus, Buddhist and Rastafarians use Marijuana as part of their Spiritual and Religion Ceremonies; therefore this people deserve the Freedom to practice their religion as they see fit, although The First Amendment to the U.S constitution says that the...