marajuana debate

marajuana debate - The facts of the matter are that...

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The facts of the matter are that marijuana is a very popular drug in America and it is highly profitable. The problem is that the profits of this are going to the wrong people only a small fraction of it is used in medical care. Because marijuana is illegal its use leads to illegal activity. The buying and selling of it in the black market has increased our crime rates. In 1988, law enforcement authorities made 1,155,200 criminal arrests for all drug offenses (FBI, 1989). Of these, more than 324,000 arrests were for simple possession of marijuana (FBI, 1989). Our opponents believe the drug would lead to even more bad situations simply because its legalization would encourage more users. They believe the moral risks outweigh the economic benefits. Our proponents however make the offer that legalizing the substance could reduce crime and death associated; and could save our justice system valuable time and money. A very small fraction of offenders are actually caught. Proponents of the legalization
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