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Professor Simpkin4/21/14300 Word Essay AssignmentMarijuana should be legalized in the United States. Countless studies done by researchers have disproved many of the most common misconceptions of the drug. Marijuana is not a dangerous drug; they way people have to obtain it usually lead to the majority of marijuana related crimes. In fact, it can even be used as a form of medication with countless benefits. Those suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, and many other diseases can use marijuana to relieve physical pain and stress. Marijuana is proven to be less toxic to humansthan alcohol and is nearly impossible to overdose on. It is also not nearly as addictive as alcohol or tobacco. Yet, alcohol and tobacco are both huge industries in the United states while those who use marijuana are criminalized. About half of those who are incarcerated due to marijuana related charges are inprison for possession. It is very unlikely that every one of these people were

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