week 5 COM 220 checkpoint

week 5 COM 220 checkpoint - I. II. Marijuana should be...

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II. Legalizing marijuana would allow the government to tax it. a. If marijuana was legalized in California it is estimated that it would bring around $1.3 billion a year it could offset billions in spending reductions and service cuts. Stateman, A. (2009, March 13). Can marijuana help rescue California’s economy? []. Message posted to http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1884956,00.html b. With the economy slipping education programs have been cut dramatically governments could direct the taxes from sales of marijuana to education; giving teachers better salaries, offering the programs lost and new programs and having smaller class sizes. Dawah International, LLC. (2011).  Three Reasons why Legalizing Marijuana  could save  the United States of America . Retrieved from  http://prisonworldblogtalk.com/2011/03/25/three-reasons-why-legalizing- marijuana-could-save-the-united-states-of-america/ 
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