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LEGALIZING MARIJUANA 1 Legalizing Marijuana Jaclyn Russo COM/220 19:00:33 Kathryn Geranios
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LEGALIZING MARIJUANA 2 There is a special plant that seems to have stolen the spot light of the world, a plant which has mesmerized, intrigued, confused, angered, and obsessed thousands of people throughout the globe, and throughout history. This plant is called the Cannabis Sativa, or otherwise known as Marijuana. Abraham Lincoln once stated that, "Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason, in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles, upon which our government was founded." In today's society, this statement still applies in reference to the illegal use of marijuana. Marijuana
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Unformatted text preview: prohibition causes far more harm than marijuana itself. The legalization of marijuana could benefit the country medically and economically by increasing revenue and treating symptoms of many illnesses. There are many practical uses for the Marijuana plant itself such as producing rope, twine, fabric, and parchment. By Legalizing cannabis we could also solve many issues regarding overcrowded prisons. If marijuana was legal, the government could tax it, which would create more revenue for the government; it could turn around the economy. Medical marijuana could help millions of people deal with the symptoms of serious illnesses making their life and their loved ones lives better in the end....
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