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Pantoskey 1 Scott Pantoskey Dr. Howard Winant Sociology 1 12 October 2010 Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 On November 2 nd , 2010, one of the most controversial topics of the last decade will be up for debate when the registered voters of California vote on the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010. This highly anticipated matter is on most people’s mind and many are wavering between the possibility of recovering California’s substantial debt and raising healthcare costs. The citizens of California against Proposition 19 must realize that the significant debt accumulated will continue to escalate unless they set aside their apprehensive views and appreciate the beneficial aspects of the proposition. Due to poor spending trends and carelessness with money, California has accumulated a debt of $680 billion and the government and politicians are showing a lack of initiative toward progress. We are in the middle of the biggest recession since the Great Depression in the 1930’s and desperately need a promising opportunity to get back on our feet. The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 is the perfect opportunity for us to achieve this goal. Not only would Proposition 19 generate billions of dollars through the taxation of marijuana sales, but it would also redirect law enforcement and make it easier for the police to focus on more serious crimes such as murder, burglary, and kidnapping. Due to
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