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Unformatted text preview: • Current policy is a failure • Prohibition = violence, sales are violence, not use • $1.4B tax revenue • Marijuana doesn’t kill people • Law causing more problems than the drug • Prop 19 does not condone it, we don’t condone alcohol or tobacco • 1000s in prison for marijuana, enforcement focus in different areas • Less available to children by regulating and controlling • Cons • Gateway to other harder drugs (Portugal, Netherlands have lower rates of all drugs [liberal approach to drugs]) •...
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course ENG 111 at Miami University.
- Fall '07