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2 Argumentative Essay: Legalizing Marijuana Some people view marijuana as this horrible drug, that it ruins the lives of the poeple who smoke it. That anyone who who uses marijuana are delinquents and drug addicts. Instead of viewing legalizing marijuana as a bad idea, people need to think about all the positive outcomes that could come from marijuana being legalized. Marijuana should be legalized because it will help reduce crime rates, create thousands of jobs, and it has so many medical benefits for patients and those who can’t afford healthcare. With the legalization of marijuana through out America, the crime rates should decrease significantly. In Colorado, the amount of felony charges reguarding marijuana decreased from 2008 to 2014. The Colorado State Patrol DUI cases were down 15% from 2014 to 2017. In fatal car crashes in Colorado, the victoms that tested positive for THC decreased from 11.6% in 2016 to 7.5% in 2017 (Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics, 2018). Researchers have now come up with a way to detect if a driver is under the influence of marijuana (THC). The test is similar to the brethalizer that is used to detect if someone is under
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