Legalizing Recreational Marijuana – Pros and Cons

There are no significant fiscal reasons against U.S. legalization of marijuana.

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The legalized marijuana the people are using in Colorado is not your father’s marijuana. It’s much stronger and more dangerous. That’s the message from a Marijuana Summit held in Cody this week. The Summit was held to inform Wyomingites about the effects of legalization in other states.

The benefits of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes outweigh the cons.

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The supporters of legalizing marijuana argue that the police resources that are being used for trying to prosecute users of marijuana could be better used for violent crimes such as murder and rape.

Many other states have recognised the benefits of legalizing medicinal marijuana.

Since our state’s legalization of marijuana, more people are getting high, believing pot is completely harmless. But mental health professionals are seeing a dramatic increase in problems caused by pot, especially in young people. They worry the lack of awareness about its risks will only make matters worse.

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The United Kingdom and Canada have both adopted laws that are directed at protecting patients and doctors from prosecution due to possession and usage of marijuana for medical purposes.

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While the Schizophrenia Society of Canada noted that more research is needed to better understand the link, why are we risking the health of children — and potentially future violent acts linked to psychosis, even if they are rare — by removing the prohibitions on marijuana? Surely we should be asking those questions before legalizing pot. Certainly those who like to get stoned or who make a lot of money off the sale of pot — the ones pushing the pro-marijuana agenda on society — are not.

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These finding are warnings of grave danger, with the promise of yet more to be discovered. Not all is “proven,” and not all establishes independent causation, but the evidence is strong enough, and growing daily, to activate in public policy a “precautionary principle.” That is, the evidence is strong enough to warrant a clear directive not to proceed further. Simply put, the pathway of (marijuana) legalization must not be pursued.

Marijuana legalization pros/cons

Australia has passed laws, but has not put them into effect, and the United States has not made any allowances, leaving marijuana in the same category with other illegal drugs and allowing for prosecution if a person is found to be growing, possessing or using marijuana, regardless of the reasons....

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In 2016, dark money continues to be the coin of the realm in initiative politics. Only this time, some of the nonprofit money is helping to fund an initiative promoted by good liberals led by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to legalize recreational use of marijuana.

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Legalizing marijuana would not only generate higher tax revenues, it would also eliminate the tremendous costs of enforcing innumerable federal and state laws which prohibit the purchase, sale and use of marijuana....