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Do you think marijuana should be legal? Explain your answer.


Marijuana is currently a schedule 1 drug, and is illegal on the Federal level. The DEA has posted a report on their website called ‘The Dangers & Consequences of Marijuana Abuse’. After reading this report I am surprised at how little the media has relayed regarding the hazards, issues, and obvious harms this drug is currently causing. Is there an agenda that is keeping these issues under wraps? Perhaps the report inflates, or focuses too much on, only negative results of pot. The other issue is the idea of legal control, when weed has actually spread while illegal. Can it be controlled?

 

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    John Marshall (Sojourner1234) 2 years ago

    How much effort is made, and paid for in police, etc., in ‘clean up’ after people’s pot issues arise? What about the DEA’s report? How does other harmful elements in society make pot less harmful? If alcohol is dangerous, what about weed + alcohol?


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    dashingscorpio 2 years ago

    Very true! Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States, including nearly 42,000 deaths resulting from secondhand smoke exposure. No medical research advocates cigarettes for medicinal purposes!


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    John Marshall (Sojourner1234) 2 years ago

    Although this may be hazy and gray for some it does not seem terribly difficult to know for certain there will be issues and certainly consequences for legalizing marijuana. Does the haze have to do with lax laws that give way to eventual support?


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    John Marshall (Sojourner1234) 2 years ago

    Peoples, I will not belittle your ailments. However, do we use extreme cases to determine what drugs are legal? What do you think about the DEA’s research? Do you really think using pot affects only the user? This issue does truly concern everyone.


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