Some background information, I am from the Northwestern part of Ohio....[tags: medical marijuana, weed, pot, drug use] - ...- At some point in the not-too-distant future, America will confront the question of whether or not to legalize the use and cultivation of marijuana.
After adding sales and excise taxes to the sales price in these states, consumers are purchasing marijuana legally for a lower price than its black market price.
Revenue gained from taxes in these states is being put towards such things as education and regulation of the substance....
Many states have appealed to the use of medicinal marijuana, but I think it is time to broaden the spectrum nationally.
With states like California with medicinal marijuana legal, many of the patients who need it and benefiting greatly.
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....
[tags: Marijuana Should Be Legal] - It has come to my attention a very specific topic I would like to discuss.The authority of marijuana is much more profound than plain human physiology; it is a substance of good economics and credible law enforcement.Cannabis use has a negative feature, but as is with soda, candy, coffee, tobacco, and alcohol (American Medical Association, 1995-2013).[tags: legal marijuana] - "The forecasts of truly robust economic growth that were commonplace at the start of the year aren’t off the table yet...In the months ahead, data will need to improve to match those sunny forecasts, or 2015 will start to look like a big disappointment."(Irwin) The American economy is weak and getting weaker.Marijuana also has a natural antispasmodic quality, which has been proven to effectively treat those with seizures.Since its introduction into medical usage, doctors all around the United States have been able use the substance to treat chronic migraines....[tags: increasing the economy, medical uses] - For over a century, marijuana has been illegal in the United States and in a lot of cases it remains prohibited because it has been prohibited for so long.Laws in California and Colorado are currently popular in the media because they are legalizing and taxing marijuana production and distribution.We can even further it to legalizing recreational and industrial use nationally.The amount of taxes being collected will far surpass your expectations.