Why recreational marijuana should be legal maine, and alaska: currently, these are the states that allow the use of marijuana for recreational purposes this number of states increases exponentially when discussing the legality of medical marijuana and cannabis twenty more states, not including the 8 aforementioned, have passed legislation. Recreational marijuana was legalized and a 15 percent tax on wholesale was implemented in 2014, the anticipated consumption of marijuana was 23 million ounces in a $600 million industry, taxes alone would bring in $130 million. More than 60% of americans think marijuana use should be legalized, according to the latest cbs news poll.
Not surprisingly, the ballot initiative is controversial, with critics asserting that marijuana is a gateway drug and that legalizing recreational use could lead to an increase in people becoming addicted to more serious drugs and draw attention away from the state’s efforts to contain the deadly opioid epidemic. Among those who think marijuana should be illegal, 59% say there should be federal enforcement in states that allow marijuana use, while 38% say there should not be concerns about marijuana use while most americans support legalizing marijuana, there are concerns about public use of the drug, if it were to become legal. Recreational marijuana legalization marijuana should no longer be illegal because recent studies show that it is far less harmful than it was previously thought to be, many american citizens agree it should be legal, and if legalized and properly regulated, it could be an enormous source of revenue via government taxation.
Marijuana should not be legalized for recreational purposes because the people using it will not use it for smart medical uses like usually claimed people will be using it to get high and to party which is not something that should be proudly done or done at all. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use this is a question on the minds of many people these days voters have gone to the polls and, in a few states, are telling their governments that they want legal pot. In college, i did my research and quickly found out the truth: marijuana is no more dangerous, and in some cases less dangerous, than most of the other things we put into our bodies. Marijuana is the most commonly abused illegal drug in the us and around the world those who support its legalization, for medical or for general use, fail to recognize that the greatest costs. In the states with outright legalization, possession and consumption of marijuana is legal for people age 21 and older alaska, oregon, washington and colorado have already instated or are in the.
In short the negatives far outweigh the positives and that is why recreational marijuana should not be legalized feb 27, 2018 - joseph g nesser, jd the gazette editorial board (colorado springs, co), in its nov 9, 2017 editorial titled the sad anniversary of big commercial pot in colorado, available at gazettecom, wrote. In washington state, for example, the number of traffic deaths due to marijuana-impaired drivers doubled in the year after recreational marijuana was legalized. Atlanta — most voters in georgia now say that marijuana should be legal for recreational purposes, according to an exclusive poll commissioned by 11alive news and conducted by surveyusa. Marijuana use should be legal the issue of the legalization of marijuana is a never-ending battle that the country will never fully win marijuana should be legalized because it is a large part of the drug war, which will never come to an end. Marijuana is especially dangerous for young people, because human brains are not fully developed until around age 25 (four years past the legal age in states that allow recreational marijuana.
1 recreational marijuana is still illegal until oct 17 the first thing you should probably realize is that marijuana is still, technically, not legal in canada. Recreational use of marijuana should not be made legal as it is a narcotic and will ruin lives, especially those of impressionable and experimental youngsters marijuana is a narcotic which is just as addictive and potentially lethal as any other narcotic like heroin or cocaine. So recreational marijuana should be legal 90 views lucy daniels, medical marijuana activist answered nov 3, 2017 the question, my dear friend is not whether cannabis should be legal or not, but when it should be legal it is my opinion that recreational cannabis is already being embraced, by communities and governments alike. 4while support for legalizing marijuana has grown, 62% of americans would be bothered if people did their smoking in public even if marijuana were legal on the other hand, 57% say they would not be bothered if a store or business selling legal marijuana opened up in their neighborhood.
But recreational marijuana is not legal in the state of florida sarasota county commissioner charles hines said he worries about what could happen if recreational marijuana becomes legal in the. The initiatives in colorado, washington, and oregon legalize marijuana for recreational use—not just medicinal—and the role of federal authorities in enforcing federal laws would also have to. Washington, dc, legalized the recreational use of marijuana in february of 2015 the measure was supported by 65 percent of voters in a november 2014 ballot initiative if you're in the nation's capital, you're allowed to carry up to 2 ounces of marijuana and grow as many as six plants in your home. Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of reefer madness to growing acceptance of medical marijuana to the legalization of recreational weed use.
Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use by adults that is the question that voters in three states are considering this november colorado, washington and oregon all have ballot. Top 10 reasons medical marijuana should be illegal marijuana is a funny drug classified alongside narcotics as a schedule i drug in the usa some other countries take a softer line on possession and use (although not, necessarily, on dealing. Ever since marijuana has been known to mankind, not one single account of death from overdose has been recorded on the other hand, in 2010, 38,329 people died from drug overdoses. Legal status of recreational cannabis across the world but not legal sales the cultivation of marijuana is legal in nineteen provinces in turkey for medical purposes only however, with permission this can also be conducted in other provinces too.