The Negative Essay: The Legalization Of Marijuana

Humans have used marijuana for over four thousand seven hundred years so why is it illegal. Marijuana has been scientifically proven to have healing effects that can be used to treat and cure a wide range of illnesses and health problems. There has been a tremendous amount of discoveries that show marijuana being one of the most effective drugs while only having some minor side effects. Since the criminalization of marijuana, it is still used in the manufacturing of products allowing marijuana to slowly make it’s way back to being accepted. Marijuana will not only help cure and treat an extensive amount of people, but it will also come with other benefits such as helping our economy. Marijuana although known for its harmful side effects has…show more content…
Since marijuana is often sold illegally people believe that legalizing it would only bring more illegal activity but this is not the case. Legalizing marijuana could help reduce crime because this would free up police resources so they can focus on more dangerous cases. Legalizing marijuana will also stop the drug war against it. The economical benefits that marijuana can bring are phenomenal. Marijuana is one of the cheapest yet most effective drugs that can be used. Marijuana should be pursued since it is a cheap and effective way to treat illness. The legalization of marijuana can also open up a tremendous amount of jobs. Marijuana has many benefits if it should be legalized, it is only the bad reputation that it has built up over time that makes people hesitate from legalizing it. Marijuana has several healing effects that people hesitate to accept due to it’s bad reputation. Marijuana has been proven countlessly that it has healing effects that can treat a wide range of illnesses. It has also been proven that marijuana has health benefits far beyond the drugs that are approved by the FDA. Marijuana is becoming more and more accepted by today 's culture, supporting its cause to be legalized. Only good can come from legalizing marijuana from medical, to economical

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