This would also save many tax dollars because they won’t be spent on trying to keep people in prisons. Maybe if we legalize ... ... middle of paper ... ... controlled amount on how much they can receive or something like that, a rule that controls how much they can have. I don’t think legalizing marijuana is the best idea but it may help to some extent. Do you want to live in a country where everywhere you go there are people on drugs? Is that what you want your kids to be exposed to?
However, marijuana is here to stay; the state of Colorado has already fully legalized recreational use of marijuana. Looking at the amount of revenue Colorado brings in from marijuana sales, it's clear that marijuana has a significant potential in bringing money into the economy. Many would agree that the war on drugs has deteriorated our personal freedoms and has wasted money over the decades for both the government and people. Marijuana should be legal because prohibition has been proven not to work. Taxing the sales of marijuana, similar to alcohol, will help boost the economy.
Harvard Economist Jeffrey Miron claimed “ If the government legalized marijuana it would save $ 7.7 billion annually b... ... middle of paper ... ...co smoke.” (Drug Free World). Herb would Also Destroy sperm cells and will reduce sexual performance. All in all, By examining, marijuana should be legalized in the rest of the states because it would lower down criminal rates, can get lots of money from the tax also save money, and its less dangerous of a drug then some of the depressant out there. Weed should be legalized in the other states for it would change the way of life and it would be a good change America needs. From lowering criminal rates down in the states that herb is legalized.
The ban on underage people using drugs will lessen the crimes by minors and by students in our schools. With the government regulating the drug, they can readily control how much is sold and how much is appropriate for consumption by the buyer. In addition, the government could profit off the legalization of drugs. If the government were to legalize drugs, then they could choose the prices of the drugs and how much or if they want to place a tax on them. With the government doing this, people would be paying higher prices than what they currently pay from a dealer.
Economically, the production of drugs in the United States would benefit the financial well being of the American government and people. Taxes should immediately be placed on drugs thus resulting in a significant increase in government income. The more money that government receives is more money that they can put towards the education of how drugs effect the human mind and body. Prohibition breeds disrespect for law©enforcement; the agency that "sh... ... middle of paper ... ...be a panacea. Many people would continue to use them recklessly andÔjoin their ranks.
However, with law enforcement and the government not giving up entirely with the war on drugs it will be a while before they realize the pros far outweigh the cons. Legalizing drugs for both recreational and medicinal use will provide the government another source of revenue, will lessen the overcrowding in the judicial system, erase the drug and crime relation, and may ironically turn people away from doing drugs. Legalization will bring many benefits to the US government one of which being a gigantic source of revenue. If the government were to begin enforcing drug laws less and tax the drugs that will be legalized the government could claim approximately ten billion dollars at the least. This number could climb depending on the amount of sales with the sin tax as well as when the government decided to pull the plug completely on enforcing drug policies.
It will also help them get cleaned up and back to a drug free human because they will need to big drug free to receive the welfare Fossetta 2 money. In the end it inform the taxpayers that their money is helping other americans and is bringing this country together as one. Another reason why i think Americans receiving some form of welfare should be drug tested is because it's not fair for the people who don’t take drugs aren’t able to receive it because someone else that is using the money fo... ... middle of paper ... ...heir money isn’t just contributing to certain peoples problems. It will lower the percentage of Americans on welfare because they will end up getting cleaned up from drugs and will try and go out and get a job. Overall drug testing americans on welfare will benefit the U.S. for many reasons and will help eliminate any people abusing the free money they are receiving.
The same will go for marijuana making it an even greater health risk. Though legalizing marijuana may help the economy by taxing the drug, will the government honestly stoop that low just to make money? Legalizing addictive drugs will never make the United States a better country to live in. Activists say that illegal drugs takes away American’s right to freedom, but what’s the point of making it ok to freely use narcotics if users a prisoner to the drugs?
Overall the advantages outweigh the disadvantages regarding the legalization of recreational use of marijuana that provides this country with increased tax revenue and job opportunities. More importantly it gives the majority of the people in these states the change they wanted and voted for. This country was founded on freedom and democracy and it would go against everything that the citizens of the United States are lead to believe if the government did not allow the people to vote for the changes they want. If they restricted freedom by doing so it would lead to much larger problems than the ones presented by the legalization of this drug.
The sellers are also going to need a top of the line security for which will continue the money cycle. Entrepreneurs also would benefit from this, because they could take advantage of all the products that could be made to extract the cannabis out of the leave form. All these things that are listed will increase our economy by providing more jobs for people whic... ... middle of paper ... ...portunities that marijuana could provide, it could be that cannabis could possibly contribute to the someone that you know that they are one that has been suffering, but saying all this there is still not enough medical physicians that have the willpower to come out and say that maybe medical marijuana use should be further looked upon. Work Cited Caulkins, Jonathan P., Angela Hawken, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A.R. Kleiman.