Franklin: those numbers that you gave, 52 percent with–you know, according to pew in favor of marijuana legalization, believe it or not that number’s higher in the halls of congress and the. A majority of the country now supports full legalization, and three quarters of the states have reduced federal penalties for marijuana and/or legalized medical cannabis. An argumentative essay against the legalization of marijuana in america this paper takes up the debate regarding the legalization of marijuana in america and argues that it is not in the best interest of americans to do so.
Other essays and articles related to this topic in the arguments archive include a reasoned approach to medical marijuana and the law • argument in favor of maintaining the legal drinking age • argumentative analysis of the essay “first amendment junkie” by susan jacoby • capital punishment, ethics, and public opinion • the multifaceted argument for advancing stem cell research. The legalization of medical marijuana in the united states would benefit millions of people throughout the country if properly controlled and regulated, this prior illegal substance could become one of america's most helpful medications. The new york times calls for marijuana legalization by the editorial board july 26, 2014 the federal government should follow the growing movement in the states and repeal the ban on marijuana for.
An argument in favor of decriminalization kurt l schmoke see legalization of illicit drugs: impact and feasibility, part i: with respect to marijuana, congress enacted the marihuana tax act, ch 553, 50 stat 551 (1937), which was nominally a revenue measure patterned after the harrison narcotic. But legal sales of marijuana are far below what proponents of legalization had hoped for one of the leading arguments in favor of legalization was the suggestion that it would wipe out the. Regardless of how it shakes out, the debate over how to tax legal sales of marijuana is a welcome one, since it signals a full retreat by the forces of prohibition. In this new book, the successful comedian argues unwaveringly in favor of marijuana legalization his epistolary memoir is an argument for cannabis as an antidote to domestic violence subscribe. Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy the following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for drug law enforcement on one side of the debate, and arguments for drug law reform on the other.
American cancer society says: '' marijuana is not a substitute for appropriate anti-nausea drugs for cancer chemotherapy and vomiting [we] see no reason to support the legalization of marijuana for medical use. Arguments in favor of legalizing marijuana proponents of complete legalization of marijuana such as the actions taken in washington and colorado argue that allowing the manufacturing and sale of the substance removes the industry from the hands of criminals. America is going to pot — and no one much seems to care sure, florida opted on election day not to take the plunge into full marijuana legalization, but that made the state an exception to the.
26th february 2014 a recent poll of residents in texas show that 49% of texans support legalization of marijuana and 77% support the legalization of medical marijuana this is a great sign that the majority of people in the usa think marijuana should be legalized. St pierre also noted that the marijuana legalization issue is unique in that americans' political persuasions favor legalization of marijuana support for reform can be found among liberals, but. Public opinion about legalizing marijuana, while little changed in the past few years, has undergone a dramatic long-term shift a new survey finds that 53% favor the legal use of marijuana, while 44% are opposed as recently as 2006, just 32% supported marijuana legalization, while nearly twice.
A new survey released today by the the ap-norc center for public affairs research finds that a record-high percentage of americans -- 61 percent -- say they support marijuana legalization the. De marneffe thinks the case for legalization of marijuana is the strongest of all illegal drugs one defense of current drug policies is that legalization of hard drugs would have the most damaging effects on youth.
America as a whole should legalize medical marijuana as other states already have many people are not informed about the good effects of medical marijuana even though medical marijuana can help with a number of diseases and health disorders. In favor of marijuana legalization my personal opinion in the argument of legalizing marijuana is that i really cannot see the harm in it this of course is a bold and naive statement there is a lot of contributing factors into my bold and naive statement that if understood will explain my callow view. The pew research center survey, conducted aug 23-sept 2 among 1,201 us adults, also finds persistent partisan and ideological divides in public opinion on marijuana legalization by more than two-to-one, democrats favor legalizing marijuana over having it be illegal (66% vs 30%.