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Nevada should not legalize the possession of Marijuana.
First, possession of marijuana would lead to more serious drug additions since the drug will be easily accessible than it previously was. These drugs could pose a higher risk than that caused by Marijuana. Marijuana intake makes a person to be violent to anyone who tries to go his way and also makes parents neglect their children. If Nevada legalizes marijuana, this would make it easily available, and more new users would get to the vice. Roads carnage is likely to be on the rise since drivers would be driving under the influence of the drug (Jorge 4).
The addicts of hard drugs were once consumers of marijuana; therefore, legalization it would open doors for consumers to get into the same trend (Jorge 5). Those advocating for the legalization of marijuana in Nevada cite the medicinal value, which is extremely hypothetical and is yet to be proved scientifically. In fact, the drug is called second schedule, which means that it is yet to pass to the first class schedule.
It would seem irresponsible when the laws passed to protect the citizens are the same ones used to destroy their health. Those advocating for the legalization of Marijuana are merely concerned with the economic growth, and not the welfare of its people. Since the sales of tobacco have gone down, they believe Marijuana sales will boost the economy. Thus, the legalization of Marijuana in Nevada is for political and economic gains, which are likely to be disadvantageous in the long run (Mitchell 21).
Nevada should not legalize the possession of Marijuana since this would stimulate the trade in drugs. Legalization of Marijuana will consequently lead to more cases of drug trafficking than when the drug is not legalized. As a result, crimes and lack of security in Nevada would increase. Drug dealers would take advantage of the law and possess other drugs such as Cocaine and Heroin (Goldberg 252).
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From this research it is clear that marijuana can benefit human beings, if it is used as a medicine. However, only when people use marijuana to derive pleasure from it, then it can ruin the mental and physical health of the user. If the use of Marijuana is maximally limited for medicinal purposes, minimizing other misappropriation, it can work out to be effective drug for many medical ailments.
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The paper used a review of literature related to the debate on legalization of Marijuan in the US and its impacts on the US economy and society. The research hypothesized that the costs related to the legalization of Marijuana outweigh any benefits that can be drawn.
It is a fact that legalization of marijuana use will help the economic growth of America. At present foreign companies are playing their cards very well to exploit the uncertain American marijuana market by providing substitute
r some time now, there has been increased wave of similar initiatives around the country especially in Nevada where the law has already been altered with a bid to reduce the penalties and legal implication of using marijuana or for possession. Decriminalization of marijuana and