Alcohol kill people but as the research says there are no death caused by smoking Marijuana. Besides this, medical marijuana cures many incurable sickness like reduce depression and also helps in reducing fibromyalgia symptoms.
Marijuana Legalization – Reasons to Reconsider Marijuana legalization remains a serious moral controversy. Marijuana is still categorized as a Schedule I drug under the US federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 that makes it illegal to consume, possess, grow, and transfer or trade. Apart from US, many other countries still prohibit marijuana usage whether it’s medical or recreational. There are many valid reasons to legalize this completely natural herb. Unlike other drugs, marijuana usage can be easily discontinued, as the person has no physical cravings. Marijuana is substantially less addictive than caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol, legal substances that cause more harm to human beings. Evaluating the medical benefits of marijuana, physicians have used this drug to alleviate the condition of hundreds of patients suffering from debilitating illnesses like AIDS, anorexia, arthritis, cachexia, cancer, chronic pain, glaucoma, and migraine, persistent muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures associated with epilepsy, Crohn's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and other chronic or persistent medical symptoms. Many patients who are growing marijuana on their own according to the medical marijuana laws enacted in 17 US states have to face prosecution from the law personnel due to the loopholes in the compatibility of the MMJ laws and federal marijuana criminalization. Marijuana legalization will make life easier for both the police and the patients. Government and public both would certainly have their fair share if marijuana is legalized or drug enforcement is eased off. The government would be able to cut off their drug enforcement costs, which is a significant amount, and taxpayers would save billions of dollars. The needy growers, especially patients who are being treated with MMJ, would gladly be ready to pay the tax also, if the marijuana commodities are made taxable. Marijuana can be used in paper industry as hemp, is a renewable source of fuel, and eco-friendly to grow. Marijuana legalization will definitely boost the economy forward creating more employment opportunities in the mainstream and subsidiary marijuana industry. On the other hand, it will cut off the illegal black market of cannabis, ceasing the draining of money to street gangs and criminals and prohibiting it to reach the hands of underage children who do not require it. Prohibition laws actually strikes a blow at the very principles of democracy upon which our government is established. According to the latest Gallup poll, half of the American population now supports marijuana legalization. At least, if not anything else, government should respect public opinion and reconsider its decision on marijuana laws. So, if you feel Alcohol - A "killer" drug is legal, but people are jailed for a healing herb, it’s now time to think about Marijuana Legalization.
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