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Public Speaking
Master Nico Jan Wiersman
Legalization Marijuana
07/04/13

Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?”
― Bill Hicks
The objective of this essay is to produce new points of view about legalizing marijuana in countries like the USA and Mexico. Because all the benefit that this could bring to our society. Most people try not to think about marijuana. They wish to avoid the overwhelming reality.

Legalizing marijuana could bring many benefits to our society in many fields like the medical, agricultural and industrial. Moreover some religions that used for spiritual and religious ceremonies. Liberty: people deserve freedom to use marijuana.

The first and most basic reason why marijuana should be legal is that there is no good reason for it not to be legal. Some people ask if marijuana should be legalized. But we should ask if marijuana should be illegal. People deserve the right to decide whether or not they should use marijuana. The government should not tell individuals what to do as long as they do not hurt other people. Keeping marijuana illegal is expensive.

The second reason why marijuana should be legal is that it would save our government a lot of money. In the United States and Mexico, all the government participates in the "War on Drugs." We could save billions of dollars every year if we stop wasting money for sending people to jail for having marijuana. Besides, if marijuana were legal, the government would be able to collect taxes on it, and would have a lot more money to pay for effective drug education programs and other important causes. Failure: prohibition doesn't help.

The third reason that marijuana should be legal is because prohibition does not help the country in any way, and causes a lot of problems. There's no evidence that suggest that prohibition might actually increase drug use. Marijuana is...
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