Marijuana Legalization

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Thesis Statement: The legalization of marijuana in the U.S. would drastically reduce crime in our cities and form a more productive society through its positive uses.

II. The concentration on governmental spending to enforce marijuana laws. A. Examples of governmental spending.
B. Solution to the governmental spending.
C. Sources on spending.
D. Quotes concerning over spending.
E. In-depth explanation about spending.

V. The basic information concerning marijuana.
A. Origin of marijuana.
B. Active ingredient in the plant.
C. Researched proof concerning the addicting powers of marijuana. D. The plant's harmful characteristics concerning pregnant women. VI. Marijuana's positive influences on medicine.
A. Quote of marijuana's effectiveness.
B. Documentation of testimony and research done to test marijuana's effectiveness. C. The proposal to legalize marijuana for medical research in San Diego. VII. Closing arguments for the legalization of marijuana.

A . Restatement of thesis.
B. Comparing and contrasting alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana. C. Summary for the move toward legalization of the plant.
The word "marijuana" has risen a concerned eyebrow in almost every American home today. Those that oppose legalizing the use of the plant automatically believe its use is to smoke it, but those that do not choose to use marijuana are thought to be in favor of keeping it illegal. Opposing views on the subject of decriminalizing the plant has caused much controversy over the past twenty years and still remains an important issue. The legalization of marijuana in the Unites States would drastically reduce crime in our cities and form a more productive society through its positive uses. Government spending is the major reason for the many Americans that are pushing for the legalization of pot. The National Clearinghouse on Smoking and Health states, "The federal government...
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