Short Course on Drugs – Covering The Basics

Why Everyone will Benefit from Marijuana Legalization.

For more than centuries, the use and sale of marijuana has been illegal. However, the legalization of its use in the medical or recreational situation has been adopted by various states. For those who are yet to legalize this substance, it is important to understand the benefits of doing so. However, substances like tobacco and alcohol can even be more harmful than marijuana. If people are not allowed to buy weed legally, they will depend on the black market dealers in getting it. Any time you hear of black marketing dealing there is nothing good that comes from such because they are usually run by organized crime individuals, those who are in terrorist groups and even people selling hard drugs.If the sale of marijuana is legal, the people behind the black market will either have to come clean or lose business.

Buying marijuana from the street means there is no quality control. When the people selling it have to register their dispensaries, they will also be required to adhere to quality and safety standards. It is not easy to find alcohol that is substandard or tobacco that is not of the required standard on the market and all this is because these products are legal and if there is hope for the same in marijuana then the stakeholders need to legalize its sale. When there is safety and quality control, there will be less medical cases as a result of the use of marijuana and this is good news for the medical system. Anything that is sold in the streets cannot be trusted and instead of having to pay medical bills for people taken sick because of that the government can take the initiative to legalize it.

If a business is registered, it also has to pay taxes. To complete projects, the government requires money and instead of increasing the burden on the average citizen it should find a way of raising the needed money through legalization of marijuana. In states where marijuana is legal, the revenue raised from the sale of such is in terms of billions and this will be a great thing for the government instead of having to rely on loans and grants in running the various projects it has. Medical cannabis is important and if the product is legalized the patients who need it will not have a problem accessing it. If the government is not using loads of cash in paying health it can direct such to roads, public safety, and schools. You can learn more here.

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