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Marijuana is such a divisive political issue that few currently elected public officials will advocate weed’s decriminalization. As far as the U.S. federal government is concerned, even legalizing the drug’s medicinal applications is closed for discussion.

Arguments for cannabis prohibition stress protecting children and assume that arresting people for possession of marijuana neutralizes criminals who will otherwise commit more serious offenses–such as rape, robbery and assault.

Marijuana proponents also appeal to emotional reason. Furthermore, the pro-weed crew likes to present its case in stacks of real-world statistics.

 

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I have been smoking marijuana for almost twenty years and I have no plans to stop anytime soon. My life was turned upside down in 2009 after getting arrested and tossed in jail for being in the wrong state with legal medical marijuana. I got fed up, and I now devote all my time to ending this insanity.I am responsible for the technical side of this project, but try to chip in when I can, either with syndicated articles or original content.Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Digg and feel free to email. any questions or concerns. Peace!