1 The tax revenues and savings in law enforcement. A noted done 2005 Cost-benefit analysis by Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron, that would be the legalization of marijuana like alcohol and exhausting it to generate over $ 6 billion in new revenue and save almost $ 8 billion in direct costs of prosecution. Pot is already the largest cash crop in many states, the fact it would be in the open market all types of energy pumped into the economy
2. It's going to happen anyway, so why delay the inevitable? More and more Americans realize that pot prohibition is ineffective and costly policy. A Zogby poll in 2009 found that 52 percent of Americans agree that marijuana should be taxed and regulated wie alcohol. A Field Poll will vote last year by California residents, who took on the legalization referendum in the case that 56 percent wanted legalization. Other polls show historically high percentages favoring legalization. In a world of blown budgets, it is clear that much time and energy policing marijuana is not worth it.
3 Keep your laws off his body. Never mind that by almost any measure, pot safer and less distracting, than alcohol. Pot prohibition in the 1930s was the result of hysteria, no serious threat to society. We own our bodies and should be free to eat it, drink, smoke, and what we want. And the responsibility for our actions whether we are or we are just stoned.
Approximately 1.07 minutes long. Written and directed by Meredith Bragg and Nick Gillespie, who also produces host.
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