The Pros of Cannabis Legalization
For a long time now, marijuana has been Illegal because of the negative view that society has against it. The society has a view that the users of marijuana are always criminals and their deeds after the use of cannabis not good. The society’s view toward cannabis is a contradiction because of the many benefits that cannabis has. When the authorities legalize the use of marijuana the benefits of marijuana will be realized fully. There are also benefits of the legalization of the marijuana, some of the benefits that will be brought forth by the legalization of marijuana are out listed in the article below.
First, the black market will be eliminated when cannabis is legalized and thus reducing the crime rate. When marijuana is illegal the black market will always make it available for a lot of people. The connection between the drug dealers and the black market who avails the marijuana when it is illegal will only help in increasing the crime rate. When marijuana is legalized the black market will lose market and be forced to cut ties with the dealers who were their suppliers, this will help reduce the crime rate. The government also gets to be advantaged when cannabis is legalized because they will earn revenue from the taxes paid by the sellers of marijuana.
There will be improvement of quality and also safety control when cannabis is legalized. people tend to purchase the marijuana from dealer off the streets when it is not legal hence they are buying what they don’t know. The users will be safe when the marijuana is legalized since when it is legalized, there will be standardization just like in the alcohol industry. A lot of violence is witnessed on our streets when the marijuana is illegal because they fight over customers and prestige. This can be dealt away with when cannabis is legalized because there will be no need to fight when the customers will be free to buy the cannabis from any shop that sells it. From this, the police will be having an easy time and also our streets will always be safe.
The court and the police should be concentrating on more serious crimes than the use of marijuana. When marijuana is legalized, there will be more time as there will be no illegal dealers that they will be after at all times hence giving them ample time to deal with the other serious cases. from the article above, you are able to know how the legalization of marijuana is beneficial and help in the fight to legalize it.