Society is gradually becoming more liberal – or libertine – in many ways, and one of the latest trends is the gradual legalization of marijuana in one state after another. This past election, voters approved marijuana for legal (recreational) use in Colorado and Washington. Marijuana has been legalized for recreational or medicinal use in 13 states, with more states to consider it soon. 15 million Americans are regular users of marijuana, a little over 5% of of the population. It seems problematic to criticize its legalization from a logical perspective considering alcohol, another psychoactive substance, is legal. If it is acceptable...
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And might i add it is not truly an addictive substance. Any addiction one has to it lies in the mind. Sure if you quit, you may suffer some mild depression for a time while your body chemistry levels itself out, but there are no withdrawal symptoms that would require one to seek medical or rehabilitating resources.
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