Debate on legalization

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Debate on legalization

Sorry for the last round, I thank my opponent for this debate again. On to my opponents arguments In round 2 ; 1.


I would go on but my opponent states I must only provide one study in order to prove my point. Therefore it is resolved that marijuana is indeed an addictive drug.

Just because a court flooded with years of legal precedent kept things the way they are is not an indictment of marijuana.

Rather than relying on a government agency, we should look at concrete scientific evidence, which I have provided, to make a determination. Thus, we should rely on the courts "legal precedent" because its the only "concrete" thing in this debate.

Still, tobacco is infinitely more dangerous with thousands of chemical additives and a level of addiction that can hardly be matched in the casual drug culture. Also, people smoke less cannabis than cigarettes. While someone may get high on weekends, smokers choke down a pack a day or more.

This argument is flawed, because first of all cannabis would be much more potent than it is now when people start investing in it and over time with legalization the govt. While the use of these drugs may be harmful, the legality of tobacco and alcohol demonstrate the civil liberties we should have in this country.

If the government could control it marijuana would be legal. Another reason marijuana is illegal, is that marijuana can kill you a lot faster then tobacco.

This would very likely decrease ones likeliness to work productively. So, society would benefit incredibly financially. Freedom stops at the point of harming bystanders! Once again, Pro is not utilizing the burden of proof but instead spouting random numbers and "facts".

Criminals There are so many more things criminals get money from, you can only grant Pro this argument if he proves that criminals would receive no funding for ANYTHING once marijuana is legalized, which is impossible. Civil Liberties My spiel about health care costs and the economic effects already ruled that the freedom to use cannabis is not enforced because it DOES harm bystanders, so it IS the governments job to protect the citizens from legalized effects of marijuana.

The one citation you make is for the Department of Justice homepage and contains absolutely NO information relevant to the debate. I will check my links more thoroughly in the future. As for the counter resolution, the nicotine replacement would work because it would replace the mental addictiveness of marijuana and spur a transition away from the drug.

Prefer the counter resolution; 1: Would repair our health care systems 4: Takes away no civil liberties, and is already supported by the govt.

Marijuana legalization movements in the U.

Debate on legalization

I will end the debate here, no need to drag viewers on further.Everybody seems to be talking about marijuana these days. Impending legalization has prompted a many-faceted debate about how our society should incorporate the greenery, even as dispensaries.

Legalization Initiatives Federal Initiatives. Senator Cory Booker (NJ) introduced the Marijuana Justice Act in the U.S. Senate and Representatives Barbara Lee (CA) and Ro Khanna (CA) introduced the companion bill in the U.S. House to end federal marijuana prohibition, support racial justice, and help repair communities most devastated by the war on drugs.

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact Vol. 3 Preview Introduction Page | 1 Introduction Purpose In August , Rocky Mountain HIDTA published The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact Volume 2. A "yes" vote supported legalizing the recreational use and possession of marijuana for persons 21 years of age or older and enacting a tax on marijuana sales.

A "no" vote opposed legalizing the recreational use and possession of marijuana for persons 21 years of age or older and enacting a tax on. SPARKS, Nev. -- Donald Trump softened his tone on marijuana legalization on Thursday, saying at a political rally that states should be allowed to legalize marijuana if they chose to do so.

Should Marijuana Use Be Legalized? Washington, and Oregon will cast ballots on the question of legalizing marijuana use.

If passed, the ballot initiatives would directly contradict federal law.

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