Why the Legalization of Marijuana is Beneficial
Over the years cannabis has been illegal because of the communities bad impression about it. The society has a view that cannabis has no benefits. 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.
The black market and reduction in crime rate is the first benefit of cannabis legalization. People will be able to source cannabis from the black market when it is illegal. 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. The crime rate is reduced when cannabis is legalized because all the sellers will be having permission from the authorities and earn the government revenue, this will force the black market to fail and thus cut the connection with the drug dealers. the legalization will also be beneficial as it will help earn the government revenue from the taxes paid by the sellers.
When cannabis is legalized, there will be safety control and also improved quality. When cannabis is illegal, people tend to get it from the streets and they don’t know exactly what they are taking because the business is done in secrecy. When cannabis is legalized, there will be standardization just like in the alcohol industry thus there will be increased safety to its users. There is a lot of violence involved in the gangs that sell the marijuana when the marijuana is illegal. Since when the cannabis is legalized the customers are able to buy the cannabis from anywhere there will be no gangs and thus no violence in the streets. From this, the police will be having an easy time and also our streets will always be safe.
The use of marijuana is a lesser crime when compared to the other crimes that the court and police should be concentrating on. The police won’t be force fight illegal marijuana dealing when it is legalized thus giving them enough time to fight the other serious crimes. from the article above, you are able to know how the legalization of marijuana is beneficial and help in the fight to legalize it.