The University Of Michigan Reported That In 2015, 38 Percent Of College Students Said They Had Used Marijuana In The Prior 12 Months, Up From 30 Percent In 2006.

Cannabis would be available for purchase by adults 21 years old and up. Advertising rules similar to those regarding alcohol would also apply to marijuana under the bill according to Newsweek. The University of Michigan reported that in 2015, 38 percent of college students said they had used marijuana in the prior 12 months, up from 30 percent in 2006. The study went on to say that alcohol, tobacco and narcotic use have declined. With attitudes in young people regarding marijuana use changing, and the legal framework potentially softening, it is time to fully legalize marijuana for adult recreational use across all 50 states. Currently, the Drug Enforcement Administration classifies marijuana as a drug with “no currently accepted medical use” and bars a doctor from prescribing it according to the Washington Post. When considering legalizing marijuana for recreational use, we must first recognize its health benefits. In the 25 states that have medical marijuana, marijuana is used to treat mental illness, addictions, epilepsy and chronic pain. In Iowa, http://michiganmedicalmarijuana.biz/ marijuana oil is only allowed to treat certain types of epilepsy while it remains illegal to manufacture or distribute the oil in the state according to the Des Moines Register. Government oversight of production and distribution as well as taxation of marijuana could expand funds for the economy. In Colorado, there has been a $2.4 billion revenue increase in 2015 according to Colorado’s Marijuana Policy Group.

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