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Legalization of Marijuana By lifting the ban on marijuana use and treating it like other drugs such as tobacco and alcohol the nation would gain immediate and long-term benefits This change in the law would greatly improve the quality of life for many people Victims of glaucoma for example would find marijuana easily available If the medical advantages that are claimed for marijuana are real many more patients would benefit Research which has been slowed in the past by the governments reluctance to exemptions to the marijuana laws would be easier to conduct The cloud of suspicion would disappear and doctors could get on with investigating marijuanas medical uses without fear of controversy It might become possible to discuss the dangers of marijuana use without getting caught up in a policy debate Meanwhile the black market would disappear overnight Some arrangement would be made to license the production of marijuana cigarettes Thousands of dealers would be put out of business and a secret part of the economy would come into the Open It is difficult to say whether this change would reduce crime because criminals would probably continue to sell other drugs But it would have an impact on the amount of money flowing through criminal Channels and this might weaken organized crime Lastly the federal budget would benefit in two ways Federal revenues would increase because marijuana cigarettes would be taxed at the point of sale The companies that make the cigarettes would also pay income taxes adding to the federal coffers Second there would be a reduction in the amount spent on law enforcement efforts to apprehend and prosecute users and sellers of marijuana The drug enforcement authorities might reduce their budget requests or more likely focus more intensely on hard drugs and violent crimes It is also otherwise consumed worldwide by an estimated 200000000 persons for pleasure an
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