legalize it

We should legalize marijuana, because it causes more problems that it is illegal then
it ever would if it were legal.I feel that the prohibition of marijuana is a bigger
problem then the smoking of it.No one has ever overdosed on weed, more people
die in alcohol related accidents then pot related accidents.The forbiddance of weed
is the biggest reason for the exploding prison population.Many non-violent drug
offenders are serving longer prison sentences, then murders, then rapist and other
violent criminals.It cost taxpayers 30,000 dollars a year to imprison 1 non-violent
drug offender .That's why politicians are spending billions of tax dollars on
building new prisons and jails to hold everyone, and at the same money for
education , healthcare, and other important things are running short.
The methods used by the government to stop drug abuse aren't working .All
they are doingis creating a black market for weed and other drugs.Stopping
marijuana use cost billions of dollars to enforce and it makes millions of good
hardworking, taxpaying, weed smoking individuals into criminals.Adult use of
alcohol and tobacco are legal and accepted ,but adult use of marijuana is illegal.
With alcohol you can die or get more impaired then with weed and cigarettes are
Many people have the belief that we need to keep weed illegal to keep it
away from our teenagers and children.That is a good theory and it makes sense,
but it is false it doesn't work.There are at least 10 to 15 places that I know in
walking distance, where I know I can get weed , but for me to get a beer it might
take a half an hour to an hour standing outside a bar asking people to go in the bar
or beer distributor and buy me some beer.
In some countries like Holland it is legal to buy pot,but the percent of
teenagers who smoke weed there is less then half of the amount of teenagers who

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