Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Marijuana & Hemp

 

The debate surrounding the legalization of marijuana has been ongoing for years, and has very recently heated up. In the U.S. there are now 17 states that allow medical marijuana, 14 states that have decriminalized marijuana, and Washington and Colorado who just legalized marijuana this past year. For marijuana advocates this is definitely a step in the right direction, however even with a majority of the country (52%) believing that marijuana should be legalized, the federal government still views marijuana as an illegal and dangerous substance. Why is there such a rift in opinion about a little, green plant?

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The reality is that there are many misconceptions about marijuana. There has always been propaganda saying that marijuana is a dangerous drug that can lead to a life of turmoil. The fact is marijuana has been proven to have incredible medical benefits, and has never been ruled as…

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