Persuasive speech - legalising marijuana

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LEGALIZING MARIJUANAFor most of human history, marijuana has been completely legal. It’s not a recently discovered plant and Its known uses go back further than 7,000 B.C.. Marijuana has been illegal for less than 1% of the time that it’s been in use. The hemp plant is a valuable natural resource.Up untill 1883, Cannibis was the largest agricultural crop in the world. It had thousands of uses, and products. The majority of fabrics, lighting oil, medicines, paper, and fiber came from hemp.The first two copies of the declaration of independence of United States , were writen on hemp paper. Legalizing marijuana would eliminate the confusion surrounding hemp and allow us to take advantage of hemp's agricultural and industrial
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uses.HEALTHMarijuana provides relief from pain and  nausea of cancer and AIDS patients and other symptoms for many individuals who have not been treated successfully with conventional medications.  Even queen victoria used the resin extracts from hemp to eleviate her menstrual cramps.ECONOMYA regulated, legal market in marijuana would reduce marijuana sales and use among teenagers, as well as reduce their exposure to other drugs in the illegal market.Legalized marijuana would reduce the flow of money from a  country's economy to  criminal gangs. Marijuana's illegality makes foreign cultivation and smuggling  the herb extremely profitable, sending billions of dollars and euros  in an ...

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