Can Trump Save the World by Legalizing Marijuana?

Anyone who has been keeping up with politics in recent months is very likely aware that Trump intends to save the nation’s economy by legalizing marijuana. It is not hard to imagine that the legalization of marijuana could lead to all manner of improvements in the economy, with money changing hands and a healthy tax being levied on the popular recreational drug.

Unfortunately, there is much resistance to the idea of legalizing marijuana from those who believe that the use of any recreational drug use is inherently bad, despite the common perception that marijuana is basically harmless.

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On the other hand, there are those who feel that legalizing marijuana will lead to rampant use of harder drugs that can cause serious social problems. Whatever your beliefs might be, it isn’t hard to argue the fact that the legalization of marijuana might save the American economy.

With estimates of millions of dollars changing hands and a great percentage of Americans enjoying the recreational use of marijuana, it is not hard to see that the taxation and legalization of marijuana could lead to tremendous windfall profits for the American people as well as the United States government.

With all manner of businesses and products seeing a downturn in popularity, it is only natural to look towards other sources of income in order to ensure that there is a sustainable economic model in place to assist and bring the economy back to a suitably productive level.

After many decades of politicizing the argument, the effort to legalize marijuana has been dragged kicking and screaming out into the daylight where it can be discussed reasonably by adults.

Many are of the opinion that the people who first experimented with marijuana in the 50s, 60s and 70s have now grown into adults and are running the country, making it easier to discuss the argument in a logical fashion. Others stick to the idea that marijuana is a deadly drug that causes all manner of social problems.

Despite the fact that not one death has ever been directly attributed to marijuana in the history of the world, the effort to criminalize the recreational drug use of marijuana has raged on for years.

With all the facts on the table, it is easy to see that the legalization of marijuana can have tremendous positive results on not only the economy but on the social and recreational enjoyment of everyone in the United States. In addition, it would eliminate the imprisonment, drug testing and criminalization of certain individuals who are less than enthusiastic about having a criminal record simply because they occasionally partake in recreational marijuana usage.

For those who have suffered needlessly at the hands of overzealous law enforcement agencies, it would be a welcome relief to the care and persecution of individuals who are otherwise innocent of any wrongdoing.

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Medical Marijuana Use in Colorado is on the Rise

In the state of Missouri, many local communities are taking a stance on the use of illegal drugs while the Missouri Legislature seems to be dragging their feet. The town of Washington, Missouri, for example, recently passed ordinances to restrict the sale of cold medication that is used to make the worst of all the illegal drugs: meth. And several towns in the state have passed resolutions to legalize the least harmful of the illegal drugs: marijuana.

Many states have made medical marijuana legal as long as it is prescribed by a medical doctor. Marijuana is useful in treating glaucoma, relieving chronic pain, and helping control the appetite loss and nausea that is associated wit chemotherapy. Talk show host Montelle Williams has stated that it is of great benefit in relieving the pain associated with his Multiple Sclerosis.

One of the states where medical marijuana is legal is Colorado. Right now they are experiencing a boom in marijuana use because of it. More than 9,000 people are on the rolls as registered users of medical marijuana in the state. That’s up 2,000 people in the last month.

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According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, critics of the system say that it is open to abuse and cite the growing number of young people who are on the rolls. They say either these young people are suddenly coming down with a lot of diseases or they are using the system to get dope. What happens in Colorado may have a direct effect on efforts to legalize medical marijuana in states like Missouri and Illinois, where it is being considered.

Like Missouri, efforts at the state level to limit use have been not been successful mainly because the businesses that supply the marijuana would go out of business if they were severely restricted. But also like Missouri, many of the towns in Colorado are passing laws of their own that have the same effect. Several towns have made it illegal to sell near a school, for example.

But it may just be a matter of time before federal enforcers step in anyway. One thing that you have to remember is that possession of any kind of marijuana is illegal under federal law and that it not likely to change anytime soon. The late Hunter S, Thompson, a former resident of Colorado, would be turning I his grave.

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America Speaks – Abortion, Same Sex Marriage, and Legalizing Marijuana

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The mid-term election was full of hot topics including a ban on abortion, same sex marriages, and legalizing marijuana. Americans have spoken and their views on these hot issue topics were tallied throughout Tuesday night.
Voters in South Dakota disapproved of a ban on abortion, one of hottest measures on the ballot this election. The measure would have banned all types of abortion, including those due to rape or incest, except when the mother’s life is in danger.

A huge loss for some conservatives, they were hoping to take the case back to the Supreme Court and readdress Roe v. Wade. The measure on the ballot was easily passed by legislative in South Dakota, however, voters rejected the ban by 56%, sending a clear message to the Conservative Party.

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Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, believes this is a clear message to other lawmakers across America that the citizen’s decision on Roe v. Wade will not change.

Other hot issues on the ballot this election included a ban on same sex marriage. In seven of the eight states, the measure to ban same sex marriage passed. In Arizona they are still tallying the votes, but it appears the measure to ban same sex marriage will pass. Many conservatives used the issue of same sex marriage to have a bigger turn out for their party. Some believe this will effect the decision of the recent ruling in New Jersey on same sex marriages.

The issue to allow citizens to legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana, bought in Government regulated pot shops was not passed in Nevada or Colorado. The measure had surprise supporters, including a reverend from a local church in Nevada, however, voters felt marijuana is a gateway drug and legalizing it would not help fight the war on drugs.

The decisions on such hot issues such as same sex marriages and legalizing marijuana could be issues considered in other states in the upcoming Presidential election in 2008.


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Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone to Pot – an Opera About Marijuana

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Denver goes to pot in a new opera, arranged by David Nehls and choreographed by Margaret Skokan, playing from October 3rd to November 3rd at the Crossroads Theater. Still plenty of time to catch it if you missed opening night.

Denver residents know we have gone to pot with dispensaries on every corner, now potheads have another reason to hold their heads up high. A new opera is playing in Denver. Winner of the most unlikely opera title is, “Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone To Pot.” Well, why not? After all, there are classic operas dealing with just about every controversial subject known to man.

Why not a made for potheads opera?

A man waves a Colorado flag with a marijuana leaf on it at Denver's annual 4/20 marijuana rally in front of the state capitol building
A man waves a Colorado flag with a marijuana leaf on it at Denver’s annual 4/20 marijuana rally in front of the state capitol building in downtown Denver April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Location, Location, Location

Denver certainly is an appropriate location for an opera about the life and times of Mary Jane. From Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” to it’s recent legalization of medical marijuana, Denver has a long history of loving the green stuff. It even grows wild here, although, as I’m told, the wild variety isn’t exactly primo. I wouldn’t know. The seventies were long ago and far away, and I’m more into being a Grandma these days.

What’s It About?

“Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone to Pot,” celebrates 90 years of pot culture with song. It’s a vaudeville style show with pot songs dating back to the 1920’s. Even if you’re not too into it, this could be an interesting and unique night out. How many times have you said you need something new to do in Denver? Well, here is your chance to be in on a first. The first pot opera! At least, to my knowledge.

Age Limits

“Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone to Pot” is not a PG-13 kind of show. Only those 16 and over may attend. Sort of like an R rating, minus a year. Some parents might not like the fact that their kids can attend an opera about pot. On the other hand, hopefully their parenting skills will prevail over one night of entertainment. Look at it this way, your kids want to see an opera. That can’t be all bad.

What the Heck?

For those of you who are sick of being inundated with dispensaries, this might be one to miss. For the rest, however, it could be something to talk about over the dinner table. After all, this is bound to be a unique experience. So, what’s the skinny on, “Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone to Pot”? Where and when is it playing, how much per ticket, etc. etc.?

The Scoop

“Reefer Mania! Denver’s Gone to Pot”, plays at the Crossroads Theater, Okt 3 – Nov 3 2017. Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. To make reservations call 303-295-1833. Go to this website for more details about this first ever pot opera! The cost is a mere $18.00 per ticket, a small price to pay for a very different sort of entertainment!

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The hero of all drugs is marijuana, through which you can easily get fast relief

Everyone would know that the marijuana is a drug that must be avoided in order to protect your health. It is also used as the herb that contains the cannabinoids. It is used for the medicinal uses for curing some disease. The marijuana can be used in two different types.

  • They could be directly used inside your mouth in the form of tablet or by keeping below your mouth.

  • It can also be used in the form of the pipe by using that you can smoke.

Many may have the doubt why marijuana should be legal? It is because too much of anything is fit for nothing. When there is a limit in everything then sure there won’t be any problem but in case if it is not legal then all would try to use it. Then there is more possibility for them to cross their limit that would cause a severe damage to the inside tissues.

The positive boosters that why should it be legally sold

The marijuana is a drug but it is the one that contain the low level of the side effects when compared to the others. It is widely used in many places for the different type of the treatment.

  • It gives a fast relief from the severe pain that human cannot able to bare.

  • It is also used for treating up with the different set of the other problems like the nausea and the other spasticity.

  • When it is legal then you can stop selling them to the kids so the kids would stop using them.

This all says that why marijuana should be legal through this you can able to easily raise fund for even the government by collecting the taxes for marijuana.

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