The issue of marijuana legalization/decriminalization in Canada having been brought to public attention recently by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, journalists Tobi Cohen and Andrea Hill of the Vancouver Sun in their article "Not everyone high on pot's economic benefits" thought it appropriate to clarify both sides of the argument concerning this issue on a financial standpoint. The medical aspect of marijuana use/consumption is not treated in the subject article or in this post.
The main argument for legalizing marijuana would be its potential boost to the economy. Tax revenues stemming... [+] Read more
This article determined and discussed the attitudes of North Americans on issues surrounding the nations coping with illegal drugs and marijuana legalization, decriminalization, punishments, and effects on families. This article gives data on the public view on marijuana in North America and how it has changed over time.
I think this article shows the general opinion of marijuana a large scale that is free of the bias of an individuals’ perception. This article also points out the many contradictory trends in the response of the general public when it comes to marijuana (Millhorn et al.,... [+] Read more