Marijuana By Marcus nelson

Marijuana Is a Medication for many different problems such as:

  • Glacoma
  • Hepitis C
  • epileptic seizers
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Slows progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Side affects
  • LONG-TERM EFFECTS
  • Decline in IQ (up to 8 points if prolonged use started in adolescent age)
  • Poor school performance and higher chance of dropping out
  • Impaired thinking and ability to learn and perform complex tasks
  • Lower life satisfaction
  • Addiction (about 9% of adults and 17% of people who started smoking as teens)
  • Potential development of opiate abuse
  • Relationship problems, intimate partner violence
  • Antisocial behavior including stealing money or lying
  • Financial difficulties
  • Increased welfare dependence Greater chances of being unemployed or not getting good jobs.

Short- & Long-Term Effects of Marijuana - Negative Side Effects of Weed - Drug-Free World. (n.d.). Retrieved May 01, 2017, from http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/marijuana/short-and-long-term-effects.html

Impact on Tax Revenue Better than expected sales of marijuana in Colorado and Washington over the past year have resulted in buoyant tax revenues. In 2015, Colorado collected more than $135 million in taxes and fee on medical and recreational marijuana. Sales in the state totaled over $996 million. Sales in North America grew 30%, to $6.7 billion, in 2016, and is projected to increase to $20.1 billion by 2021, according to Arcview Market Research

Krishna, Mrinalini. "The Economic Benefits of Legalizing Weed." Investopedia. N.p., 26 Apr. 2017. Web. 01 May 2017

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