Comment: At last the tide seems to be turning and the idiocy of keeping “weed” as an illegal substance. This article argues for legalization as helping solve major social problems. To the list should be added the down sizing of police forces. With fewer police the crime rate will decrease.
Keywords: Legalization of marijuana, social benefits of legalization.
SEO: Legalization of marijuana will provide major social benefits and make money for state governments. The stupidity of continuing the status quo shows how backward the federal government really is.