"So viva Mexico and the United States alike, now uniting in an alliance to reform drug laws and end this pointless mayhem. The most pressing thing at the moment is getting marijuana legalized once and for all. This plant accounts for roughl
y sixty percent of cartel profits in Mexico, and its prohibition alone is responsible for much of the devastation wrought by the drug war. All the while its legality and legitimacy is welcomed by more than fifty percent of Americans (a figure increasing more and more every day).
There are varying reasons for supporting legalization, but one that can't be neglected is the death toll accumulating south of the border. To me personally, this is the most immediate reason for ending prohibition. Third party innocents from low-income, drug-producing countries die every day from our uncompromising drug policies. Yet the United States government remains committed to continuing down this unjust road-to-nowhere, which is something that should be intolerable to all of us.
Another critical reason for ending prohibition (and one that's often overlooked in my opinion), is..."
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