Marijuana,whether medical or recreational, has a varied and controversy filled history. Cannabis proponents often say it would be a massive financial benefit to the country if marijuana was to be legalised, and as this infographic shows, they are right. There are billions of dollars at stake when it comes to legalizing marijuana, not to mention the reduced costs in enforcement of prohibition laws. Couple these reasons with the prevention of the unnecessary criminalisation of millions of Americans and its hard to deny the benefits to all. Check out the figures that are making the politicians rethink below.
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