Real people share their thoughts on marijuana legalization

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One of the most controversial political discussions facing the U.S. today is whether to federally legalize marijuana. While there are several locations where cannabis is legal statewide, its national legality is still up in the air. Although the country seems to be swaying more and more towards nationwide legalization, there is still enough protestation to keep the decision in the hands of individual state legislatures and populations.

There have been several studies and claims that not only is marijuana not dangerous, but it can also provide some surprising health benefits. Since marijuana is often categorized more closely with harder drugs than legal substances like alcohol or cigarettes, it can be frustrating for marijuana-legalization supporters.

Several people took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to reveal their truths about marijuana legalization.

Sometimes, it feels like negative attention is focused on the wrong national issue:
Weed is still illegal in some places because it

Marijuana legalization can have positive economic effects:
Colorado has made $117,000,000 because of their new cannabis laws. We are ready for legalization!

Should marijuana use be classified with other, harder drugs?

Legalizing marijuana doesn't mean that it shouldn't be practiced with precaution:
I support marijuana but not for kids. I think it should have the exact same laws as alcohol

Whether it's legal or not, you still need to practice self control:
I wish medical marijuana would become federally legal so I didn

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right?
I think legalizing marijuana in all states would be easier than trying to suppress it since marijuana isn

The real facts about marijuana might pleasantly surprise you:

For more real opinions on marijuana legalization, check out Whisper.

To find out about the recent increase in marijuana usage, watch the video below:
Marijuana Use Has Doubled In US Adults

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