• A Pharmacist Makes the Case Against Legalizing Marijuana

    3 monthes ago - By Modern Medicine

    Legalization of marijuana has ramifications beyond the individual's decision to smoke an occasional joint. Several considerations contradict the argument for legalization.
    Economic Disaster
    Most simply, it is argued that legalization would eliminate criminal problems. The state would collect its sales tax, and marijuana users would be happy.
    However, as with alcohol, the use of marijuana will create costs in excess of the sales tax revenue. It has been predicted that costs associated with treatment, injuries, loss of work, and damage to property are likely to run millions more than the...
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