As of 2016, 26 states and the District of Columbia recognize some form of legalized marijuana.
- Read the article linked here: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/25/us/marijuana-legalization-ballot-measures.html?_r=0
- Read the article linked here: https://mic.com/articles/110344/14-years-after-portugal-decriminalized-all-drugs-here-s-what-s-happening#.IFSvzYZkP
- Read the article linked here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/should-the-us-legalize-hard-drugs/2012/04/11/gIQAX95QBT_story.html?utm_term=.f9aa16f6991a
- Research the War on Drugs, focus on its history and cost-effectiveness.
Based on your research and utilizing the proper terminology from your textbook, answer the following questions:
- Do you agree with the legalization of medicinal marijuana? Why or why not?
- Do you believe in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana? Why or why not?
- Do you believe in decriminalization of all drugs? Why or why not?