Benefits of Marijuana legalization in Nevada

Marijuana is a drug originating from a weed or plant that is used for recreational purposes to feel good and as medicine to heal various illnesses. Marijuana also referred to as Cannabis sativa, weed or pot is illegal in most countries in the world with claims that it has adverse…

Did it cost Nevada $42 million to arrest almost 5,000 people last year for marijuana?

Did it cost Nevada $42 million to arrest almost 5,000 people last year for marijuana? The legalizers are claiming that enforcing Nevada’s marijuana laws cost the state $42 million. The figure is based upon Jeffrey A. Miron’s report: “The Budgetary Implications of Marijuana Prohibition,” June 2005. But who paid for…

Marijuana and Business

If Question 7 passes, doctors, teachers, school bus drivers, police, firefighters, and many others would be permitted to legally possess and use marijuana. Question 7 protects a person “from arrest, civil or criminal penalty,” “discipline by any state or local licensing board and state prosecution” for possession, transfer, or use…

Alcohol, Cigarettes, Marijuana and Youth

Proponents of marijuana legalization would like voters to think placing the drug into a “regulated and controlled” system, similar to alcohol and tobacco, would reduce the availability of marijuana for youth. The legalizers like to point out that the majority of high school seniors say marijuana is “easy to get.”…

Marijuana and Police Resources

Nevada voters rejected legalizing marijuana in 2002. 61% – 39% he proponents of legalizing marijuana claim that marijuana offenses prevent police from focusing on other crimes. To bolster that claim they point out the number of marijuana possession “arrests” in Nevada. Here are the facts: Under current Nevada law, one…