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NEW Website! – Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legal?

Our 56th website explores the pros and cons in the debate over
legalizing recreational (also called adult-use) marijuana. More than
half of US adults have tried marijuana, despite it being an illegal drug
under federal law. Proponents say legalization will add billions to the
economy, create hundreds of thousands of jobs, free up scarce police
resources, and stop the huge racial disparities in marijuana
enforcement. Opponents say legal marijuana will result in more teen
marijuana use, lead to more medical emergencies including traffic deaths
from driving while high, increase crime, and cause environmental

Our new website presents the top pro & con arguments
and quotes, a history of the debate, a video gallery, and a state guide
to marijuana laws. It took 5 months, 250 sources, and 750 hours to
create this free, nonpartisan resource for our readers.