In this article, Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce writes about the legalization of Marijuana in Colorado; her opinion is against it. She encourages readers to just say no to marijuana legalization. She writes, “Legalizing marijuana without knowing more about the social and health consequences is reckless and not something I can support.” Her arguement is strong but difficult to agree with. Legalizing marijuana, she argues, would eliminate from our already crowded court system cases of casual users of pot who pose little threat to the community. Why waste taxpayer money prosecuting these individuals and why burden these people with criminal records for smoking a weed? Instead, she argues, legalize pot, and tax it; filling government coffers with millions of dollars. Read more about Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce opinion on the legalization of marijuana in this article.

http://www.dailyrecord.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/05/15/decroce-pot/2141300/

 

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