Marijuana has been a trending topic in society with legalization becoming more known. 9 states has made recreational marijuana legal to use.
The legalization of marijuana will increase jobs and tax revenue for each state.
There are ways you can help legalize marijuana your state. If you really love cannabis, get up and help the movement move forward.
A great start is learning the purpose of marijuana and why it should be legal. Research the history and background on why weed became illegal.
Did you know in 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act was introduced which banned the use and sales of cannabis.
The laws on cannabis. The laws on cannabis remained the same until 1971 when Nixon signed the Controlled Substance Act.
Understand the reasoning behind the government's intolerance towards cannabis, then try to challenge their beliefs with strong arguments.
Going online can help legalize marijuana by you going to websites such as Marijuana Policy Project, Americans for Safe Access or Drug Policy Alliances and you can volunteer, phone banking or donate.
Donating can help the process by non-profits working to promote new drug policies grounded in science, compassion health and human rights.
Meet other Marijuana activist
You can start a conversation with those who have the same goal as yourself. Exchange your ideas, information and experience with those who have similar views.
Show up to activist events and network with others.
Capture media attention by going after local media networks that will influence others.
Contact local representatives and politicians
Reach out to your local representatives and politicians to explain your thoughts on why marijuana should be legalized. You can local politicians and reps through websites like house.gov.
Show your support by voting for cannabis-friendly legislators or if your state has marijuana reform ballots.
Lets push the legalization of marijuana to make a long-life dream come true!
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