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A woman holding three nuggets of dried marijuana leaf for pain management, depression, anxiety and PTSD. Photo by: Sharon McCutcheon

OPINION: Legalize cannabis now

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer October 18, 2020
There are many economic benefits of cannabis legalization outside the justice system as well. The drug is easily taxable, allowing greater funding for public services. A report from 2019 estimates that if the federal prohibition on weed was lifted that year, the US would earn more than $100 billion in extra tax revenue by 2025.

Seeing green: marijuana gains support

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor August 17, 2017

Pot smokers rejoice as Nevada is now allowing the production and sale of recreational marijuana. According to Rolling Stone, Nevada is the fifth state to allow the opening of dispensaries for recreational...

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