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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.
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