The legalization of drugs and substances which are classified as illegal at the moment has been one of the prominent debates in America today. Persons from all walks of life have voiced their opinion on this matter, opting to either support or oppose the legalization of the drugs (Merino 40). The political class has also been vocal about this issue, with several politicians expressing their inclination in the debates and their reasons (Berlatsky 12). The impact of the politicians’ views has been of great influence to the American citizens with most of them siding with the views of their preferred politicians and parties. Among the prominent subjects of the debates has been the legalization of marijuana, with proponents of its ratification mainly pointing to its medicinal value. Continue reading