Nevada pot legalization is such a touchy subject, simply because people in the conversation have such strong beliefs on this polarizing topic.
But there’s one man who may hold the key to legalized pot in Nevada--Assemblyman Joe Hogan of Las Vegas (who is a Democrat).
On Friday, a measure to have pot legalized in Nevada will be introduced in the Assembly on Friday. This would make pot the sixth state in the nation to decriminalize the use of marijuana.
"We've wasted a tremendous amount of money spoiling teenagers lives, chasing them around until we can arrest them for something," Hogan said. "And marijuana is not just a harmless plant. The medical benefits are remarkable."
Everybody from Bill Maher to the everyday common man and woman, the biggest argument for legalizing pot is to stop the jailing of young people for what many believe to be is a fairly harmless crime. While certainly all studies and research may prove to be contradictory, it is widely believe that pot does not negatively affect your body or mind for the short or long-term.
Many will also argue that, because marijuana provides serious medical benefits for those that may need it (former TV host Montel Williams is on record saying he uses pot to help with his multiple sclerosis [MS]), that this is yet one more reason that Nevada pot legalization needs to go from a dream to a reality.
So is it possible that pot will be legalized in Nevada? Be sure to return to this column to find out!
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