Topic: Legalizing Marijuana
Specific Purpose: To tell you why marijuana should be legalized
Thesis: Marijuana should be legalizes for many reasons, including
Medical use, get our government out of debt, and also to
I. Some people make a bunch of money selling this product
II. You may never know who sells it but it could help our government get out of debt, help a loved one get through a hard time like cancer, and also reduce drug wars.
III. You may be like my mom and think its stupid, but this could be the one big thing to help our country out.
IV. Im not thrilled to say this but our government is in a big debt, this is one thing that could get us out of debt very quick.
V. So Today, I will tell you all the reasons why marijuana should be legal.
(Transition: We will start by telling you the medical use marijuana has)
I. There are some states already that have legalized marijuana for medical use.
A. There are many different reasons why marijuana is good for medical use.
1. One reason is for people that are going through a tough time like having cancer and don’t have a good appetite, marijuana will help them eat.
2. Also another reason is that it is less addictive than other medicines that people use when having pain.
3. It is also not expensive as other pain killers for people going through pain.
(Transition: As you know, our government is in a big debt)
II. Marijuana is one thing that can get our government out of debt.
A. One way for it to get us out of debt is we could sell it in stores.
B. Also we could put a huge tax on it and the government would make a lot of money of it being bought, it has also made California $14 million since legalized.
C. It also could create jobs for people that are broke or have been laid off.
(Transition: Legalization of marijuana can also reduce the crime rate)