First of all, read the short articles and watch the following videos:
Marijuana and Crime (Links to an external site.)
How Drugs Work: Cannabis (Links to an external site.)
Summarize any problems with pointing to the fact that marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug among criminal offenders as evidence of a connection between marijuana and crime? Do some independent research and discuss potential economic benefits and/or costs of marijuana legalization. Do you think you would be more likely to smoke marijuana, if you do not already, if it were legal? Explain why, why not.