Legalize Marijuana in Tennessee

Legalize Marijuana in Tennessee

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Tristan Cunningham started this petition to Governor Bill Lee and

It will impact me because I will not have to stress over getting arrested for a nonviolent drug charge. I have family members and friends that could use cannabis and it’s medical benefits. It’s time to end the prohibition!

The criminalization of marijuana use disproportionately harms young people and people of color, sponsors massive levels of violence and corruption, and fails to curb youth access

Legalizing and regulating marijuana will bring one of the nation's largest cash crops under the rule of law. This will create jobs and economic opportunities in the formal economy instead of the illicit market. Scarce law enforcement resources will be better used to ensure public safety while reducing corrections and court costs.

State and local governments would acquire significant new sources of tax revenue from regulating marijuana sales. Marijuana product testing is becoming a standard requirement for legalized marijuana markets. This means consumers are better informed about the marijuana they use.

There is more public support for marijuana law reform than ever before with new polls showing more than half the country is in favor of legalizing marijuana. The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) believes marijuana should be removed from the criminal justice system and regulated like alcohol and tobacco.

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