Why W.Va. shouldn’t legalize marijuana

Today, 11 states mostly on the West Coast and Northeast have legalized marijuana. There are however, three medical reasons this should not be done here in West Virginia. According to the European Respiratory Journal, marijuana increases the risk of lung cancer more than cigarette smoking does. Furthermore, it is also highly associated with testicular cancer. The third medical reason is a causative factor of Amotivational Syndrome. A syndrome where the individual develops a sense of apathy about the future, poor concentration and decreased interest in social and other activities.

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