It is a subject of debate that is far from new - the possible legalization of marijuana.
Lynbrook police have made several marijuana arrests in the past weeks, as seen in the weekly Although these past two weeks arrests have been for relatively small amounts of possession, police arrested a Baldwin man on Sept. 2 who was in possession of
Critics of legalization say that marijuana is a gateway drug and is generally dangerous to use. Legalizing would only put our youth in danger, they argue.
The other side argues that other legal drugs, such as alcohol and cigarettes, are far more dangerous, and question just how dangerous marijuana is. Another argument is that legalizing and selling the drug would bring in much-needed tax revenue.
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