May 6, 2022
To legalize medicinal or recreational use of marijuana for Kansas because of its multiple medical benefits and to prevent it from harming people. According to a study done by the National Library of Medicine medical marijuana helps with "relief from stress/anxiety (50% of respondents said this), relief of insomnia (45%), improved appetite (12%), decreased nausea (10%), increased focus/concentration (9%), and relief from depression (7%)." Another problem is Fentanyl is becoming common with each day that passes. Normally you wouldn't find it on marijuana but just the fact that the chance of it becoming more common isn’t something we should allow. The Minnesota Department of Health states that “Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.” Something that is 50x stronger than heroin should not have the chance of getting rid of young adults. More than half of American adults have tried marijuana at least once in their lives. Nearly 55 million of them, or 22 percent, currently use it.