|Safer Arizona wants to legalize marijuana|
|Written by Sariah Schroader|
|Friday, 08 November 2013 19:32|
One Arizona group is working to put the legalization of marijuana on the next voting ballet.
Safer Arizona is a local marijuana advocacy group with branches in Tucson and Phoenix and they want to legalize recreational marijuana.
They main point of argument is that weed is safer than alcohol.
"Cannabis, it's been used by man for tens of thousands of years without any recorded deaths due to over does," says Safer Arizona representative Robert Clark.
Clark says that the plant can be used for many different beneficial reasons including food and medication. While Clark knows a majority of the population want to use marijuana to get high, he says that's not the usage Safer Arizona is after.
University of Arizona graduate, Nolan Austin is in favor of marijuana legalization but doesn't think now is the right time.
"I think there's still to much misinformation about the drug and about just drugs in general," says Austin.
Safer Arizona continues to push for the vote and hoped to get onto the ballet in 2014.
For more information visit the Safer Arizona Website.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 21:45|
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