Argument: Legalizing marijuana will reduce profits of traffickers and gangs
- "420 Campaign - Top Ten Reasons Marijuana Should Be Legal". High Times. March 13th, 2007 - "7. Legalized marijuana would reduce the flow of money from the American economy to international criminal gangs. Marijuana’s illegality makes foreign cultivation and smuggling to the United States extremely profitable, sending billions of dollars overseas in an underground economy while diverting funds from productive economic development."