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- n. The process of making something legal, the process to legalize, decriminalization.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making legal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of legalizing. Also spelled legalisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making lawful
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These estimates also show that marijuana legalization is a relatively modest piece of the overall impact.
Marijuana legalization is a lot more popular than Republicans right now.
There's now solid and increasing evidence that marijuana legalization is an issue that young people care about a lot -- and that putting it on the ballot increases the chances that they'll actually vote.
Marijuana legalization is a much a civil rights issue as blacks and women having the right to vote, as women having equal rights to men, as gay people having the right to marry each other.
Marijuana legalization is approved by the voters 54-46, and everyone lives happily ever after, right?
The most remarkable aspect of the debate on marijuana legalization is the failure of legalization advocates to define the precise nature of legalization.
The reason appeals to principle are less convincing for gun legalization is because there are pretty obvious negative externalities associated with guns.
While I do understand that the idea of drug legalization is an unpopular one with many (including our law enforcement people), it would remove so much of the financial incentive for the cartels.
Needless to say, support for marijuana legalization is pretty much a “fringe” view in national politics.
I believe in legalization but the government has poisoned the public into believing that this is a hardcore drug.