Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehab in Phoenix Arizona As the medical marijuana debate heats up daily across the US,Journey Healing Centers a drug rehab and alcohol rehab center in Arizona (http://journeyrecoverycenters.com) raises more concerns over incr
which would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use for 21+. The question is whether these tax revenues will really help the states dig out of the recession. According to Businessweek, the latest studies show the U.S. collects about $8 billion yearly intaxes from alcohol, yet the total cost to the U.S. in 2008 due to alcohol-related problems was $185 billion, which created a huge loss.
Taxpayer dollars will most likely be paying for increased crime cases if these propositions pass. With three shootings recently reported at Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries, there are now more questions about neighborhood safety. Colorado is seeing increased crime and a growing black market associated with their medical marijuana dispensaries (Fox 31 KDVR News). The Netherlands has discovered that normalizing marijuana increased dependence on the drug, increased dealers of harder drugs, and attracted many "drug tourists" from other countries (CS Monitor). Medical marijuana and legalized marijuana raise major issues about a mood-altering drug, economics and crime impacts that all contribute to Journey Healing Centers' opposition.
Journey Healing Centers operates drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Arizona and Utah, and has been featured on MTV's Gone Too Far, PBS, ABC News 15 Phoenix, ABC 4 Salt Lake City, USAToday.com and in People Magazine. Journey Healing Centers has supported thousands dealing with addictions through Residential Programs, Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP), Sober Living Homes, Aftercare and a Free 24-Hour Hotline with Addiction Specialists: 1-866-774-5119. http://journeyrecoverycenters.com