The mounting evidence is showing that marijuana has valuable health benefits, and is not a “gateway drug” as is so often claimed. We waste valuable resources prosecuting marijuana possession and use, the prosecution of which is unfairly targeted at people of color. Regulate the sale of it, tax it if you wish. But legalize it at a federal level. Those who do not wish to partake don’t have to but continuing to leave it on the schedule one drugs list at a federal level is actively hurting many communities within the United States while wasting resources.