The debate of whether or not to legalise cannabis is a long running and global one which separates politicians, media, and individuals. On the one hand, there are those that believe the use of cannabis leads to harder drugs and may cause psychological problems in regular users, but on the other there are those that have a different standpoint on the cannabis debate; those that believe cannabis users are essentially only pushed on to harder drugs because they are forced to seek refuge from dealers that sell a variety of narcotics.
Scientists are caught in the debate too. While some, typically older studies indicate that there may be a link to psychological problems; more recent studies have shown that alcohol is far more damaging than cannabis. It is also more addictive than the