They Say this Medical Alternative is a gate way drug, and could lead to harder drugs meanwhile is has no addictive qualities scientifically, unless the individual using it has an addictive personality just like coffee and other daily things we tend to consume that are considered habits.  Corruption erupted in the early to mid 1900’s due to paper companies losing out in sales the big conglomerates got together to create a stigma for the uneducated consumers and growers. Cannabis was soon classified as a schedule one drug under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which was enacted in 1938 and signed by President Franklin Roosevelt. along with doctors today like Charles “Cully” Stimson from the heritage foundation insist that marijuana is “addictive and that its use significantly impairs bodily and mental functions” and “Furthermore, studies have shown that legalized marijuana will provide nowhere near the economic windfall proclaimed by some proponent” both of which are extremely inaccurate and proven otherwise by the state of Colorado, which created five million dollars in their first week of marijuana revenue and the state of Oregon, which surpassed Colorado’s profits more than double reaching eleven million dollars after their first week of marijuana sales. Steadily decreasing crime rates once the newly passed laws were active saved tax payers money, says Noelle Crombie from The Oregonian/Oregon Live.