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legalization

noun affirmation, approval, codification, confirmation, legislative sanction, passing into law, ratification, regulation by statute, sanction, validation
See also: consent, leave, permission, permit

LEGALIZATION. The act of making lawful.
     2. By legalization, is also understood the act by which a judge or competent officer authenticates a record, or other matter, in order that the same may be lawfully read in evidence. Vide Authentication.

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The cannabis revolution involves global advances and fundamental changes in the acceptance of marijuana use over the past decade and rather precipitous legislation in some places in the US to accept legalization of its use.
Across the 23 states and the District of Columbia that have some form of legalization, 49% say marijuana legalization will not make much difference in driving safety.
The Perilous Boom Industry of Marijuana Legalization a.
Likewise, if marijuana legalization creates chaos, fails to contain crime, or leaves many people feeling worse off, a backlash and subsequent rejection and retrenchment are quite possible, leaving policy stranded between failed prohibition and stalled liberalization.
David Boaz, meanwhile, was optimistic about legalization, writing that society was ready to legalize marijuana and perhaps even cocaine and heroin "fairly soon.
Rommel Corral, a clinical testing specialist, said it is the controlled legalization that they are after, and not the legalization of marijuana as a plant.
It's still not clear how much tax revenue would flow from legalization.
Therefore, the initial proceeds of the legalization amounted to more than 6 million Sudanese pounds.
Late December 2014, the application for legalization of an apartment in Omsk city was received from the resident of Kazakhstan - North Kazakhstan region.
Our results suggest that the legalization of medical marijuana is not accompanied by increases in the use of marijuana among high school students," they conclude.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy warns that legalization increases the availability and use of illicit drugs and poses significant health and safety risks, particularly for young people.