The main point of the pros of Marihuana is: it doesn't create addiction or dependence, they explain that Marihuana produces relaxation and you can quit at any moment of using it; like many people says World Peace, Hippies, the '70's, etc one of their arguments is that this plant produces no violence of any kind; and finally they offer you this idea that Marihuana is a good way to treat many terminal diseases. As I said, this is the main point that the defender of Marihuana use to try to persuade people to vote for the legalization of this plant produced by Mother Earth. By the other side, there's a large group of conservatives against this kind of approbation. They say that: first of all, it makes immediate effect that are longer than the alcohol; it can make you suffer about mental/brain diseases that could ruin your life; and finally, a low sexual capacity, because they argue that men's testosterone is decreasing with the use of Marihuana. This issue is very important in Puerto Rico, because we represent our society, our values, and our future. So, starting from this point I think that yes, it's a discussing that should take the time to analyze the different ways it could take in a future and its effect on our society, that right now is not as well as we want.
What is in game here is our present, and future of our society. Both opinions have their point and we have to respect each of them. It's important because we have to let each person express what they feel, what they want and what do they expect of Puertorican's leaders that are defending a movement of this quality. Of course here is some very historical point if they approve it. Puerto Rico will be on the list of countries that try something different to the benefits of some, and the frustration of another, but there's always discrimination with some group.