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I Am Not Stoned: Sobering Realities For Taxpayers On The Road To Legalizing Marijuana

alopekos teumesios Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:00 PM
Why are you posting such silly straw man arguments? You can't even smoke tobacco on a plane today. Planes are the private property of the airlines, so they may regulate your behavior while on board. Don't you believe in private property rights?

Pot fans got what they wanted in Colorado: they finally convinced voters there to support the legalization of “recreational marijuana.” It’s seen as a huge victory for those who support the powers of the individual states, and a great example of “federalism” in action. But who is considering the burden of all of this on the American taxpayer?

Before I go further, let me be clear: I have never in my entire life consumed marijuana. When I was a kid I was out of step with my peers on this, but I’ve just never been interested in “trying it,” and that’s...