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The Marijuana Rebellion

boldaq Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 11:50 AM
The first pot dispensary opened in Colorado in 2004 under President Bush.
The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 3:17 PM
Really, it was under Bush? Or do you mean Bush was there for the dedication or grand opening? No? Maybe you mean he wrote a letter of congratulations to the owners? No? Maybe you just mean Bush was president in 2004 and had nothing to do with it?
The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 3:17 PM
Really, it was under Bush? Or do you mean Bush was there for the dedication or grand opening? No? Maybe you mean he wrote a letter of congratulations to the owners? No? Maybe you just mean Bush was president in 2004 and had nothing to do with it?
By the time the 21st Amendment ended national alcohol prohibition in December 1933, more than a dozen states had already opted out. Maryland never passed its own version of the Volstead Act, while New York repealed its alcohol prohibition law in 1923. Eleven other states eliminated their statutes by referendum in November 1932.

We could see the beginning of a similar rebellion against marijuana prohibition this year as voters in three states -- Washington, Colorado and Oregon -- decide whether to legalize the drug's production and sale for recreational use. If any of these ballot initiatives pass, it might be the...