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

bridget38 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 11:47 AM
Heard one of the proponents for this from university of Colorado say it would remove the cost of enforcing the laws against marijuana. What nonsense ... Only a matter of time before a group forms called Mothers Against Driving with marijuana. The will work for laws that make driving under the influence illegal, systems will have be set up to test how much is too much, and laws made to send people to jail for breaking those laws. I don't like drunk drivers, Alcohol is legal, do we want to public endorse more people without their senses on the road or stumbling around our streets. Just what we need with a Pres in Wh who by his own writings apparently "did blow".
Science Avenger Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:27 PM
You assume the law change will increase the number of imapired drivers. The evidence for this is nonexistent. Do you really think there are many people out there who don't use marijuana BECAUSE its illegal?

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...