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A Thoughtful Look at the Marijuana Legalization Trend

Coyote9 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 3:00 PM
You appear to be coming at this from a religious viewpoint, so let me ask you this... If G-d gave man free will, who are you to take G-d's place and lock people up for using their free will in selecting marijuanna as their intoxicant of choice, when they bring any harm incurred to their own selves?

Society is gradually becoming more liberal – or libertine – in many ways, and one of the latest trends is the gradual legalization of marijuana in one state after another. This past election, voters approved marijuana for legal (recreational) use in Colorado and Washington. Marijuana has been legalized for recreational or medicinal use in 13 states, with more states to consider it soon. 15 million Americans are regular users of marijuana, a little over 5% of of the population. It seems problematic to criticize its legalization from a logical perspective considering alcohol, another psychoactive substance, is legal. If it is acceptable...