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No on 64: Don’t Invite Cartels

Crashaxe Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 8:35 PM
The U.S. federal government spent over $15 billion dollars (that's Tax dollars) in 2010 on the War on Drugs, at a rate of about $500 per second. Source: Office of National Drug Control Policy Close to $32 Billion (In Tax Dollars) has been spent this year alone, Come on when are we going to realize that the "war on drugs" is nothing more that a taxpayer scam and is doing nothing to stop illegal drug traffic from south of the border. Spend that money on educating the masses on the benefits of Medical marijuana "how it cures cancer' and a whole host of other ailments, and the over 5000 uses for Industrial hemp. Oh wait we can't do that, it would disrupt the trillions of dollars in profit from drugs and oil products.

Voters of Colorado should vote NO on amendment 64, a proposal to legalize marijuana in Colorado.

Voters should not treat this as only a question on the merits of marijuana legalization but rather on whether Colorado would be wise to make marijuana legal in the state even as it remains illegal in the rest of the country.

If our state becomes the only state in the nation to legalize marijuana, criminal organizations are more likely to set up shop in Colorado. Just as reducing taxes attracts legitimate businesses to the state, reducing criminal sanctions on...

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