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

Dave8528 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:22 AM
Good luck Washington State too. We made marijuana be be legal in my state too, but you can buy or grow it yet. Our state doesn't have to set up a place where someone can purchase it, until December 2013. It's a bad law, trying to set up cheap revenue in our state.

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...