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A Thoughtful Look at the Marijuana Legalization Trend

exterminate Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:06 PM
These morons believe that marijuana dealers add extra cost to their products, for no reason at all, just to cut into their own profits. You know, like car dealers often gold plate the wheels of their cars, just for the heck of it. There is no need to add anything to marijuana, if what was available didn't sell, prices would fall, and prices have gone up over the course of the last two decades. There's no need to "add" anything to move the product, therefor the seller is not going to add anything. These people act like they don't understand economics at all. Of course, they think the way to minimize the sales of something is to make it hugely profitable, so maybe they don't have any understanding of economics....

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...