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

IMCN-Red Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 8:30 AM
The gateway drug argument falls flat. Where did you people go to school? Did you ever take a class in logic? How about this one: every fatal car crash involves someone who drove a car. Let's ban cars. Getting gangs OUT of the pot trade is one of the best arguments for its legalization.

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...