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...
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I agree BiggDonn ... Americans should be free to choose how they live their lives and accept the consequences thereof. It is not the role of American government to regulate how we eat or recreate. Anyone who thinks otherwise subordinates their best interest to the arbitrary will of the state.
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