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

jwilliams Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 8:22 AM
Post-clarification - why do you think that would be true? Pot's not like tobacco where you can just smoke it and get back to work. if people can control themselves now with the cops cracking down, what reason is there to believe they won't be able to control themselves when it's their bosses and social pressure at work cracking down?

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...