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

Kuwull Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 11:05 AM
Wow, moron Hill, I bet when the state stops spending all the money they now spend on pot being illegal, they'll have plenty to set up the little it will take to sell it. Let's see, are there already liquor stores in the state? Wow, a set up distribution network that costs NOTHING to set up. Are there farmers capable of growing it already in the state? Really, the state won't have to set up a new farm system? ABout the only thing the satate will have to set up is a new office in the department of revenue to collect the tax money from it.

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...