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

michigander4 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 8:16 AM
To clarify the last sentence: I believe the opposite would be true if pot were legalized. Pot breaks (with union backing) would become as common as coffee breaks.
Wayne from the Hoosier state Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:29 AM
How certain are you of that?
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 10:45 AM
It's only a gateway because you have to go to a drug dealer to get 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...