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

michigander4 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:44 AM
RE: "Those are your two arguments against? No wonder your kid sister doesn't listen." Hell, my kid sister thinks it's okay to drive a car after smoking pot..... says it's not the same as driving after drinking..... says she actually drives better after burning one. Any of you trolls want to defend that, too? LMFAO

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...