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

MobiusDick Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 3:15 PM
I believe that C sativa can also be used for hemp production but I am not sure; however, just as selective breeding have raised the THC content of C indica to levels as high as somewhere around 43-45% (which is the record in the DEA's Drug Information For Law Enforcement Professionals Handbook), most of the high quality C indica today is in the 20-23% range. This level was as low as 3% just 50-60 years ago.

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...