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

rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:22 AM
Many would not vote to keep alcohol legal or cigarettes or a lot of other stuff - and maybe they are correct or maybe not. However, you won't convince many of the young about marijuana with the existing hypocrisy of legal other stuff.

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...