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    Marijuana legal in us ever?

    Do any of you think it will ever be legal? and if so how long until? next presidency? I realize if Hillary wins its out of the question, but what about our other choices?

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    We both know we'll ban war before legalizing pot in the USA. The trouble is, we don't smoke enough pot to even think about banning war.

    A lot of people smoke weed- but not enough

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    I just don't understand, alcohol is MUCH worse then marijuana and its legal. We basically have a marijuana prohibition going right now. In Canada is it viewed the same as in the USA?

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    No, more people (proportionately) get high in Canada.

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    Be kind to yourself always. cosmictraveler's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beans View Post
    Do any of you think it will ever be legal? and if so how long until? next presidency? I realize if Hillary wins its out of the question, but what about our other choices?
    As I stated in other threads about this subject that decriminalization is happening in many states which allows for those found with less than an ounce only to recieve a misdemenor and pay a fine. There is no jail time involved.

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    I think its the drug tests in the work place that gets me. Now in Arkansas we cant even get synthetic urine anymore. You have to have a friend pee in something, its awful. The bad part is I actually have insomnia, every sleeping pill works for a short amount of time then stops. If i smoke a half a joint before I go to bed i can sleep all night no problem. Some of us actually have medicinal reasons for it.(not at ALL saying its bad to get stoned)

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypewaders View Post
    We both know we'll ban war before legalizing pot in the USA. The trouble is, we don't smoke enough pot to even think about banning war.

    A lot of people smoke weed- but not enough
    ROFLOL

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    Interplanetary homesteader domesticated om's Avatar
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    I'd love to cook more things with marijuana in it. Having it legalized means the prices would drop, and I wouldn't have to spend a fortune to make a decently potent entre.

    I think it will be a long time -if ever- before pot is legalized in the United States. I seem to recall it losing in several instances during a few recent polls over the years. Assuming these polls were legitimate (and not a psy-op to cultivate the illusion of public opinion) it would mean that there is not enough support.

    I wish I could remember details on these polls. The only things I do recall are that they were in the context of policies within individual states.

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    Quote Originally Posted by domesticated om View Post
    I wish I could remember details on these polls. The only things I do recall are that they were in the context of policies within individual states.
    That's the trouble with pot, see...it fucks up your memory.

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    Be kind to yourself always. cosmictraveler's Avatar
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    Having it legalized means the prices would drop
    Since most people don't smoke pot to begin with they have no idea what the pricers are for the illegal ounce. Once a legalization ever happened only a certain amount of farmers would grow it and they would control the prices they charged for it as well as those who distribute it. It maybe low, like cigarettes were to start, but it would eventually be very costly as cigarettes are today.

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    Caught in the machine shichimenshyo's Avatar
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    Ohh well, I really wouldnt mind paying more for legal pot.

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    I'm sure people would still sell it illegally.

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    Caught in the machine shichimenshyo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beans View Post
    I'm sure people would still sell it illegally.
    Of course they would. but why not just make it okay to grow it legally in your own home?

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    Fixin' Shit that Ain't Broke MacGyver1968's Avatar
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    If it was...you could call me "Farmer Mitch" ...'cause I'd be one serious weed growin' MF!

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    Interplanetary homesteader domesticated om's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by tablariddim View Post
    That's the trouble with pot, see...it fucks up your memory.
    <Rimshot!/>
    It's been a long time (in the order of years) since I've actually indulged.

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    unamerican american USS Exeter's Avatar
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    Legalize pot? Sure, why not, it is actually less dangerous than drinking.

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    The government ought to legalize and place a tax on pot so that for one, the court system could save wasted time as well as money; secondly, the money this tax would accumulate could be used to do very good things were the right people behind it.

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    Real eyes realize real lies RubiksMaster's Avatar
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    I think it's possible that in 50 years or so, it might be legal in some states. It's already being decriminalized in several areas, and it's starting to become legal for medical reasons.

    There's a lot of stigma around it though, probably mostly because of the media, and a lot of people are just ignorant about it, so it's probably going to be a while.

    I think eventually people will come to their senses though.

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