Growing acceptance of same-sex marriage suggests path for marijuana regulation

Apr 8, 2013 Full story: SILive.com

The recent finding, in a Washington Post-ABC News poll, that support for same-sex marriage has reached a remarkable 58 percent of Americans should make the Obama administration think hard.

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smee

Lorton, VA

#1 Apr 8, 2013
I don't see how you can compare these two issues...apples and oranges people, or maybe bananas and stones?

One question, how many drug addicts started by smoking pot?...or rather, how many drug addicts out there have never smoked pot?
Bernard Continelli

New York, NY

#2 Apr 10, 2013
They're related because they have to do with personal liberty, and actually marijuana PROHIBITION is the REAL "gateway drug" because those who want to procure pot must go through clandestine dealers who often sell other drugs.

Same goes for the (alleged) link between marijauna use and supposed personality changes (e.g. "New Age" attitudes like vegetarianism, pacifism, etc.): These TOO are due to ASSOCIATION with like folks and NOT the 'intrinsic' nature of even long-term marijuana use.

Let them buy it from the tobacconist or liquor store located next to the gun store and they WON'T evolve into the kind of freak-a-zoids from Andromeda depicted in the Jennifer Anniston screwball comedy "Wanderlust" !!!

Since: Apr 13

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#3 Apr 10, 2013
Very true... I would imagine most drug addicts started smoking cigarettes first. Risk taking behaviors start before that in all forms.

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