SHOULD MARIJAUNA BE LEGAL?

Created by Dr feelgood on Oct 29, 2007

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“Ignorance is key to tyranny”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville/ Fayetteville

#1 Oct 29, 2007
Yes and the government should tax it. Think about how many tax dollars marijuana could bring in. They could regulate its use like they do with alcohol.
Rick James

United States

#2 Oct 29, 2007
I agree, the same work restrictions would apply. Show up drunk/high your done. On the drug test note one stays in your system a lot longer than the other.
Cynical Pundit wrote:
Yes and the government should tax it. Think about how many tax dollars marijuana could bring in. They could regulate its use like they do with alcohol.
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#3 Oct 30, 2007
Does anyone know if NORML(National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws) is still active - Keith Stroup had a great opportunity in the late 70's and early 80's to move toward legalization - however, he wouldn't just argue the pot issue, but had to include hard drugs as well - that turned a lot of people off - was hoping to see it legalized in my lifetime, but they better hurry! I raise my own, now, but it would certainly help reduce the crime rate if it were legalized -
CIA

United States

#4 Oct 31, 2007
Yes, it is still around. The reason you stated is about one of the only reasons that it hasn't been decriminalized yet. Junkies want everything legalized. Potheads just want their green.
tiger high wrote:
Does anyone know if NORML(National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws) is still active - Keith Stroup had a great opportunity in the late 70's and early 80's to move toward legalization - however, he wouldn't just argue the pot issue, but had to include hard drugs as well - that turned a lot of people off - was hoping to see it legalized in my lifetime, but they better hurry! I raise my own, now, but it would certainly help reduce the crime rate if it were legalized -
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#5 Nov 1, 2007
CIA wrote:
Yes, it is still around. The reason you stated is about one of the only reasons that it hasn't been decriminalized yet. Junkies want everything legalized. Potheads just want their green.
<quoted text>
Amen
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#6 Nov 2, 2007
what's the biggest doobie you ever rolled? back in the early 70's when pot was $90 a lb (in some places in memphis), we would glue 8 job's together and roll an entire bag (oz)- take a hit and enjoy "darkside of the moon"

“Ignorance is key to tyranny”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville/ Fayetteville

#7 Nov 3, 2007
Some believe that prostitution should be legalized and regulated by the government.

Would it lower the number of STDs spread?
Could it also be taxed?

An interesting concept to consider.

“Just her for fun ”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville

#8 Nov 3, 2007
would lower crime rate they would all be to high to go out to comit the crimes. Have seen the effects of marijuana they all just want to set there & do nothing.

“Ignorance is key to tyranny”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville/ Fayetteville

#9 Nov 3, 2007
electron316 wrote:
would lower crime rate they would all be to high to go out to comit the crimes. Have seen the effects of marijuana they all just want to set there & do nothing.
New cure for ADHD?
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#10 Nov 4, 2007
electron316 wrote:
would lower crime rate they would all be to high to go out to comit the crimes. Have seen the effects of marijuana they all just want to set there & do nothing.
it is inaccurate to say "they all just want to set there and do nothing" - i've been smoking pot for 40 years - have my BBA and MBA - am considered "successful" by most standards - Pot is like any other substance - abuse it and you lose - Look at fat people who abuse food - many die an early death because they could not control the urge to eat - your statement is nothing but illiterate propaganda - i don't claim to be an expert in a lot of areas - i do know how to make companies profitable, know how to buy companies that are on the verge of bankruptcy and bring them back to life and i DO know pot - the key, sir, to any thing is moderation!! drink a shot of whiskey every day and you probably will live a normal life - drink a quart of whiskey every day and you may not live quite as long!- Again, self control is moderation, my friend - u r right about one thing, however - it would reduce the crime rate - oh yes, about your comment, it is "sit" and not "set" - unwind, smoke a joint and try and not to sterotype all of us "potheads"

“Just her for fun ”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville

#11 Nov 4, 2007
tiger high wrote:
<quoted text>it is inaccurate to say "they all just want to set there and do nothing" - i've been smoking pot for 40 years - have my BBA and MBA - am considered "successful" by most standards - Pot is like any other substance - abuse it and you lose - Look at fat people who abuse food - many die an early death because they could not control the urge to eat - your statement is nothing but illiterate propaganda - i don't claim to be an expert in a lot of areas - i do know how to make companies profitable, know how to buy companies that are on the verge of bankruptcy and bring them back to life and i DO know pot - the key, sir, to any thing is moderation!! drink a shot of whiskey every day and you probably will live a normal life - drink a quart of whiskey every day and you may not live quite as long!- Again, self control is moderation, my friend - u r right about one thing, however - it would reduce the crime rate - oh yes, about your comment, it is "sit" and not "set" - unwind, smoke a joint and try and not to sterotype all of us "potheads"
I stand corrected my comment was not ment in a negative way guess i used bad wording
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#13 Nov 4, 2007
justin linsman wrote:
i am never going to stop using it, the laws against it have caused me to be robbed and harrassed
u see, electron 316, this quote is from some twirp who doesn't know moderation, beit pot, whacking off or whatever - your statement has merit - i just did not want to be included with this twirp -

“Just her for fun ”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville

#14 Nov 4, 2007
tiger high wrote:
<quoted text>u see, electron 316, this quote is from some twirp who doesn't know moderation, beit pot, whacking off or whatever - your statement has merit - i just did not want to be included with this twirp -
Point well taken. i forget about him guess its because he never says anything worth commenting on would be a waist of time & life is to short
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#15 Nov 4, 2007
Cynical Pundit wrote:
Some believe that prostitution should be legalized and regulated by the government.
Would it lower the number of STDs spread?
Could it also be taxed?
An interesting concept to consider.
has been argued and advocated by some groups for several years - imagine the tax base for prostitution and marijuana - government could establish a moderate rate and price the "black market" out of business - prostitutes could get their weekly check-ups and help prevent the spread of STDs - if you really wanted to reduce crime drastically, use the Dr Timothy Leary concept - establish drug farms out in the deserts, legalize everything and allow all druggies to move to the provided "drug havens" - crime would be reduced because druggies would no longer need any $$ to purchase their habit - good in theory - better in practice!!!

“Ignorance is key to tyranny”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville/ Fayetteville

#16 Nov 4, 2007
tiger high wrote:
<quoted text>has been argued and advocated by some groups for several years - imagine the tax base for prostitution and marijuana - government could establish a moderate rate and price the "black market" out of business - prostitutes could get their weekly check-ups and help prevent the spread of STDs - if you really wanted to reduce crime drastically, use the Dr Timothy Leary concept - establish drug farms out in the deserts, legalize everything and allow all druggies to move to the provided "drug havens" - crime would be reduced because druggies would no longer need any $$ to purchase their habit - good in theory - better in practice!!!
And think about the room that would be available in prisons!
guest

United States

#17 Nov 4, 2007
why not. Everyone uses it.
Alumni

United States

#18 Nov 4, 2007
Cynical Pundit wrote:
Yes and the government should tax it. Think about how many tax dollars marijuana could bring in. They could regulate its use like they do with alcohol.
You got that right.
guest

United States

#19 Nov 4, 2007
WhaT PERCENTAGE OF Caruthersville do think smokes marijuana? I am referring to adults not students.

“Just her for fun ”

Since: Oct 07

Caruthersville

#20 Nov 4, 2007
Dive in the color is Green.
tiger high

Fenton, MO

#21 Nov 4, 2007
electron316 wrote:
Dive in the color is Green.
like it better with a dark gold tint or a reddish brown!!!

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