Marijuana Debate - Kingston, NY

Discuss the national Marijuana debate in Kingston, NY.

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

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Fran Palmieri

Kingston, NY

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Sep 2, 2010
 
not worth the expense of policing for what is a relatively harmless (compared to alcohol, prescription drugs) product
huckle

Kingston, NY

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#2
Sep 3, 2010
 
tax it so the state can make money off ofit and marijuna isfar less harmful than alcohol
lisa

Shokan, NY

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#3
Sep 8, 2010
 
i have parkinsons disease NS IT HELPS ME QUITE a bit!
Anonymous

Chelmsford, MA

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Sep 19, 2010
 
Proven studies shows the it is the first substance of that leads to drug use in children & teens.
CAROL

AOL

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Oct 5, 2010
 
So far it is the best medication for my pain,it has worked better than morphine.
AM

Middletown, NY

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Oct 9, 2010
 
Most of all it oppresses a certain class of people, and oppression like that is just Un-American. I think it will save our country and is an excellent product for medication, hemp for clothing and other goods like paper; I honestly don't know why it's illegal. I'll never understand it. The revenue for arresting someone has got to be pitiful and it can ruin someone's life, and the prospects for jobs, income---there are so many benefits and possibilities. (See the movie Saving Grace.)
Jimmy rustle

Kingston, NY

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Sep 27, 2012
 
It's a fairly harmless drug, we would have a lot less arrest for it, everyone does it anyway so why not legalize it and save the trouble
Andy Rose

Somerset, NJ

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Oct 9, 2012
 
Anonymous wrote:
Proven studies shows the it is the first substance of that leads to drug use in children & teens.
That's simply not true. In fact, a health article in TIME called it "the myth that wouldn't die".

A 1999 report commissioned by the U.S. Congress debunks this myth.

People actually use alcohol and tobacco before anything else. Marijuana is no more a gateway to hard drugs than booze is a gateway to marijuana.
steve c.

Kingston, NY

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#9
Nov 8, 2012
 
they lost the war, so now what do they do all that money spent for what a lost war
Bert

Troy, NY

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Nov 14, 2012
 
Anonymous wrote:
Proven studies shows the it is the first substance of that leads to drug use in children & teens.
Another government lie it is alcohol.
LMP

Kingston, NY

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Nov 30, 2012
 
If it helps people with Parkinson's and give us a new crop on our spare soil, we need to legalize. The medical benefits & profits are worth it. And we need to grow hemp as well, the best rope, clothing & fertilizing plant ever: we are prime real estate for the next ecological boom harvest.
dognes

Pittsburgh, PA

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Nov 30, 2012
 
youtube.com/watch...
Legalize cannabis yes colorado legalized cannabis and is now smoking and buying
delbert

Bristol, CT

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#13
Dec 2, 2012
 
I'm all for legalizing it as long as there is a reliable test to determine if someone is under the influence while driving. I don't want a bunch of stoners, which I consider myself one, to get behind the wheel while consuming.
Jim marchesani

Kingston, NY

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#14
Dec 12, 2012
 
I feel it harmless and will help those who are sick and also taxing it will help the economy get better
Roni Gladstone

Kingston, NY

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#15
Dec 22, 2012
 
I've been in severe pain most of my life. I've lived most my life on pain meds. They didn't work, got me addicted,cost alot of money, destroyed my stomach, shall I go on? One joint takes away my ppain, it is all natural, you can't get addicted. It doesn't play havoc on your body. It helps with lack of hunger and nausua. It's a no brainer!
Christopher

Accord, NY

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#16
Mar 20, 2013
 
It is a waste of taxpayer money to prosecute people for something that cannot be controlled besides its practically harmless
bobo

Albany, NY

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#17
Mar 23, 2013
 
Our auto insurance will skyrocket if it's legalized.

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