Marijuana Debate - New Windsor, NY

Discuss the national Marijuana debate in New Windsor, NY.

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

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Lucy Muller

Bloomingburg, NY

#1 Aug 25, 2010
I am 66 years old and after a long life, I feel that this is probably less harmful than alcohol and can help many people who might be ill.

Cornwall, NY

#2 Aug 25, 2010
I agree!
who knows

Pine Bush, NY

#3 Aug 28, 2010
What about marijuana's harmful affects on the functions of central nervous system and its ability to hinder the memory (especially short term) and movement.
I guess the argument could the same for alcohol, being that it too has harmful affects on the body.
(hell, too much pizza or cigarettes are bad too)..
But the argument of legalizing marijuana has nothing to do with alcohol (or pizza) anyway...
Legalizing marijuana?
For what?
Easier to get/buy?
So you can get stoned in public(or work!?), or perhaps drive stoned?
Will it be cheaper?
Eliminate the drug trade(or will it?)?
Help the ill?
Eliminate 'non-crime' or will it hinder true criminals from being arrested?
Who knows what the good/bad will be...there are too many questions. The decision cannot be based how you 'feel'. This legalization process may go on a while..
for the record, I do not smoke and probably won't if it is legalized. I see it more as a moral issue (non religious). Who knows if views will change if it is legalized...they probably will, looking at past history..
John Welsh

Middletown, NY

#4 Aug 30, 2010
The drug should be controlled like alcohol and taxed like it. Too much money has been spent on controlling it. Prohibition didn't work in the past and it won't now.

Since: Feb 11

Newburgh, NY

#5 Feb 18, 2011
We smoke it anyways legal or not so why are yall worried about the effects of weed when we smoke it anyways i heard cigarettes are way worse then weed you can get cancer off of second hand smoke!

Ruby, NY

#6 Dec 2, 2011
I smoke weed i have not been busted yet but if I do its totally worth it come on legalize pot america

Ruby, NY

#7 Dec 2, 2011
Me again I am twelve and I hope when I am in my 60s using weed just for fun will be legal i mean do they really have a reason to keep it illegal ?

Kenner, LA

#8 Dec 3, 2011
Because it is way better for you than alcohol and doesn't make you act as stupid lol

Neptune, NJ

#9 Dec 7, 2011
it is less danger then alchol you dont have people stumbling down the road or anything plus it is a medication that helps people with anxiety sleeping whole bunch of things its good for name1 thing that alchol is good for besides being wasted

Neptune, NJ

#10 Dec 7, 2011
legilizing weed is not gona increase pot smokers people like to smoke weed because its liegal an who cares they cant do anything to stop it so have them waist there billions of dollars trying to stop weed because it will never happpen

New Windsor, NY

#11 Jan 27, 2012
It's a drug which people tend to forget and it leads to hard core drugs

Windsor, NY

#13 Apr 19, 2014
0 deaths. Ever, yet illegal. Why things that kill so many can be bought at your local gas station.

Since: Feb 14

Location hidden

#14 May 10, 2014
Marijuana is not a drug denise, it's a plant.
None of your business

Newburgh, NY

#15 Feb 12, 2015
The chronic and excruciatingly painful addiction of my child

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