Marijuana Debate - Newark, NJ

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Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

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Westwood, NJ

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#1
Aug 24, 2010
 
have fun!!!
ernesto rivera

Edison, NJ

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#2
Aug 26, 2010
 
yes i oppose
yasin

Fair Lawn, NJ

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#3
Aug 27, 2010
 
NEED A CHANGE GOTTA START SOME WHERE!
Jolly Rodger

Saddle Brook, NJ

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#4
Aug 30, 2010
 
Pot is certainly less dangerous than alcohol. Why should we classify pot as the same kind of crime as hard drugs?
Sean

Brooklyn, NY

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#5
Aug 30, 2010
 
Chronic pain sufferers, like me, who are on HIGH doses of extremely dangerous narcotics like roxicodone would benefit greatly from a painkiller whose side effects at worst are the munchies and short-term memory loss as opposed to the horrors that come with opiate addiction.
bob s

Newark, NJ

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#6
Sep 11, 2010
 
it helps sick people, what people say about weed is wrong.
maline frank

Irvington, NJ

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#7
Sep 12, 2010
 
sell it and put a high tax on it, maybe we get out of debt.
it's better for the state to have the monies than the drug dealers.
lady bug

Edison, NJ

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Sep 18, 2010
 
In newark nj the teens are the one smoking marijuana and getting into more trouble.. i live in this city.. thats all i see and smell is the weed.. its crazy
dan

Philadelphia, PA

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Sep 20, 2010
 
marijuana should be legal it really helps a lot of people including myself, it sucks it has to be bought illegally. What they should make illlegal is alchohol and cigarettes
fu

Newark, NJ

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#10
Sep 20, 2010
 
freedom
brad

Lyndhurst, NJ

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#11
Dec 17, 2010
 
you know where i can find that in newark?
Babyboy6188

Yorktown Heights, NY

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#12
Dec 19, 2010
 
Sean wrote:
Chronic pain sufferers, like me, who are on HIGH doses of extremely dangerous narcotics like roxicodone would benefit greatly from a painkiller whose side effects at worst are the munchies and short-term memory loss as opposed to the horrors that come with opiate addiction.
Yes...I agree government narcotics like morphine patches, prococets, San, valume, muscle relaxer are killing individual everyday...a natural herb is better than a man made drug
Babyboy6188

Yorktown Heights, NY

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Dec 19, 2010
 
dan wrote:
marijuana should be legal it really helps a lot of people including myself, it sucks it has to be bought illegally. What they should make illlegal is alchohol and cigarettes
YES I agree
2swauv

Irvington, NJ

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#14
Oct 6, 2012
 
The docters can explain it better than I can but all I can say is tetrahydrocathabinal if I spelled it write dat means thc just look up Wat it does and fan do for u den decide
Conner

Kearny, NJ

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#15
Oct 24, 2012
 
I suffer from chronic migraine disease and depression
Sneek Blee

Euless, TX

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Oct 24, 2012
 
lady bug wrote:
In newark nj the teens are the one smoking marijuana and getting into more trouble.. i live in this city.. thats all i see and smell is the weed.. its crazy
I've never meant a dealer who asked for I.D..........guess the teens hadn't ether.
JBayonne

United States

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#17
Oct 25, 2012
 
Maijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol...the ban on marijuana is the 21st Century's version of the ban of alcohol during Prohibition. When Prohibition was over...what happened to all the 'gangs"??...gone...crime dropped, the Government taxed the crap out of alcohol and made $$. Take a page out of the 1920's, legalize marijuana, crime will stop...or be lowered...tax the crap out of it and make $$...control the access to it ...put an age limit (21 years old and older)....
How many times have you been to a party or been in a bar and some a-hole (instant a-hole...just add alcohol) started trouble in his drunken state of mine..??? but how many parties have you been at when someone smoking marijuana started problems??? probably never....they are just mellowed out...
ThomasA

Birmingham, AL

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Nov 2, 2012
 
Legalizing MJ for prescribed medical use only won't make it legal to smoke anytime /anywhere. Companies that have a drug policy and do random testing will still be able to fire you if you have it in your systen,on their time, and on their premises. If you are being treated for radiation or chemo pain with MJ, you wouldn't be at work anyway and the doctor would have to give you a release to come back to work and then you would have to be tested clean. Then the government would have to step in and regulate the THC content so all doctors would be prescribing the same grade. Growers would be regulated and required to document every ounce grown and sold. After all that takes place ,home growers would be treated like moonshiners and narcodic smugglers and do automatic federal time,not just a slap on the wrist. Is legalization the answer?
Liquid Death in a Bottle

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Nov 2, 2012
 
ThomasA wrote:
Legalizing MJ for prescribed medical use only won't make it legal to smoke anytime /anywhere. Companies that have a drug policy and do random testing will still be able to fire you if you have it in your systen,on their time, and on their premises. If you are being treated for radiation or chemo pain with MJ, you wouldn't be at work anyway and the doctor would have to give you a release to come back to work and then you would have to be tested clean. Then the government would have to step in and regulate the THC content so all doctors would be prescribing the same grade. Growers would be regulated and required to document every ounce grown and sold. After all that takes place ,home growers would be treated like moonshiners and narcodic smugglers and do automatic federal time,not just a slap on the wrist. Is legalization the answer?
Yes, legalization is the answer.
ThomasA

Birmingham, AL

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Nov 2, 2012
 
Liquid Death in a Bottle wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, legalization is the answer.
Prescribed medical use only. Existing recreational use laws will remain.

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