Marijuana Debate - Roanoke, VA

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Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

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Aug 28, 2010
 
" It's Not A War On Drugs, It's A War On Freedom and Consciousness,... a reversion to the world of the..Inquisition " -- Graham Hancock

"A prohibition law strikes a blow at
the very principles upon which our
government was founded."
- Abraham Lincoln

ANNUAL AMERICAN DEATHS CAUSED BY DRUGS
TOBACCO ..........400, 000
ALCOHOL ..........100, 000
ALL LEGAL DRUGS ..........20, 000
ALL ILLEGAL DRUGS ..........15, 000
CAFFEINE ..........2, 000
ASPIRIN ..........500
MARIJUANA .......... 0
Source: United States government.
National Institute on Drug Abuse,
Bureau of Mortality Statistics

"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this."
-Albert Einstein

Law Enforcement Againt Prohibition
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The Churches Support Ending Prohibition
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Stand Up For Your Rights!
Don't Give Up The Fight!
In Tribute to the Brave Drug Warriors, Fighting For Freedom and Against Prohibition:

" Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs, and hugging the delusive phantom of Hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? Sir, we are not weak, if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature placed in our power. Three millions of people armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us. Besides sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone: it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. "

- Patrick Henry

"They must find it difficult...
Those who have taken authority as the truth,
rather than truth as the authority."

- Gerald Massey Egyptologist
THE Doctor

Vinton, VA

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#3
Aug 31, 2010
 
If legalized, it should be taxed like liquor, beer and cigarettes! States stand to make a shitload of money in taxes!
Eric

Roanoke, VA

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Aug 31, 2010
 
Prohabition never works. We need more prison space for violent criminals.
it should be legal.

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#5
Sep 2, 2010
 
a lot less people would be in trouble, if it was legal.[:
N.A.H.A.F

Roanoke, VA

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Sep 4, 2010
 
MARIJUANA IS A NATURAK HERB. ITS NEAR TO HUMANLY IMPOSSIBLE DO O.D. ON. IT HAS COUNTLESS MEDICAL APPLICATIONS. IT EXPANDS CONSCIOUSNESS.(THE MAIN REASON IT IS ILLEGAL N MOST AMERICANS GET STUCK WITH SHITY SWAG). IT COULD BE TAXED EFFECTIVELY. IT WOULD PROMOTE JOBS N REVENUE FOR OUR OBSCURE ECONOMY THAT IS SPIRALING DOWN THE CAN. SOMETHING LIKE 60% OF THE PERSONS IN THE AMERICAN PENAL SYSTEMS ARE NON-VILENT POT OFFENDERS.(THE MAJORITY OF WHICH ARE PRIVATISED.) AS lEARY SAID, ITS A WAR ON PERSONAL FREEDOM. THE BRAIN HAS CANABANOID RECEPTORS FOR A REASON! ETC... THE LIST GOES ON N ON. WHEN THERE IS A WAR THERE IS USUALLY EVENTUALLY A VICTOR. THERE WILL NEVER BE A VICTOR IN THE " WAR " ON DRUGS. THE GOVERNMENT MOVES MOST OF THE DRUGS IN ANYWAYS. THEN THEY SELL ROLLING PAPERS, BLUNT WRAPS, N PIPES AT ALMOST ANY GAS STATION. U CAN GO TO A HEAD SHOP N BUY ANYTHING U NEED TO CONSUME MARIJUANA ANY WAY U LIKE. YET ITS ILLEGAL. SOUNDS LIKE A SET UP TO ME. THEN THEY HAVE ALL THOSE NICE PRIVATISED PRISONS FOR U TO GO SIT IN WHEN THEY CATCH U PLAYING WITH THEIR TOYS. ITS QUITE SAD THAT MARIJUANA IS STILL ILLEGAL.

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Sep 6, 2010
 
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth,-----------Genesis 1:29
josh

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Sep 8, 2010
 
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Troutville, VA

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#10
Sep 12, 2010
 
no purpose
Larry adam H.

Roanoke, VA

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#12
Feb 17, 2011
 
Every smoke can give u cancer. Marijuana can be tends to help reduce cancer and tumors before it becomes serious. The why it's a medical drug in some cases. My friend had a cancer that took over is body and when it got to his brain.. He died. He told me the only thing that gave him relief from the excruciating pain, was prayer and weed. I feel nothing more to say if government can't look past others differences in this and see the truth that cannabis is good. It's like talking to a brick wall
Anonymous

Nashville, TN

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#13
Apr 22, 2011
 
medicinal

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#14
May 5, 2011
 
No one has mention the thick gum that covers the lungs when abusing this product. Lots of chemicals in the leaves.
Matt

Roanoke, VA

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#15
Jun 10, 2011
 
Because I really enjoy the homeopathic method of pain relief......
Roger

Callaway, VA

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#16
Jun 22, 2011
 
its harmless
Daniel Lindsay

Sandy Hook, VA

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#17
Jul 2, 2011
 
God gave us all seed barring plants to use, not to argue over and steel money "taxes" from your people to use against them "those that pay taxes" and then later turn around and say that your doing them "tax payers" a favor and keeping them safe from the bad people.
Ansel Steele

Radford, VA

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#18
Aug 8, 2011
 
The regulated selling of marijuana would not only cause a significant increase in the government budget, of a similar magnitude to the regulated distribution of tobacco and alcohol, but would also decrease incidence of petty crime, increasing the efficiency of the criminal justice system so that it could focus its time and money on other, significant issues. Establishing a marijuana supply chain would also create many thousands of jobs for Americans, as it would create a new multistep process with high demand that required workers for its growth, harvesting, processing, packaging and distribution. Finally, the lack of palpable drawbacks to the use of marijuana, such as its lack of potential physiological addiction and its relatively minor acute impact on function lead to question the ethicality and reasoning behind its illegality, as an ideal government should, while trying to maintain the welfare of its citizens, not prevent itself from achieving this very goal by unnecessarily limiting their freedom.
Jon

Roanoke, VA

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#19
Sep 16, 2011
 
It's less deadly than cigarettes and could provide alot of tax revenue, as opposed to tax expense incarcerating people for it.
Bo Diddlie

Charlottesville, VA

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#20
Sep 26, 2011
 
Drug dealers end up in jail as some big bucks sweetie.

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#21
Oct 13, 2011
 
I suffer from heart problems and it hurts alot I wish they had the mj card here I'm 29 sometimes feel like it's going to explode

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#22
Oct 13, 2011
 
Pot should be leagel I have alot of health problems and it helps me alot better than taking pills you can't get hooked on pot I'm 29 smoked my share of it
Metoo

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#23
Dec 3, 2011
 
Does anyone have any weed? I in the market.

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