Marijuana Debate - St. Louis, MO

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brosel

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#86
Mar 24, 2011
 
The harm it causes to people is minimal and the harm it causes to our tax money, justice system, and police force is excessive given that there are worse legal things being done as well as real problems, like theft, murder, etc. Legalizing marijuana isn't going to entice non-smokers just as making it illegal doesn't keep people from smoking.
dno in semo

Saint Louis, MO

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#87
May 16, 2011
 
I see a lot of comments about making alcohol illegal , prohibition didn't work. What we should remember is that lobbiists from the beer companies were responsible for pushing through the laws that made weed illegal to start with
bumble

Saint Paul, MN

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#88
Jul 19, 2011
 
I have cancer I prefer weed over taking pain meds it my life my pain I see no wrong in smoking weed it's my life at least I can function a normal life smoking weed the pain meds make me looney
oldvet

Poplar Bluff, MO

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#89
Aug 5, 2011
 
Cannabis oil ingested 3 times a day will cure the most worst cancers.
oldvet

Poplar Bluff, MO

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#90
Aug 5, 2011
 
the G wrote:
There is no proof that marijuana is harmful (only if in excess like everything else). where cigarettes & alcohol are legal they're more harmful & highly addictive, however more profitable.
A US doctor got a grant some years back to study Cannabis/lung cancer.He found that there was little connection.He did find that if the pot smoker smoked crack and meth than yes there was a posotive connection to lung cancer.Most of your crack and meth users will most certanly get a disabilty check before they retire,just ask judge Joe Brown.
bumble

United States

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#91
Aug 5, 2011
 
Were do u get this oil
ThomasA

Gadsden, AL

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#92
Aug 6, 2011
 
oldvet wrote:
Cannabis oil ingested 3 times a day will cure the most worst cancers.
Yeah, Right!! You must have heard that from Bubba's sister-in-law's friend's cousin's neighbor who overheard it over at WalMart in the checkout out line. Have not seen anything from AMA reports on that cure.
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#93
Aug 6, 2011
 
If they find a cure plz let me know cause there isn't one stupid I live at the dr ur pathetic if smoking pot helps me better than the pills I'm doing it at least smoking I can function a normal life when I take the pills I'm a walking zombie I have to stay home cause I can't drive so screw u
Erik Willson

Florissant, MO

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#94
Aug 12, 2011
 
If a person is not allowed to make the wrong choice, then the person does not have a choice. Liberty means having a choice. Long live liberty!
ThomasA

Gadsden, AL

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#95
Aug 13, 2011
 
Erik Willson wrote:
If a person is not allowed to make the wrong choice, then the person does not have a choice. Liberty means having a choice. Long live liberty!
That's a bad twist on liberty. A person,knowing all the rules, has a right to make a wrong choice and getting caught and being fired. He has a choice to obey the rules or face ruining his future and career with a "Fired for drug related infraction" on his permanent work record. Stoners don't like it but with liberty for employees,there also has to be liberty for employers. Peace Bro.!!!!!!!

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#96
Aug 16, 2011
 
ThomasA wrote:
<quoted text>That's a bad twist on liberty. A person,knowing all the rules, has a right to make a wrong choice and getting caught and being fired. He has a choice to obey the rules or face ruining his future and career with a "Fired for drug related infraction" on his permanent work record. Stoners don't like it but with liberty for employees,there also has to be liberty for employers. Peace Bro.!!!!!!!
I guess that depends on how you define liberty. IMHO, liberty can be simply defined as "the freedom to do want you desire as long as you don't hurt others rights to do so in the process."

If I am understanding the context of your statement, I can guess that our definitions of liberty are pretty far apart. Perhaps you should review your Constitution and Bill of Rights for further details.
ricko

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#97
Nov 27, 2011
 
im in pain allday untill i smoke
homeydclown

Ballwin, MO

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#98
Nov 28, 2011
 
ricko wrote:
im in pain allday untill i smoke
L@@k put down the graphix and the toker and get a job and stay out of your moms fridge.

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#99
Nov 28, 2011
 
tax it, invest in our health care program. what program? oh i forgot we dont have one so there you go support marijuana

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#100
Nov 28, 2011
 
Amen.
ron apenbrinck wrote:
tax it, invest in our health care program. what program? oh i forgot we dont have one so there you go support marijuana
C_lootz

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#101
Nov 29, 2011
 
Its a waste of tax dollars
C_lootz

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#102
Nov 29, 2011
 
TRUTH
An American wrote:
This was created by GOD for a reason.The Goverment lets people get over the counter drugs everyday that are man made that get you addicted to no end . Pot is not like that ,we dont have people out killing other people over pot. Pot is even better than cigs for .If I am not mistaken Harvard U claims they found out the THC helps fight cancer. I also know i would rather be aruond a bunch pot heads than a room full of drunks.
SAMARIAH

Alton, IL

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#103
Dec 28, 2011
 
i love weed
ThomasA

Vandiver, AL

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#104
Dec 30, 2011
 
r0n d0n wrote:
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I guess that depends on how you define liberty. IMHO, liberty can be simply defined as "the freedom to do want you desire as long as you don't hurt others rights to do so in the process."
........And when you do hurt someone or get hurt at work , you are automatically checked for drugs. If you test hot for MJ, then what? In your mind,it's ok to use as long as you don't get caught or hurt someone so with that thinking it's OK to speed,steal,cheat on your taxes, drive under the influence,cheat on your spouse......as long as you don't hurt someone or get caught. Yeah,right!

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#105
Jan 2, 2012
 
ThomasA wrote:
<quoted text>........And when you do hurt someone or get hurt at work , you are automatically checked for drugs. If you test hot for MJ, then what? In your mind,it's ok to use as long as you don't get caught or hurt someone so with that thinking it's OK to speed,steal,cheat on your taxes, drive under the influence,cheat on your spouse......as long as you don't hurt someone or get caught. Yeah,right!
You have completely missed my point and have put words in my mouth. Let me simplify this for your simple mind:
It is LEGAL to drink in this country at a certain age. Those of legal age may drink as long as they don't do things that harm others. Drinking and driving is proven to harm others in an extreme amount of cases, so it is illegal.
Smoking marijuana should be no different. As long as I don't harm anyone else, the government should not be able to tell me what to do with my time/body. Civil liberties have been completely destroyed with this so-called "War on Drugs," and is completely analogous (sorry to use such a large word, look it up) with the prohibition of alcohol: it doesn't work, costs too much money, and the only people benefiting are the criminals propagating it.
It's kinda sad when the criminals and politicians both agree to keep it illegal. Would you think a person making millions off of it's illegality would want it legal? Really, really try to think of that last statement. Drug dealers and politicians on the same side of the issue.

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