Marijuana Debate - St. Louis, MO

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#151
Jan 22, 2013
 
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>I agree with making alcohol illegal, but if you break the laws suffer the cinsequences. So, just because you think it shouldn't be illegal that makes it alright?
No one said it's ok to break the law. However; it is ok to change the law if you don't believe it is just.

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#152
Jan 22, 2013
 
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>And then the government will spend that much plus more. It's a no-win situation. the government spends more and more people start using. Less production and less money.
At least it would be legal. Also, you advocating continuing jailing people which is also very, very, very costly to society. I would rather see the money spent for more humane reasons.
Puff the Magic Dragon

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#153
Jan 22, 2013
 
"Please keep on the grass and remember: Do not feed the internet trolls."
South County Guy

Saint Louis, MO

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#154
Jan 22, 2013
 
Moto Moto wrote:
Marijuana is still a drug that leads to addiction. Once someone is addicted to something they will do whatever it takes to get the addiction filled which can also involves crime. People will argue that it is ok and to just tax it, however the extra tax funds that are generated will be spent on medical expenses for the longterm effects that we no research on.
Pot is Not addictive...not sure where you are getting your information, but it isn't correct. What do you think the long term results of all these prescriptions are doing to us long term? One of the reasons it's not legal is that too many of our public officials supplement their paychecks by selling what they confiscate from the public!

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#155
Jan 23, 2013
 
I was a heroin addict for seven years. Pretty much went hard with everything atone point. Now I have been clean 2 years from heroin and I started smoking shortyl after quitting heroin. I think it really helps me not go back to opiates. I'm an addict and can use marijuana safely and responsibly.

Since: May 10

Dyersburg, TN

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#156
Jan 23, 2013
 
"Now what I contend is that my body is my own, at least I have always so regarded it. If I do harm through my experimenting with it, it is I who suffer, not the state." - Samuel Clemens
bryan

Columbia, MO

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#157
Feb 14, 2013
 
yes because, the use of marijuana for treating everything from cancer to menstrual cramps and
marijuana could be used to treat migraine headaches, schizophrenia, asthma, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and general pain.

i have asthma
Heater Seeker

Matawan, NJ

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#158
Feb 14, 2013
 
I think it should either be decriminalized and just forgotten about...authorities just turning a blind eye to it...

Or make it legal and see what entrepreneurs can do with it...not only to smoke but as a raw material...our nation is in a down turn and we need new solutions..although maligned by the liberal media Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell both support industrial hemp.
Carrisa

Chesterfield, MO

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#159
Feb 15, 2013
 
I think it should be because its WAY less harmful than alcohol and ciggaretts! So WHY not?

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#160
Feb 15, 2013
 
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>I agree with making alcohol illegal, but if you break the laws suffer the cinsequences. So, just because you think it shouldn't be illegal that makes it alright?
No one is saying that makes it right. I'm saying that people should push for decriminalization. No one wants legal problems. Life is tough enough.
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#161
Feb 16, 2013
 
Its a win win, clear jails if victumless crime doers for all the pedos, rapists, murderers and thieves. Create jobs...as the bud guy still gonna sell it. Honestly life + in St.Louis can get a lil rough...take a rip eat sum food calm down

Since: Jun 13

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#162
Jun 10, 2013
 
ricko wrote:
im in pain allday untill i smoke
I know how you feel buddy:-) mary jane is the cure to many reliefs. In town. Can u help me cure my pains?

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#163
Jun 10, 2013
 
Puff the Magic Dragon wrote:
"Please keep on the grass and remember: Do not feed the internet trolls."
I totally agree :-) Great comment.. In town tryin to keep on the grass but all out. Can u help me bud

Since: May 10

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#164
Jun 14, 2013
 
Bee_B wrote:
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I know how you feel buddy:-) mary jane is the cure to many reliefs. In town. Can u help me cure my pains?
Go to rehab

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#165
Jun 14, 2013
 
fewstrains wrote:
I was a heroin addict for seven years. Pretty much went hard with everything atone point. Now I have been clean 2 years from heroin and I started smoking shortyl after quitting heroin. I think it really helps me not go back to opiates. I'm an addict and can use marijuana safely and responsibly.
I'm sure you said the same thing when you were all doped up on heroin too.
Good Buddy

Belleville, IL

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#166
Jun 15, 2013
 
This guy from the Metro-east sells custom grow lights. He uses CFL bulbs in a "Double-bulb" reflector that uses 75% less electricity than a HID incandescent, but with equivalent lumens to a 1,000 Watt HID, for only 100 bucks! It's great for growing anything indoors![Not for use growing marijuana- it's illegal). Check it out at: http://stlouis.craigslist.org/grd/3859979621....
doody

Saint Louis, MO

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#167
Jun 16, 2013
 
Laws were made to be broken most often because they were bad laws from the git go. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>That's right. It's is a law. If you break the law, then you pay the consequences. There are other ways to overturn a law besides constantly breaking it.
doody

Saint Louis, MO

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#168
Jun 16, 2013
 
We already have forced rehab it's call prison and the taxpayer gets to foot the bill for it. Not a good plan.
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>Go to rehab
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Saint Louis, MO

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#169
Jun 16, 2013
 
WTF, Were going to make drinking a beer illegal again??? Wow that worked really well during prohibition. I guess I should get the still up and running since these dumb bastards still don't get it. I will make a ton of money and the taxpayer gets nothing. Not a good plan.
Hellbilly 1 wrote:
<quoted text>I agree with making alcohol illegal, but if you break the laws suffer the cinsequences. So, just because you think it shouldn't be illegal that makes it alright?
doody

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#170
Jun 16, 2013
 
Part of the problem is that we have way too many laws that were made for the wrong reasons. These laws simply make no sense. Pot should never have been made illegal period. Hemp is illegal and Du Pont get to sell nylon ropes. Most laws are about money not protecting the people of this great country. Money up front and then the taxpayer get screwed when someone is put in prison. After the person get out they can't find a job and they wind up back in prison. Even after someone pays their so-called debt to society their criminal background follows them around for the rest of their lives. Not a good plan.
Don5163 wrote:
<quoted text>No one said it's ok to break the law. However; it is ok to change the law if you don't believe it is just.

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