So it has a number- California to vote in November to legalize weed

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  1. TomCat84

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    And it's the same number that was used the last time it was on the ballot. :lol:

    I wonder what churches are going to organize against this "intoxicating substance" :rolleyes:
     
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    It's practically legal here already.
     
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    Werd. It's supposed to only be for medical conditions, but it's so vague as to be de facto legal. I have a lot of friends who have a prescription for weed for stuff like "anxiety" and "general headache". Marijuana dispensaries have popped up all over the place. I have several within walking distance of my apartment.
     
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    Blaze one up for me when it passes. Legally, of course :tongue:
     
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    Of course it's 19. It the one b420.
     
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    lol

    On a serious not, I really hope it passes.
     
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    I'll vote yes and hope it passes also, just because I don't think it's any worse than alcohol.
     
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    That's exactly what I'm saying. The standards are already so lax, anyone qualifies for a "prescription." Passing this Prop. will only slightly change current practices. I have many "Cannabis Clubs" close by.
     
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    What I think it has the potential to do is kick the profit motive right out from under marijuana and, in my opinion, that would be a good thing both for the U.S. and Mexico.
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    Bingo. It will allow the Feds/State to focus more on the hard drugs.
     
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    I find it interesting that this only happens when the same govt that villified us for years, now wants to legalize it and tax it, as opposed to getting their spending under control. Pers. I would stick to the underground and fuck the state!
     
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    Legalize and tax it, IMO. I don't smoke weed and I'm not really pro-weed (or smoking in general), but I am pretty libertarian. And I don't mind making bank off all the Americans that would flock to Cali to legally smoke out.
     
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    Long overdue
     
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    Well, this wasn't proposed by any lawmakers. This came from a citizen petition.

    Also, the revenue from a cannabis tax would help to alleviate the state's crushing debt.
     
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    Violence will increase significantly after it passes...

    You take the same number of gangs, and SIGNIFICANTLY lessen the size of the turf for which to fight over (only coke and meth).... good night. The border towns, both North and South, will be a further bloodbath.
     
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    Problem is... this state doesn't not have a budget crisis, it has a SPENDING crisis. Just like they've blown any/every new revenue stream (e.g. lottery a la 1987), they'll bake this into f'd up social and public employee union coffers.
     
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    Simple laws of prohibition apply here.
    Marijuana is the most commonly sold recreational drug surpassing others by a big margin. Legalizing it will bring in lots of revenue and also will cut down on crime, considering that pot possession is one of the top five causes for arrest in this country.

    Legalize it. And this this coming from someone who doesn't even smoke. :wink:

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    for once something we agree on.
     
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    LEGALIZE IT!!!! My hometown which used to be a pleasant little town has become a haven for thugs and hippies. Furthermore when we had all of those wildfires in the national forests the firemen were met with AK47s and told to GO BACK or get shot. I hope to god they legalize it.
     
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