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Old 11-06-2012, 22:51   #1
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MJ now legal in WA state

wow. this is huge. discuss.
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Old 11-06-2012, 22:53   #2
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Happy. Im not a smoker but believe in individual freedom. The issue now is how the fed views it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 22:54   #3
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CO too.
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Old 11-06-2012, 22:55   #4
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Also legalized in Colorado.

Huge, huge win for libertarians. To hell with the terroristic DEA and FedZilla...

Any chipping away of the power of the feds is fine by me...

Now that the money will start rolling into these two states, other states will follow with its legalization..

Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco.
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Old 11-06-2012, 22:59   #5
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Also legalized in Colorado.

Huge, huge win for libertarians. To hell with the terroristic DEA and FedZilla...

Any chipping away of the power of the feds is fine by me...

Now that the money will start rolling into these two states, other states will follow with its legalization..

Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco.
It doesnt work that way.

A State making it legal doesnt change the fact that Federal law is still intact.
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Old 11-06-2012, 23:03   #6
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It doesnt work that way.

A State making it legal doesnt change the fact that Federal law is still intact.
Don't care, the federal government must be challenged.

The prohibition of marijuana, without a constitutional amendment, is unconstitutional.

Suck it fedzilla.
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Old 11-06-2012, 23:16   #7
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Tobacco plant. Cannabis plant. Opium plant. Coca plant.

The whole "it's just a plant" thing is a naive argument. The fact that it is a PLANT does not make a difference, it is the effects you should be arguing.
What about the beer plant?

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The prohibition of marijuana, without a constitutional amendment, is unconstitutional.
No, it's not.
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Old 11-06-2012, 23:29   #8
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What about the beer plant?
You mean hops and barley? The two plants which constitute beer making?

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No, it's not.
When they made alcohol illegal, they still had enough respect for the constitution to realize that had to make an amendment to do it.

That care for the constitutional process has long since been destroyed.
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Old 11-06-2012, 23:47   #9
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It doesnt work that way.

A State making it legal doesnt change the fact that Federal law is still intact.

While you are correct based on what the federal law states, it seems that when everyone does it, the Feds tend to turn the other cheek as apposed to spending all of their resources on it.
Assuming this video is accurate(in regards to medical MJ in CO).....

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?...nColumnArea.10
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:33   #11
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Every person that I know that's ever smoked weed ended up using Heroin and raping and killing puppies.

Wait, that's not true. They ended up not doing that stuff.

Come on right? Four guys drinking beer is a fist fight waiting to happen, four guys smoking weed is a rock band waiting to happen.

Just one more reason we lost the election last night.
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Old 11-06-2012, 22:59   #12
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Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco.
Tobacco plant. Cannabis plant. Opium plant. Coca plant.

The whole "it's just a plant" thing is a naive argument. The fact that it is a PLANT does not make a difference, it is the effects you should be arguing.
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Tobacco plant. Cannabis plant. Opium plant. Coca plant.

The whole "it's just a plant" thing is a naive argument. The fact that it is a PLANT does not make a difference, it is the effects you should be arguing.
Hungry, happy, sleepy..

Oh the mayhem! A jam concert might break out or something, alert the army!
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Old 11-06-2012, 23:15   #14
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It won't matter if the state and or local governments don't fight to uphold the recognition of its legality. The feds will either be emboldened to or discouraged from flexing its superceding power by the fight in the dog of the state and local representatives. But all the while, the threat of federal crack downs will loom...forever. Additionally, there will be ebbs and flows in how liberal the laws will be.

Pretty much though, for the most part getting caught with small (and not so small) amounts of marijuana by local cops is not a big deal in most locales in California.

And no, I don't partake in any of it.

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Old 11-06-2012, 23:10   #15
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Tobacco plant. Cannabis plant. Opium plant. Coca plant.

The whole "it's just a plant" thing is a naive argument. The fact that it is a PLANT does not make a difference, it is the effects you should be arguing.
What's the part of his post that comes after the comma?

Oh yea..

"Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco."

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Old 11-06-2012, 23:58   #16
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Also legalized in Colorado.

Huge, huge win for libertarians. To hell with the terroristic DEA and FedZilla...

Any chipping away of the power of the feds is fine by me...

Now that the money will start rolling into these two states, other states will follow with its legalization..

Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco.
Hey lunk head, tobacco is a plant and alcohol is made from plants and fungus.

Oh, BTW, arsenic is from a plant as well, wouldn't want to eat it though.

Asbestos is from mother earth, still not good for you. Ya see where I'm going with this?
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Old 11-07-2012, 00:04   #17
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Hey lunk head, tobacco is a plant and alcohol is made from plants and fungus.

Oh, BTW, arsenic is from a plant as well, wouldn't want to eat it though.

Asbestos is from mother earth, still not good for you. Ya see where I'm going with this?


Oh boy. I know you think you know what is best for the other 7 billion people on the planet.

You don't.

Don't like marijuana?

Here is a suggestion for you, don't use it.
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Hey lunk head, tobacco is a plant and alcohol is made from plants and fungus.

Oh, BTW, arsenic is from a plant as well, wouldn't want to eat it though.

Asbestos is from mother earth, still not good for you. Ya see where I'm going with this?
No, I don't.

I think the poster in question pretty much made whatever point you think you're making irrelevant when he finished his sentence...

"Its a plant people, far far less harmful than alcohol or tobacco."

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Old 11-07-2012, 00:12   #19
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Oh, BTW, arsenic is from a plant as well, wouldn't want to eat it though.
Umm, lunkhead, Arsenic is an element. It doesn't come "from a plant" any more than carbon does.

Seriously, what gives you the hubris to dictate what some one else does with their body?
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Umm, lunkhead, Arsenic is an element. It doesn't come "from a plant" any more than carbon does.

Seriously, what gives you the hubris to dictate what some one else does with their body?
Probably his religion, as it always has been.
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