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Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use?

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dojodog

May-07-13 11:37 AM

Make it legal in small amounts like some of the west coast states are doing? I guess the benefit might be the government's ability to tax it. Additionally we might see some of the burden be lifted from the over crowded corrections system. Much in the same way as alcohol has impacted our society so would pot. A person's upbringing will impact their personal decisions which will determine if they would be a responsible user a stoner turned Neural surgeon.

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dropthehammer

May-06-13 11:20 PM

Whizzywhig

70 hey. at least at your age you wont be around much longer to generate negativity. be on your way old man. no one cares about you and your one sided comments. i will put money on you being crule to your spouse and kids if you have either. making up for shortcomings right? this is all you have in your sad existance. attacking people from a secluded distance, untouchable, unseen.

doom on you demon.

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frogleggs

May-05-13 9:28 PM

Mikehawkburns099,

DITTO !

YOU should quit TRYING TO read and reply.

If you dont like the comments..

I know ive called you a DOPE before, but use some common sense and DONT comment,

(that would save on alot of the ignorant comments).

Im tired of hearing you talk sh*t about everything and cannabis

When you KNOW NOTHING on the most any subject...

How your wife and kids put up with your simple mind is beyond me,

maybe MRS. MIKE has another man in mind AND PLANS to TAKE A HIKEE,

and thats why your always b*tching.. :(

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frogleggs

May-05-13 9:26 PM

Cheesehead in a previous post, asked the following, (to which you have not yet replied)

and we are all EARS:

"Since, you know more than most, present us with a short, succinct precis on the relationships of thc and the following chemicals:

Endorphins, dopamine and its relative adrenal functions, adrenaline and noradrenaline, or epinephrine and nor epinephrine, serotonin and melatonin, anandamide

Hopefully mjuanna will become hybred enough to cure your brain, like cancer,

not now but not if you leave before long enough has past.

Unfortunately low thc in mwhowanna today won’t do anything to cure anything you now are saddled with, not even a clouded, dim mind..."

DITTO to you MIKEE DIKEE

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Whizzywhig

May-04-13 9:10 PM

WOW !

What the….

Here in our mist, or midst, we have a TRUE ALL AMERICAN WONDER !

My question, why hasn’t science explored your inner workers, and do a little stem-sell cloning ?

With such a SUPER MAN, the world clearly would be made first rate…

I’ll take you stoned or not, at arm-wrestling,

I’m a veteran, over seventy, and take plenty of medication.

Sometimes, when the meds are high,

I sound almost too good to be true, just like you on your cannabis.

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dropthehammer

May-04-13 1:12 PM

im a war veteran, small business owner, multiple property owning, tax paying, volunterring, all american patriot. i smoke pot and i'll take on everyone of you as far as health, fitness, problem solving and being an all around good christian. any time. any day. i bet the majorty of you have a drawer full of pills that you "need". i take no medications and i have no health issues in my pushing 50 years of life. you closed minded people are the liberal's favorite fertile ground to plant mis-information. if you haven't tried and researched weed than your opinion is just that, an opinion. don't force it on me and i wont force mine onto you. there is more good about weed than negative. there are bigger issues to deal with like: pharmacutical companies lobbying congress, big oil raping the american society, our schools being led by liberal fundalmentalist teaching our youth, "entitled" baby machines living off the system, need i go on? focus people, our country is not bei

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frogleggs

May-03-13 3:11 PM

What is the difference between:

MikeHawkburns420

and

dope?

a dope?

Nothing that canabalalass would cure

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Cheesehead

May-01-13 10:10 PM

Mikee dikey,

You can thank and count ME as one of those people who WASTed BILLIONS of dollars like other taxpayers did on your wacky tabacky edUcation!

How about a brain operation with a stoned surgeon on the other end of the scalpel ?

You have NO Idea, Man !

Wack your own stoned cold head, not ours!

I’m LOL about wasting good tax dollars on your brainless banter !

Just because, the rest of the world jumps off a cliff, doesn’t make it right by the mere fact of the tremendous numbers taking the dive.

Just because, people like the pain,

doesn’t mean we should allow them to shoot themselves in the head.

Your logic matches your stone head !

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MikeHawkburns420

May-01-13 6:12 PM

I wasnt referring to everyone older in age, I know plenty who are of the right mindset, but at the same time i know alot who arent.

Dont take it the wrong way if your a little older :)

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MikeHawkburns420

May-01-13 5:22 PM

Misskitty, seems your as dumbed down as they come. Legalizing cannabis wont change much, like i said theres plenty of people everyone knows who smokes, and like i said you probably have no idea. LOL As much as it pains some of you old folks, theres cannabis everywhere and its not going anywhere.. Once all the old folks are dead is when the country will start to pick up... Your generation has ruined this country, billions of dollars wasted, 17 trillion in debt LOLOL GREAT JOB RUINING THE GREATEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD....

I got some skunky pineapple kush, time to enjoy :))

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MissKitty

May-01-13 10:10 AM

Great, one more thing to put the public in danger. Instead of just drunk driving, we will have more stoners driving. The road will be a safe place for our family and friends. Just one more thing to dumb up this country!!

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Cheesehead

Apr-30-13 10:00 PM

Hawksburnmikee,

Since, you know more than most, present us with a short, succinct precis on the relationships of thc and the following chemicals:

Endorphins, dopamine and its relative adrenal functions, adrenaline and noradrenaline, or epinephrine and nor epinephrine, serotonin and melatonin, anandamide

Hopefully mjuanna will become hybred enough to cure your brain, like cancer, not now but not if you leave before long enough has past.

Unfortunately low thc in mwhowanna today won’t do anything to cure anything you now are saddled with, not even a clouded, dim mind...

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BallsDeep

Apr-30-13 6:51 PM

s t r e t c h y o u r m i n d

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MikeHawkburns420

Apr-30-13 6:05 PM

The people who are against others making there own choice for themselves are against FREEDOM, many of you are old now and setting your ways. Too bad for you Cannabis could benefit your lives probably the most right now. Obviously your generation has NOT made the right decision on this failed drug war, Or the COUNTRY in general... Seeing how your generation has ran this country into the hole,why not hand it over so my generation can try and rebuild this mess of a country and flawed way of thinking YOU LEFT US.

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MikeHawkburns420

Apr-30-13 5:59 PM

Some of you people like to act like you know it all. Ignorant comments like this "some of you pot heads need to get a job" should stop, unless you know EVERY single person that uses cannabis you cant make that old, wornout assumption of people.. Id feel comfortable betting that someone YOU know uses cannabis and you have NO IDEA.. Possibly a neighbor, coworker, boss, friend, sibling, somebody..

The whole "gateway drug" term is just propaganda to scare the sheep. Its a old arguement that really holds no water anymore.

Some of you people wanna live free but want everyone else to follow your way of life, NO THANKS... Our freedom aside, just look at the medicinal aspects of the plant. Open your eyes people, theres too many reports and studies showing cannabis has unmatched medical qualites for several ailments, cures certain types of cancer, shown to reduce strokes, reduces tumors by 50%. All the info is out there, "cannabis cures cancer" is a documentar

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Whizzywhig

Apr-30-13 5:08 PM

Yaah,

All those legalized pot heads should get a job.

They could get work counting all the extra trees we have hanging around,

so many more than before the white man arrived, according to one wart,

and we really need clear cutting and more co2, and less people on welfare when they could be cutting all those trees and blowing smoke for big business tree cutters.

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Cheesehead

Apr-30-13 3:44 PM

By all means legalize pot,

at least we’ll understand why johnny and maryjane are dumb,

and getting dumber.

By all means legalize pot, and save.

By all means legalize pot,

and the money saved from fighting the pot wars, can be put to good use.

The republicans don’t want to expand health coverage to an estimated 450,000 people lacking medical care,

in the richest nation in the world, at a cost estimated to be $15 billion dollars a year.

But yet, we’ll spend that amount of money every year trying to understand the war on dumb and dumber generations

to get them to be

responsible,

useful,

educated, and

WORK !

By all means, save money,

put the pot heads to WORK taking care of those who need healthcare.

The republicans could TAX POT SALES,

and everyone would be happy, a win-win situation for everyone.

Kill two birds for the price of ONE.

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Shlort

Apr-30-13 2:20 PM

Blazer, I am for legalization, and I do not smoke it nor will I smoke it if it is legalized. I also do not drink or smoke cigarettes. That is how I roll though. I believe that people should be able to make their own choices when it comes to marijuana. There are plenty of people who are smoking it now, and I highly doubt there will be an increase in use if it is legalized. People who want to smoke it, smoke it. People who don't like altering their mind don't use anything mind altering.

As far as that pot smoking 3 timer in your English class. Maybe he was just stupid? Perhaps he was even worse at English and school if he was not smoked up? Not everyone has the luxury of absorbing information and being intelligent. That is just how it works and I doubt marijuana use has much of an effect on intelligence.

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Peace2all

Apr-30-13 1:09 AM

Hey People who smoke Pot, my reference was to Dr. Kevorkian who spent time in prision for Assistant Suicide. He was from Michigan. Poor fellow helped those in need.

Governor Jenny Granholm (who we voted for and later came out she was from Canada!) The mole sent him to prision.

Let's see what Dr. Kermit Gosnells gets for doing innocent little babies! I'd be willing to bet, he gets less!

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Peace2all

Apr-30-13 12:42 AM

The way this country is headed, Between Wade Vs Roe, or Madalyn Murray O' Hair, etc. What The Help? Change the "p" to another "L"

Ain't it funny how a Doctor can abort an innocent little baby, but can't someone who is with age and wants to die? Or even the ones terminally I'll?

Personally, I like the Watters World and not a one of those Pot Heads had one clue what was going on in the world! And this is our Future?!?! They were celebrating their pot! They had NO Idea what Ricin was!

And for your information Tailgater, you can buy on Sundays. Jim's South Side for one.

And Mr. Mike, you could refrain from your name calling.

Now I know who either voted, or pretended to vote for Our New Wanna Be Comedian, Commander In Chief!

God Bless America! We Need You! Could ya kinda speed some people that should have been, well Lord forgive me, you know my thoughts.

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Blazer422

Apr-29-13 10:08 PM

Yea the pot heads are all over this subject, natually, they have nothing better to do than sit and argue over it after all they cant get a job. I remember a Young man that sat behind me in 11th grade English class 20 years ago, he was on his third trip through 11th grade english, but according to him pot made him better in school.

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fredread188241

Apr-29-13 4:26 PM

yes it should be legalized u dont overdose and u dont black out and your not violent like when your on alcohol plus the medical benifits are better than prescribed drugs.

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arealyooper

Apr-29-13 4:13 PM

Just look at all the idiots that get good and drunk and kill themselves on a snowmobile!! How many have you heard of that crashed a snowmobile and it was blamed on marijuana?? That number would be ZERO!!!

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arealyooper

Apr-29-13 4:09 PM

Thats right markhawkburns420, take away their alcohol and watch the tears start flowing!!!! They can sit there and get hammered in front of their kids and stagger all over the place but thats ok !! Give me a break deaths from alchol in thousands and thousands!! Deaths from a naturally grown plant a big fat zero!!To all the anti marijuana folks out there GROW UP !!!!!

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BallsDeep

Apr-29-13 4:08 PM

Legalize it!

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