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Old 06-03-2009, 03:14 AM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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I'm not into drugs at all, but I see this as a sign of freedom.

L.A.'s medical pot dispensary moratorium led to a boom instead

Four years ago, when the Los Angeles City Council started to wrestle with how to control medical marijuana, there were just four known storefront dispensaries, one each in Hancock Park, Van Nuys, Rancho Park and Cheviot Hills.

Now, police say there are as many as 600. There may be more. No one really knows

L.A.'s medical pot dispensary moratorium led to a boom instead - Los Angeles Times
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:43 PM
 
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Yeah. Prohibition is one of the costliest, deadliest and most civil rights threatening things that can be imposed by a legislature. Better to manage what people want and tax it and make it a contributor to society rather than a detriment.

Folks have been getting high for thousands of years. To deny that is delusional.
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Old 06-05-2009, 03:33 PM
 
Location: Southern Arizona
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Default Vt. takes nation's top spot for marijuana use

Vt. takes nationís top spot for marijuana use | burlingtonfreepress.com | The Burlington Free Press
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Old 06-05-2009, 07:07 PM
 
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LOL. Yesterday I was walking on Wilshire near La Cienega and I saw someone taking a hit off of a pot pipe, like it was no one's business. I didn't smell it but it really looked like he was smoking weed on a fairly busy sidewalk in an area that's dominated by business offices. It was really out of place, but nobody else seemed to notice.
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Old 06-05-2009, 09:06 PM
 
Location: la socal
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yeah I know what your talking about that area with all those buildings near dt not like area just outside all those structures cant really do what a lot of people there might view and call as random or unfit.
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