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View Poll Results: Are marijuana users criminals in your opinion?
Yes 61 26.07%
No 166 70.94%
Undecided 7 2.99%
Voters: 234. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-29-2013, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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What was the vote distribution? Who held majority of Congress is irrelevant.
really now ...break down of congress

senate 73 dem...21 rep

house 344 dem...88 rep


yep irrelevant
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:27 PM
 
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really now ...break down of congress

senate 73 dem...21 rep

house 344 dem...88 rep


yep irrelevant
You can be a Democrat and not liberal.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Central Maine
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Well, outside of current laws they wouldn't be. It is/are the laws and their breaking of them that makes them criminals. If it were legal to smoke/possess/sell/grow marijuana then they would not be criminals. It's like asking "Are immigrants that come in/remain in the United States when they aren't supposed to, illegal? Yes, mostly because of the existing laws and their obviously ignoring such laws. The existence of the laws makes their actions illegal. perhaps you should have asked "Are marijuana users wrong" or "Is it wrong for people to use marijuana"? Personally I couldn't care less. Don't use it, never wanted to.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Florida
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really now ...break down of congress

senate 73 dem...21 rep

house 344 dem...88 rep


yep irrelevant
What was the vote distribution? Not that it matters. I don't care who votes YEA, or NAY. I just have a feeling pretty much everyone voted YEA, because all states were against the drug, or 'poison' as they called it. The push for making it illegal started about 30 years before the tax act.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Western Oregon
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The dems vs repubs thing has nothing to do with the original question.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Florida
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The dems vs repubs thing has nothing to do with the original question.
True, the discussion is about people who are guilty of drug related crimes, and surprisingly many posters have confessed to having been less than law abiding.

Last edited by Finn_Jarber; 05-29-2013 at 01:06 PM..
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:49 PM
 
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You don't need Lopez. It's far more basic than that. If only I could get one person to agree
How is it more basic?
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:00 PM
 
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True, the discussion is about people who are guilty of drug related crimes, and surprisingly many posters have confessed to having been less that law abiding.
Come arrest me, big boy.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:01 PM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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True, the discussion is about people who are guilty of drug related crimes, and surprisingly many posters have confessed to having been less that law abiding.

Hey... I've never killed anyone, robbed, stolen, raped, or molested anyone! Sure I've been in a few brawls, and had to defend myself accordingly, but that is because I ain't somebody's punching bag. I've also never sold, nor distributed cannabis, due to it's illegal status! It's simply not worth the legalities, as while decriminalized in my state to a degree, selling any amount is a felony. Now should it become legal, well then I may just have to buy stock in that industry! Until then.... no. The bottom line is it is for personal use, and none other! I'm not harming anyone....period. I don't drive when using it, nor do I do it before or during work hours. If that still makes me a bad guy... well...f*** it! Nobody is perfect.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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No, they did NOT find bath salts in his system. The ONLY thing they found in his system was marijuana. The whole bath salt theory was created by the cops the media speculation before the autopsy. The guy was stoned on pot, and nothing else.
There's no test for bath salts, genius.
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