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 Post subject: Re: LEGALIZING IT!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:25 pm 
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My state voted in favor for medical marijuana, but when the Republicans took control of the state, they ignored the voters wishes. The city I live in voted by a 60 to 40 percent marigin to decriminalize it, but the Republicans, who gerrymandered their way into local office, despite getting substantially less votes, are blocking it from being implemented.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:41 pm 
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My state voted in favor for medical marijuana, but when the Republicans took control of the state, they ignored the voters wishes. The city I live in voted by a 60 to 40 percent marigin to decriminalize it, but the Republicans, who gerrymandered their way into local office, despite getting substantially less votes, are blocking it from being implemented.

They need more time to smok....I mean study it more! Ya, that's the ticket! :mrgreen:

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"This is a low priority issue. Women's freedom of choice at keeping big government out of her lady parts should be a top priority. It's fascism, nothing more, nothing less."

Sez you. Ever spend any time in jail for being a woman? Or for being gay?

The prohibition of cannabis and the witch hunt for pot smokers is the greatest social injustice since slavery. :evil:


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As long as they tax the fuck out of it like tobacco and booze, why not?

Whilst I'm at it, let's add churches too.


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tiboudre wrote:
As long as they tax the fuck out of it like tobacco and booze, why not?

Whilst I'm at it, let's add churches too.

I'll second that last part. If you grow your own though, why should you give anyone any taxes? A farmer/growers tax? Maybe they'll pay me not to grow my crop, like wheat or corn, eh? Smokin' government pot and getting paid not to grow it.....pipe dreams, what have I been smokin'!
Never say never though. Stranger things have happened. :lol:

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George Carlin: "Use it to balance the fucken' budget, man!"


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tiboudre wrote:
George Carlin: "Use it to balance the fucken' budget, man!"

That's too easy and sensible, so therefor not viable. :cry:

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For christ sake get a job and stop with the fucking pot...and cut that hair...jesus... :wink:


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For christ sake get a job and stop with the fucking pot...and cut that hair...jesus... :wink:

Jesus started it! :wink:

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Would someone like to try this and see if it works?

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/07/how ... steps.html

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Would someone like to try this and see if it works?

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/07/how ... steps.html

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Thanks, I gotta get to the club before 8:00, so there's your answer. Never buy what you can't see, smell or smoke ahead of time. :idea: Beside all that shit involves the feds bro'!
Stoners rule #1 & #2 Don't involve the feds. Get a taste of the product up front! :wink:

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Would someone like to try this and see if it works? ...
it works, bitcoin is tricky depending the degree of anonymity, the rest is easy ... to score some bitcoin, use craigslist; meet anywhere without security cameras [or send a runner]

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Uruguay MPs back marijuana legalisation bill

Members of Uruguay's House of Representatives have passed a bill to legalise marijuana.


If it goes on to be approved by the Senate, Uruguay will become the first country to regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana.

The measure is backed by the government of President Jose Mujica, who says it will remove profits from drug dealers and divert users from harder drugs.

Under the bill, only the government would be allowed to sell marijuana.

The state would assume "the control and regulation of the importation, exportation, plantation, cultivation, the harvest, the production, the acquisition, the storage, the commercialisation and the distribution of cannabis and its by-products".

Buyers would have to be registered on a database and be over the age of 18. They would be able to buy up to 40g (1.4oz) per month in specially licensed *SPAM* or grow up to six plants at home.

Foreigners would be excluded from the measure.
Political tussle

The bill was approved by 50 of the 96 MPs present in the lower house following a fierce 13-hour debate in the capital, Montevideo.

The supporters of the measure argued that the fight against drugs and drug trafficking had failed, and the country needed "new alternatives".

"The regulation is not to promote consumption; consumption already exists," said Sebastian Sabini of the governing centre-left Frente Amplio (Broad Front) coalition, which has a majority of one in the lower house.

Marijuana use has reportedly doubled in Uruguay over the past year. An estimated 22 tonnes of marijuana are being sold in the country annually, according to Uruguay's National Drugs Committee.

But Gerardo Amarilla of the opposition National Party said the government was "playing with fire" given the health risks he said were linked to marijuana use.

All eyes were on Dario Perez, a member of the governing coalition but a strong opponent of the bill, whose vote could have scuppered the bill.

During his 20-minute speech, Mr Perez reiterated his belief that the issue should be put to a referendum and not have been "imposed" by the government.

But to applause by supporters of the bill in the public gallery, he finally concluded that as long as he was a member of the coalition, he would vote with it, despite his personal misgivings.

The bill is now expected to be approved by the Senate, where the left-wing government has a bigger majority.

But opposition politicians said that even if the law made it through the senate, they would launch a petition to have it overturned.

A survey carried out before the vote by polling organisation Cifra suggested 63% of Uruguayans opposed the bill.
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The progress of the bill is being watched closely across the region, says BBC Mundo correspondent in the region Ignacio de los Reyes.

For decades, drug trafficking has caused tens of thousands of deaths throughout Latin America.

Uruguay may have not experienced the bloodshed caused by drug trafficking, but the proposal could be seen as a test for violence-torn nations looking for an end to their drug wars, our correspondent adds.

The vote also comes just days after Pope Francis criticised drug legalisation plans during a visit to neighbouring Brazil.

The pontiff said it was "necessary to tackle the problems which are at the root of drug abuse, promoting more justice, educating the youth with the values that live in society, standing by those who face hardship and giving them hope for the future".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23516966

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta will be on CNN Sunday night 8PM explaining why he deliberately mislead the Ameican people by going along with the lies the DEA told him about the dangers of pot. He has seen the light and is now for legalization and he'll explain why. Be there or be square.


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"Pot" can be used as a multi purposed medicine and delivers a pleasant high. 8) :D
Industrial Hemp is nothing like that, there's a big difference between the two.
Hemp and it's bi-products are a greener way to go than corn is for industrial uses. You can base an economy on Hemp. We used too. It doesn't have a high or medicinal properties to it other than being in the cannabis genus. Makes a bitchin' poncho too! I don't think the big oil guys like anything that isn't a petroleum based product no matter what it is.

Cannabliss, is another beast altogether. I'm looking for it right now man! :shock:

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Uruguay to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram

President José Mujica presses on with plan to create government-run legal marijuana industry to combat criminals


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Uruguay's drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.

The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay's president, José Mujica, expects to push it through the Senate soon as part of his effort to explore alternatives in the war on drugs.

The measure would make Uruguay the first country in the world to license and enforce rules for the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for adult consumers.

Marijuana sales should start in the second half of 2014 at a price of about $1 a gram, drug chief Julio Calzada told Uruguay's El País, on Sunday – an eighth or less of what it costs at legal medical dispensaries in some US states.

Calzada said one gram would be enough "for one marijuana cigarette or two or three slimmer cigarettes".

He said the idea was not to make money but to fight petty crime and wrench the market away from illegal dealers.

"The illegal market is very risky and of poor quality," he said. The state was going to offer "a safe place to buy a quality product and on top of that, it's going to sell it at the same price".

In August, Calzada had estimated the price would be about $2.50 a gram. Sales would be restricted to locals, who would be able to buy up to 40g a month.

Smoking pot has long been legal in Uruguay, but growing, carrying, buying or selling it has been punishable by prison terms.

About 120,000 Uruguayans consume marijuana at least once a year, according to the National Drug Council. Of these, 75,000 smoke it every week and 20,000 every day.

In the US, the states of Washington and Colorado have legalised marijuana and adopted rules governing its sale. Unlike Uruguay, they will tax marijuana, seeing it as a revenue source, when it goes on legal sale next year.

In Washington, the state marijuana consultant has projected legal pot might cost $13-$17 a gram. Marijuana in the medical dispensaries typically ranges from $8-$14 a gram in Washington depending on quality.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/22/uruguay-legal-marijuana-drug-traffickers

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Prices will eventually be dirt cheap, like $3-$4 a gram. It will be a competition between black market and legal market at first. Eventually black market gets squeezed out because they cant make any money. :smoke:


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Prices will eventually be dirt cheap, like $3-$4 a gram. It will be a competition between black market and legal market at first. Eventually black market gets squeezed out because they cant make any money.

I'm seeing that kind of trend in Ca. right now. With all the legal clinics it's tough for a hustler to make a buck slinging grams. The street 1/8ths are down from $50-60 bucks 5yrs. ago to $30-40 now. I'm in a "dry county" so if I want a legal deal I have to drive over to Sacramento County, where it'll very in price from $18 bucks to high end $37. Figure in time, traffic and gas though and I'll still buy from a friend for a little more now and then. Damn dry counties!
Legalize it!

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18 bucks for 8th, so 170 for oz?

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18 bucks for 8th, so 170 for oz?

Or less when you buy more on the lower end. Really good indicas, not unless you where buying by the lot in bushels like the clubs do. It also depends on what time of year, or how much the brokers/growers are charging the clubs at the time. It varies & I pay CA. state tax on it. The club I go to passes the saving down to the customer. Some clubs want $50 bucks an 8th, so it pays to shop around. You get to know which ones are Only In It For The Money. :wink:

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Good ol' American knowhow! Thank's slime. 8)

Prices may vary depending on where you live in the states. The price is cheaper in states where it's already used legally for medicinal use or it's out right legal for recreational use. There's still a few states were over an ounce will get you 20yrs.. Those states have a higher price tag on street herb, which proves that if it's legal the price and therefor the crime goes down accordingly.

Heavens to Murgatroid,

Legalize it!

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Just as they're getting ready to serve the public legally and open shops for recreational pot in Colorado, the fucking Feds have come in busting the growers to the smokers and all the almost open shops around. This is after they said they wouldn't mess with any state that legalized it. That's a state right and was voted on by the people of Colorado. Just caught it on the news and not one of the big 3 or CNN. Just a blip on local channel 13 news. WTF??? :evil:

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the fucking Feds have come in busting the growers to the smokers and all the almost open shops around :evil:

The feds / govt are somehow profiting from the black market, and see some sort of gain in keeping crime levels high. Otherwise, its inexplicable.
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