FTR: The weed is a gateway drug argument is BS.

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    Anyone that argues against legalization on the grounds that weed is a gateway drug is totally full of shit.

    Here's the crux of their bullshit: 99+% of all heroin (or other hard drug) addicts started by smoking weed, therefore it's a gateway drug.

    Well no fucking shit Sherlock! This is the posterchild example of how statistics can be misused.

    The honest assessment of "gateway" status looks at the statistics the other way around. What percentage of people that have smoked weed go on to become heroin addicts? The answer...less than .1%. Conclusion: Sorry, not a gateway drug.
     
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    agreed! (that's two in one day... uh oh.) :redface: ;)



    "Well no fucking shit Sherlock! This is the posterchild example of how statistics can be misused."


    yes, yes, yes, this sort of thing happens ALL the time...drives me nuts!
     
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    :eusa_think:

    So can I conclude that you've been told to spread around the rep??? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    LOL! :rofl:

    yes, they said i had to give it to 8 people before giving it to you again.
    i still have to make up for the neg rep i gave you! ;)
     
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    i just tried and it was a no go. :sad:

    i'll have to spread some around... i have been too busy to read very much.
     
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    Give some to Ravi if you can, she needs a hug.
     
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    breastmilk is a gateway drug.
     
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    I'm always happy to accept stray rep. It's not a gateway drug for me.
     
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    no go for you either... you can have a hug any time tho. ;)

    i'll have to do some more reading and find someone to give rep to and then i'll get back to you! i don't like giving neg rep, i only give pos rep.

    i only gave mani neg rep cuz he double dog dared me... LOL!
     
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    My advice, troll through the back pages and rep people that don't post here anymore.

    :rofl:

    joking
     

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