CDZ So...we legalize all drugs...then what?

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    They are going to get them regardless from classmates. A high school in my town that is very upscale with doctors, judges, attorneys and rich kids attending is the go to place to purchase anything you want.
     
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    Hate to tell you, but there are lots of kids out there today that are raiding their parent and grandparent's medicine cabinets. And no, pills and prescription drugs are easier access than marijuana and alcohol.
     
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    That's where parents/guardians need to step in. I would entertain debate on laws REQUIRING it...
     
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    There's a diff between legalizing and decriminalizing. The use is STILL controlled under decriminalization. But it's treated differently. And even ardent Civil Lib types like myself are NOT in favor of decriminalizing a bunch of Class 1 drugs.

    The legalization of marijuana is a HUGE BLOW to the Mex cartels. Virtually stopped the border trade when it's grown legally for sale in the US.. They now have to target their marketing for weed to Central/South America and more in Mexico itself..
     
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    For one thing, the cost of the drugs would likely plummet, which I believe we are starting to see with weed in Colorado, though might be wrong on that. As for current cartel members, it would, indeed, take years to undo the damage, just like with the mafia after prohibition ended.
     
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    Why hardly anyone dies from a drug overdose in Portugal
     
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    If people have access to drugs like marijuana it is fine until they kill somebody driving under the influence. Marijuana is fine to legalize but once that is completely legalized, where will the line for legalizing other drugs be drawn?
     
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    Actually, in CO it is more expensive to buy marijuana from a licensed 420 shop than it is to buy it illegally (no taxes), from local growers.
     
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    I imagine taxes are huge. Will prob have to change.
     

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