Up in Smoke: Most Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

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Which of the following Drugs would you like to see Legalized?

Poll closed Dec 10, 2010.
  1. All of Them

    11.1%
  2. None of Them

    27.8%
  3. Marijuana

    63.9%
  4. Ecstasy

    11.1%
  5. Powder Cocaine

    11.1%
  6. Heroin

    5.6%
  7. Methamphetamine or "crystal meth"

    2.8%
  8. Crack Cocaine

    2.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Modbert
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    Most Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana: Angus Reid Global Monitor

    Interesting poll results although not surprising.

    Your thoughts USMB?

    (Poll Enclosed, vote for which you'd like to see legal. Multiple votes are allowed.)
     
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    If you look at the money alone spent on the "war on drugs" there is no real reason to keep low impact drugs illegal
     
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    War On Drugs Clock

    A little less than half of arrests were Marijuana Possession only.
     
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    I voted marijuana the rest are too dangerous.
     
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    1) to keep them good chronic purps as a status symbol.
    2) herb makes 80%+ users too lazy and/or stupid to function within 80%+ of their potential.
    3) maintain a thug economy to displace the lack of upward mobility and the failures of education and employment in our cities.
    4) maintain the enforcement economy pretending to fight this 'war'

    getting tired with this, but there's real reasons.
     
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    :lol:...give me a fucking break.....
     
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    Not another druggie thread, Dogbert...I'm rattin you out to your parents. :lol:
     
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    I would like to see industrial Hemp brought back as a legal crop in the USA. I would accept legalizing Marijuana only if there is a test developed that a Police officer could administer on the spot for driving under the influence. You show me that test; I would consider legalization.
     
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    I voted none.

    Our laws are a reflection of our society's values.

    I'd like to think our society was built on hard work, and some, however thinly vieled, sobriety. For most of our history, sobriety hasn't really been a fundamental necessity for most Americans (sure, you had those guys that would pass out in the street; get runned over by a damned ol' wagon, or train, but they never caused the drivers of the OTHER vehicles any harm).

    Now people are easily able to fuck each other up. Irresponsible alcoholic consumption is bad enough without legalized dope making it worse.
     
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    Opposition to the legalization of marijuana has no rational basis. Claims of "wasted potential" and "danger" become inane and laughable when examined in the light of our policies surrounding more dangerous drugs, such as alcohol and tobacco.

    My experiences with marijuana have been almost exclusively positive, even spiritually enlightening. Astaghfir Allah (SWT) if I've erred.
     

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