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Old February 25th, 2011, 11:33 AM   #1

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The legalization of marijuana in the USA


Whats your opinion to it?
What are the advantages and what would be the disadvantages?

What system would be most effective in the distribution of marijuana?
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Old February 25th, 2011, 11:48 AM   #2

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It would free up law enforcement but it would lead to an increase in lung cancer.
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Old February 25th, 2011, 11:51 AM   #3

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It should be done in the USA and in Canada.

Advantages: -Billions of dollars saved from the War on drugs.
-Diminution of criminality
-Legality of a harmless drug

Disadvantages: I don't know.
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It would free up law enforcement but it would lead to an increase in lung cancer.
That is a myth. Marijuana does not cause lung cancer. There is not a single case of lung cancer directly attributed to marijuana smoking.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...052501729.html
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Usually people mix it with tobacco when they smoke it.
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Old February 25th, 2011, 11:57 AM   #7

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Well not in Quebec. Here we put only marijuana in our joints.

Tobacco =
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is it legal there?
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is it legal there?
Nope. We wish that it becomes legal tho.
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Usually people mix it with tobacco when they smoke it.
But then again most people who smoke weed also smoke cigarettes so wouldn't the increase in lung cancer be neglectable?


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-Billions of dollars saved from the War on drugs.
And you could put a little tax on it, so you could actualy gain money from it... right?
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