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originally posted by: Toadmund
Meanwhile, up here in Canada...
Our Dictator in Chief, The Dis-honorable Stephen Harper is following the tried and disproven American DEA method, despite warnings from Americans the harm and expense and corruption it has caused.
Steve is building us more prisons, whoop-de-friggin'-do.
Now we have mandatory 6 month jail sentences for growing 6 or more plants.
Hopefully soon we can vote him out of office.
originally posted by: namehere
the problem i see is that the cartels can afford to buy more land for farming so at some point will be able to set up a monopoly and push small farming operations out of business. in the end the cartels will benefit with huge profits by creating monopolies and through protection fees to help fund their other operations and to help them establish positions of power within government's and business.
you say this is putting cartels out of business? yeah right they are too established for that to happen so easily, if anything i bet a decent portion of these farmers have "protection" agreements with cartels where they exchange cash for "peace".
i say great job making cartels more dangerous and powerful with naive laws that don't consider how cartels operate or how far they will go to make money, even if they have to hide themselves within official entities they will do it to continue operating.
originally posted by: Parthin
a reply to: benrl
Just curious, re: your other thread, is it weed yes, psychiatry no?
Criminals LOVE prohibition.