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Originally posted by LucidDreamer85
o they want to ban guns so no one can sell mexican's our guns? Makes no sense at all.
These gun dealers don't follow the rules anyways if we ban assault weapons they will still deal them anyways because .......They don't follow the rules or laws anyways.
That is like making booze illegal so we can't export it. IT will still be exported.
These people are idiots....and i was/am for the obama administration but i don't think it is them calling the shots.
Obviously there is an international collaboration going on. Look at the stuff nobody talks about in the media and it all has to do with international deals.
South American Indians “chew” coca as a mild stimulant by placing dried leaves in the mouth and masticating with various alkalies such as lime or plant ashes to promote the release of the alkaloids, which are swallowed.
Originally posted by bingmat
The question is, would you trust the Government to regulate properly AND, would you affect the crime rates if drug lords were arginalised out of their industry??
ALso would WE trust companies not to do what the tobacco industry did for years and lie about the consequences of their altered products?!?! Probably not!
What about healthcare implications (INCREASED DEMAND??).. it would put money into the coffers (naitonal debt, anyone??) but at the same time take away, eventually in the form of hooked smokers never kicking the habit.
Originally posted by Starwatcher
Big issue with legalizing marijuana then taxing it is this. It is very easy to grow, its a weed. Unless the government or whoever puts out a high quality product at a affordable price people will just cultivate it themselves.
Legalizing hard drugs I don't agree with, maybe programs for hardcore heroin addicts like some other countries in Europe. However crack/coke, MDMA, meth, lsd, pcp all need to be off our streets and enforced by the police. Let marijuana alone and concentrate on more detremental to society illicite drugs.
Originally posted by Trojanman_18
Too bad our government officials will NEVER have the onions to man up and say enough is enough. i've been to mexico many time during the summer and you know what? they honestly don't give a damn about the U.S. so why sould we give a damn about Mexico? In times of economic turmoil we need to put our citizens first, then worry about Mexico.