Posts tagged with politics

Opinion: Marijuana Use is Not on the Rise
Comments Off on Opinion: Marijuana Use is Not on the Rise, 08/09/2011, by in News

I just peeped a little tidbit about marijuana use on the rise... "Overall, 8.9 percent of the U.S. population or 22.6 million Americans aged 12 and older used illicit drugs in 2010, up from 8.7 percent in 2009 and 8 percent in 2008, according to the survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health... Read more...

The War on Drugs is Very Winnable
Comments Off on The War on Drugs is Very Winnable, 15/06/2011, by in Opinion

Why do people suggest the War on Drugs is unwinnable? Law enforcement, in a good year, may seize 5% of the total marijuana this nation imports. Hundreds of thousands of people are arrested each year for minor possession of marijuana. Homes are invaded on a regular basis. Families are torn apart.... Read more...

Never Tax MEDICAL Marijuana
1 comment, 27/02/2010, by in Opinion

How do you go about telling a terminally ill person that they'll have to pay more for their medicine? Do you just pass the tax without so much as speaking with them? Do you ignore their hardships and pain? Have they ever even bothered to visit someone in true pain?With that said, what kind of no-sou... Read more...

Thoughts on Medical Marijuana in NY
Comments Off on Thoughts on Medical Marijuana in NY, 25/02/2010, by in Opinion

Yeah. You read the title. On Feb. 23rd, the NY State Senate Health Committee passed medical marijuana legislation. I'll admit, I don't fully understand all of these political procedures that NY State government must go through before a bill becomes a law. It seems a bit more complicated than the car... Read more...

Haaa, can’t tax my marijuana!
Comments Off on Haaa, can’t tax my marijuana!, 28/10/2009, by in Prohibitionist Idiots

Legalization/TaxationThe fight to legalize marijuana seems to be making major inroads as politicians, greedy for funds of any kind, find ways to get those tax revenues without a direct increase to the taxpayer. While there are some politicians have a more honorable reason for promoting the legalizat... Read more...