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As a recreational consumer of alcohol, I'm appalled that I don't have the right to switch from the more harmful substance (alcohol) to the less harmful substance (marijuana). Are our legislators trying to make people LESS safe??

1 week, 2 days ago on Marijuana Legalization Movement Likely to Grow Even More in 2015

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@Karen Grube @HerbReese What agenda are you pushing?!! The cartels are rich and powerful BECAUSE of prohibition - the exact same thing happened with alcohol when it was illegal. And who is the modern-day Al Capone now? ..nobody, because criminals can't compete with legally-produced alcohol. 

1 week, 2 days ago on Marijuana Legalization Movement Likely to Grow Even More in 2015

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@Karen Grube This doesn't happen with alcohol and it's not going to happen with marijuana either. The state controls who produces and sells these drugs and it doesn't give licenses to criminals. 

1 week, 2 days ago on Marijuana Legalization Movement Likely to Grow Even More in 2015

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These days we keep hearing about "legalizing marijuana for recreational use", but what it really appears to be is an attempt to legalize marijuana as a far safer alternative to alcohol.  According to the CDC, alcohol kills 80,000 people every year in the U.S. while marijuana kills none, and marijuana's addiction potential is about on par with coffee. Since marijuana is unquestionably milder, safer and less addictive than alcohol, we could GREATLY reduce the amount of harm and addiction in society by giving people the right to switch from the more harmful drug, alcohol, to the less harmful drug, marijuana.

1 year, 10 months ago on Will Mississippi Become State #19 to Nullify Federal Marijuana Laws?

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Alcohol is significantly more harmful and more addictive than marijuana, while the prohibition on marijuana fuels criminal activity and funds organized crime. We need to contact our legislators and tell them to legalize marijuana like beer and wine.

2 years, 1 month ago on Nullification: Are all Efforts Led by the Right?

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We keep hearing about "legalizing marijuana for recreational use", but what it really appears to be is an attempt to legalize marijuana as a far safer alternative to alcohol.

 

According to the CDC, alcohol kills 80,000 people every year in the U.S. while marijuana kills none, and marijuana's addiction potential is only about that of coffee. 

 

Since marijuana is far safer and far less addictive than alcohol, we could GREATLY reduce the amount of harm and addiction in society by giving people the right to switch from the more harmful drug, alcohol, to the less harmful drug, marijuana. Currently, paranoid old men keep marijuana illegal and make our children LESS safe.

2 years, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/10/26/rebeccas_war_dog_of_the_week_drug_dogs_and_bomb_dogs_thwart_the_taliban_together

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I keep hearing about this "legalizing marijuana for recreational use" stuff, but what they really appear to be trying to do is legalize marijuana as a far safer alternative to alcohol.

 

According to the CDC, alcohol kills 80,000 people every year in the U.S. while marijuana kills none. And marijuana's addiction potential is about on par with coffee. So since marijuana is far safer and far less addictive than alcohol, we could GREATLY reduce the harm and addiction in society by letting people switch from the more harmful drug, alcohol, to the less harmful drug, marijuana. And that would be a good thing. 

 

The only thing is though, people can't switch to marijuana while marijuana's illegal. That's where we come in - we have to tell *our* legislators to legalize marijuana like wine.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colorado Nullification Up 10 Points in Latest Poll

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