Official should marijuana be legalized poll...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fishonjazz, Dec 17, 2012.

Should marijuana be legalized?

  1. Yes

    31 vote(s)
    86.1%
  2. No

    5 vote(s)
    13.9%
  1. fishonjazz

    fishonjazz Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I know there have been many threads/conversations about this topic, but i wanted to see the result of a poll. (maybe one has already been done but i dont remember it)

    Yes or no.
     
  2. fishonjazz

    fishonjazz Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I should have put in an option to vote for... I dont care one way or the other.

    Can i edit the poll to have that 3rd option?

    Also i made the poll anonymous (non public)
     
  3. SaltyDawg

    SaltyDawg Well-Known Member

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    Is there even an argument against it anymore?

    When Colorado ski resorts start taking dollars from Utah ski resorts, this will become a pretty serious topic in Utah.

    Utah will legalize it within 10 years, you heard it here first.
     
  4. JimLes

    JimLes Well-Known Member

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    Legalized? I feel that it should be made mandatory for some people. Half your country needs to chill the **** out.
     
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  5. bigb

    bigb Free at last!!! Contributor

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    I couldn't figure out how to edit the poll. If you want to start another one, go ahead and we'll lock/delete this one. But don't forget to add the cheese option.
     
  6. The Black Swordsman

    The Black Swordsman Well-Known Member

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    If alcohol is legal weed should also be legal. Of course if you asked me alcohol should be illegal...
     
  7. Nate505

    Nate505 Modstapo Lite Staff Member

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    Of course. Banning a plant is stupid.
     
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  8. Stoked

    Stoked Modstapo Staff Member

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    Yes for a few reasons. The major ones for me are:

    - No worse than alcohol
    - No more jailing of pot users decreases burden on jails
    - Source of a large stream of revenue.
     
  9. Hartsock

    Hartsock Banned

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    The only good reason I've heard for not legalizing marijuana and its not really a good reason is ... We made a mistake making alcohol legal again, lets not make another mistake with marijuana. But yeah, my wife would probably let me smoke again if it was legal so im all for it.
     
  10. WhiskyPriest

    WhiskyPriest Well-Known Member

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    I'm okay with the legalization of Marijuana. If Liquor is legal in moderate consumption, so should Marijuana. I think we would earn a lot of tax money and take money away from some of the local gangs who are selling the drug on the streets. Also, law enforcement would be able to use its resources against more destructive drugs.
     
  11. midnight_hwy

    midnight_hwy Well-Known Member

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    Legalize it.
    I see no more harm in Marijuana than Alcohol.

    The medical benefits alone make it a good reason to be legalized.

    The revenue as has been stated would be a plus as well. Sure the argument could be made that there is already revenue due to the arrests, but really, isn't that more of a cost than revenue? The jail population would decrease slightly, but I see that as a plus as it would allow more space for the more serous offenders that need to be in prison/jail.

    I do hope that someday soon marijuana will be legalized in all 50 states.
     
  12. franklin

    franklin Well-Known Member

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    I say no because cops would have to set people up by planting much harsher drugs like cocaine instead of a joint like they do now.



    Just kidding. Kind of.
     
  13. Dr. Jones

    Dr. Jones In pursuit of #9 Contributor

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    I honestly don't care. I do think weed diminishes ambition, which bothers me more than anything. Not sure we need a bunch more pothead teenagers than we already have.

    I'm not really passionate about it either way. The pros and cons weigh themselves pretty well, imo.
     
  14. NUMBERICA

    NUMBERICA Well-Known Member

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    What makes you think there would be more usage amongst minors than there already is? How many teenagers do you know that drink but don't smoke pot simply because it's illegal? If you know even one, that's one more than I've ever known.
     
  15. Stoked

    Stoked Modstapo Staff Member

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    Not that many. But I do know several underage people that do not drink because it is illegal. If pot were legal I think there would absolutely be an increase in smokers.
     
  16. Dr. Jones

    Dr. Jones In pursuit of #9 Contributor

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    There's no way for any of us to know whether usage goes up with legalization. My bet would be that it at least triples, minimum.
     
  17. Hartsock

    Hartsock Banned

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    I would dispute that, triple is HUGE. The majority of people who want to smoke weed smoke weed. I would say its a pretty small minority of those who really want to smoke and arent because its illegal.
     
  18. NAOS

    NAOS Banned

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    I know you well enough to know that you're just gonna politely double-down, but there is no evidence to support your claim. I've personally done plenty of research into formal and informal drug economies and I think that repeated usage would stay about the same. Drug prohibition has failed massively.
     
  19. Shaggy

    Shaggy Well-Known Member

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    Only if we get a Marijauna stimulus plan. $400 worth of free weed couldn't hurt anything.
     
  20. Stoked

    Stoked Modstapo Staff Member

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    So basically you are saying what he just said.

    His opinion is that it will and your opinion is that it wont.
     

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