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Okay, legalizing marijuana yes or no?

Yes? or No? And give me your ONE BEST reason for your vote?

I say no, for increased DUI's. To me keeping as many impaired drivers off the street is more important than the revenue the state would get by legally taxing it.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:19 PM on Oct. 14, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (33)
  • Yes for medical purposes.
    tiddliwinks

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 12:20 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Yes, for many reasons, but best reason is for medical purposes. My mom suffered with MS for years and years, this may have helped her.
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 12:22 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Yes. I would rather hang with a Stoner than an Alcoholic.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:22 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Oh I guess I should have mentioned it is already legal here in CA for medical purposes. I'm fine with that.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 12:24 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • oh man thats a toughy. I have always beleive NO, but lately I have been leaning towards yes. I think it could possibily help our economy. Same rules as beer. you cant do it in public. you have to be 21 to buy. If we had a device to show if you have been DUI. I dont know... Im still up in the air about it... I think as of now though Im still going with No. LOL Im usually never indecisive about these things.
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 12:24 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • YES, People are smoking it now! It could be regulated and taxed. One of the reasons it hasn't been legalized is due the fact that you can't do a breathalizer like alcohol. You can tell if someone has used it but not when.

    Obviously you don't live in MN where everyone seems to have at least one DUI and a lot have two to four. I think alcohol is way worse than weed, it makes people violent, and irrational, weed just makes you a little stupid. I don't however condone overuse of anything, nor do I condone driving while under the influence either.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 12:24 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • oh and medical HELL YES!!! My dad had cancer and it always helped him eat and feel better!!!
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 12:25 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • if it is used for medical reasons than it should be sold with the rest of the other drugs. A drug store not a green house that are popping out all over Colorado.
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 12:26 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • I think it's ridiculous for marijuana to be illegal while alcohol and cigarettes are legal.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 12:26 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • yes, and tax the crap outta it! just like alcohol and cigs.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 12:27 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

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