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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

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    Lets just stick to beer bellies like good ol 'mericans???

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    Ron Paul, Barney Frank to jointly offer bill to end war on weed

    Anyone think this has a chance of passing?



    Ron Paul, Barney Frank to jointly offer bill to end war on weed - latimes.com
    Congressmen Ron Paul, Barney Frank and others will introduce legislature Thursday that aims to end a major part of the war on drugs -- namely the battle against marijuana.

    Reps. Paul (R-Texas) and Frank (D-Mass.), though technically on opposite sides of the aisle, have often spoken out against the war on drugs and will propose a bill "tomorrow ending the federal war on marijuana and letting states legalize, regulate, tax, and control marijuana without federal interference," according to a statement from the Marijuana Policy Project via Reason.

    The bill would allow the individual states to decide how they want to deal with pot. Currently the federal government bogarts U.S. law, oftentimes arresting owners and employees of medical marijuana facilities, for example, who thought they were operating legally under city, county and/or state laws.

    "The legislation would limit the federal government’s role in marijuana enforcement to cross-border or inter-state smuggling, allowing people to legally grow, use or sell marijuana in states where it is legal," according to the MPP statement.
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
    I think Paul is nuts about heroin, but I agree with legalizing pot. Like repealing prohibition, the violence associated with the illegal transport and sale of it would be greatly reduced. Also, like Tessa said, it would be taxed
    Do you think the logic that applies to marijuana doesn't apply to heroin and other "hard" drugs? Prohibition creates a black market, it doesn't matter what substance is being prohibited. And criminals will happily step up and fill the void created by prohibition, and they will use violence to defend their business.
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by fishinRod View Post
    i dont think now is the time to be addressing this issue, bigger more pressing problems are spiraling......and when you get right down to it, is legalizing marijuana really all that important to society?.....its obviously not to hard to get
    Why not now? Can't congress address multiple issues at once?

    As for the importance of legalizing marijuana, how about decreased government spending by not needing to arrest, prosecute, and jail offenders of marijuna laws? How about removing an important revenue stream to criminal cartels? And creating a potential new revenue source by allowing it to be taxed? Those seem like kinda important benefits to me.
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by theonlypatriot View Post
    Marijuana is for hippies and commies, if we legalize that, we'll become one of them and John Lennon will win. I don't want my country looking like that
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Psychoclown View Post
    Do you think the logic that applies to marijuana doesn't apply to heroin and other "hard" drugs? Prohibition creates a black market, it doesn't matter what substance is being prohibited. And criminals will happily step up and fill the void created by prohibition, and they will use violence to defend their business.
    I personally think that this country is not ready to see hard drugs legalized. I don't think we want a world where people can go out and buy something like heroin with ease. Heroin is not like pot. You can't just talk to any idiot you're friends with to get your hands on smack.

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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Lets just stick to beer bellies like good ol 'mericans???

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    Talking about smoking..... Isnt Barney a pole smoker?
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Lets just stick to beer bellies like good ol 'mericans???

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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeezy View Post
    Update:

    This photo of Frank and Paul was taken earlier today during a joint press conference.
    Was it really a joint press conference, or did they sit down with a gin and tonic?
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    Re: Ron Paul, Barney Frank team up to legalize marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Well, it's screwing up my son's life. So I'm not so sure.
    May be if marijuana wasn't illegal, he wouldn't spend a fortune for it (and may be grow it himself) and would make ends meet? He also won't be afraid of going in jail, so that's very important for his overall condition too.

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