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    Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Uruguay Marijuana Legalization: Government Proposes Selling Weed Law To Fight Crime

    The state will be the seller of the weed, and the money goes to rehabilitating real drug addicts, THIS is the way to go, this is how you fight drugs (real drugs, weed isn't a drug).

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by RGacky3 View Post
    Uruguay Marijuana Legalization: Government Proposes Selling Weed Law To Fight Crime

    The state will be the seller of the weed, and the money goes to rehabilitating real drug addicts, THIS is the way to go, this is how you fight drugs (real drugs, weed isn't a drug).
    They're mad. Clearly monopolization by organized crime is a far more effective way to ensure the industry continues to function in a safe and ethical manner,

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Sounds like a fairly good plan. I don’t like the part about them having to register, but I am sure that was a concession to help get it passed. That can always be dropped later when it turns out that legal pot hasn’t destroyed their country.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    from the article..

    "There are no laws against marijuana use in Uruguay. Possession of the drug for personal use has never been criminalized."
    they were on the right track already...but they went backwards.
    from decriminalization, to registration and databases.

    choosing between a government monopoly on distribution and an "organized crime" monopoly, I'll choose the organized crime monopoly....if I had my druthers, there would be neither, it would be just another commodity industry.


    under their laws ,personally, I'd still buy from a private party...ta' hell with their consumption databases and registration.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Sarcogito View Post
    Sounds like a fairly good plan. I don’t like the part about them having to register, but I am sure that was a concession to help get it passed. That can always be dropped later when it turns out that legal pot hasn’t destroyed their country.
    they didn't move forward, they moved backwards... pot was already decriminalized for personal use and possession... they have imposed additional burdens, not taken away any.

    the only winner in this is government... they get to make money by being a drug dealer.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Well, the income from a publicly controlled mariguana trade, means no need for new regulations, and more income into the public sector, meaning less taxes and less borrowing, and more public services.

    The only reason you guys oppose it is your distaste for anything under democratic oversight, you'd prefer it be an unaccountable corporation taking the profits out.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    we'd probably all be better off if marlboro was selling pot instead of cigarettes.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    we'd probably all be better off if marlboro was selling pot instead of cigarettes.
    Love to see the warning on a pack of those...

    Surgeon General has determined this will make your music awesome!

    And if you thought you enjoyed cartoons before!

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Love to see the warning on a pack of those...

    Surgeon General has determined this will make your music awesome!

    And if you thought you enjoyed cartoons before!
    Surgeon General's warning :

    consuming this product may make a documentary about tug boats the most fascinating thing you've ever seen while slowing minutes to hours and what were we talking about, wait, what? dude.

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    Re: Uraguay Legalizes Marijuana

    *looks Uruguay up on the map*

    Because I couldn't think of their location off the top of my head.

    South America: East of Argentina - South of Rio Grande du sol
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