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Thread: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by jr602az View Post
    The alcohol history was a failure war but if we banned tobacco and legalize weed then everybody going to be smoking the medical MJ.

    We should banned tobacco but not arrest people for tobacco.
    We should be helping people that are addicted to drugs but the U.S is not doing that.
    What is the point of making tobacco illegal? I'll agree that marijuana should be legal, but I'm not for replacing one black market with another.
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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by jr602az View Post
    400,000 People are dieing in America from tobacco u idiot and marijuana does not cause any deaths you dumb ass.
    People would switch from tobacco to weed. Weed is five times more cnacer causing than tobacco.
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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    People would switch from tobacco to weed. Weed is five times more cnacer causing than tobacco.
    Really?

    Despite popular belief, a new study shows that people who smoke marijuana do not appear to be at increased risk of developing lung cancer.

    It seems even heavy, long-term marijuana users do not appear to increase the risk of head and neck cancers, such as cancer of the tongue, mouth, throat, or esophagus.

    Senior researcher, Donald Tashkin, M.D., Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles says the findings were a surprise as they expected to find that a history of heavy marijuana use would increase the risk of cancer from several years to decades after exposure to marijuana.

    Heavy marijuana use not linked to lung cancer

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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Marijuana doesn't cause cancer? Marijuana has five times the amount of tar by volume than cigarettes. It's asinine to say that marijuana doesn't cause cancer. Marijuana has acetone. You wanna inhale acetone into your lungs?
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Both substances are harmful.
    Only a fool would try to prohibit either.
    We have no shortage of fools.

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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    Both substances are harmful.
    Only a fool would try to prohibit either.
    We have no shortage of fools.
    We also have no shortage of government nannies who want to protect us all from ourselves. Smoking is none of their damn business.
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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Don't take Amsterdam as an example for anything.
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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    We also have no shortage of government nannies who want to protect us all from ourselves.People are too stupid to protect themselves, and their degree of respect for others is not as high as it should be; but I think it is far better now than 20 years ago. Smoking is none of their damn business.
    Disagree, to an extent.
    Things today are much better now that smoking has been nearly totally banned. This, thanks to what some say is government nannie-ism.
    As I say, those who smoke, and I do not care what they smoke, are fools. When I smoked at 16 years of age, I was a fool.
    Banning marijuana is even more foolish, those people should know better.

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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by jr602az View Post
    400,000 People are dieing in America from tobacco u idiot and marijuana does not cause any deaths you dumb ass.
    You sound more liberal than libertarian.
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    Re: Tobacco Is Illegal In Amsterdam

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    People would switch from tobacco to weed. Weed is five times more cnacer causing than tobacco.
    Do you just ignore information that does not support your skewed thinking? I destroyed your cancer argument here quite recently:


    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058276713

    Here I will repost the links to the studies (and this is only a handful of many more pointing to the same thing)

    Study Finds No Link Between Marijuana Use And Lung Cancer

    Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half, Study Shows

    A Population-Based Case-Control Study of Marijuana Use and Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- Liang et al. 2 (8): 759 -- Cancer Prevention Research

    And people will not switch from tobacco to weed if Cigs were illegal. Cigs would still be extremely easy to attain, what would happen is that we would see children being able to get their hands on cigs without any controls, and people dying over the tobacco black market.

    And while I am at it.. one other thing I have noticed that has been overlooked in this thread premise.. tobacco (the product) is still very legal in Amsterdam, the only thing that is banned here is smoking (the action) in public. Sex in public is universally banned, but that does not mean that sex is illegal.

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