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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by OlNate View Post
    hehe...well, in terms of safest recreational drug known to man, it's actually magic mushrooms - it's the fastest drug to leave your system, it leaves nothing behind, and you can't die from any part of it (even too much pot smoked rather than vaporized has similar risks to cigarettes) - but who the hell has time for that past the good ol' college days... hehe

    Maybe in retirement........
    Best buzz ever, by far, was off shrooms. Just a nice clean, hyper-aware rush lasing about 4 hours.

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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by ProgRockFan1978 View Post
    I debated this until I was blue in the face for 35 years. I got sick of saying it was a much safer drug than booze, cigarettes and almost all illegal drugs or the hypocrisy of the whole anti marijuana crusade and the fanaticism that drove them. Now the Mass house is trying to defy voters and screw with the law big time. They are trying to raise the tax to 28% from the voter approved bill. Will the crusaders never quit even after the fight is lost.

    People need to stop trying to make it hard on pot smokers. It is stupid to raise taxes to the point the legal market can't compete with the black market. It is stupid for employers to deny jobs to pot smokers where there is no proof they make more mistakes or get hurt more. Give me a break anti pot moral crusaders. The fight is over and you will learn what we pot smokers have known for years. Marijuana is fun and popular. People will not put up with steps backward on this new right we have fought for.
    Be thankful you don't live in a semi-regressive morass like FL.

    We voted to legalize medical weed. The state has tried to bury by any means they could find. What made it through in the end is a bill that prohibits product that can be "smoked". WTF? Originally edibles were also to be illegal.

    They will be sued, no doubt, the fact that they think they can subvert their constituents and count on their gerrymandered districts to protect their lifetime teat-suckle jobs is maddening.
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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Best buzz ever, by far, was off shrooms. Just a nice clean, hyper-aware rush lasing about 4 hours.
    Only 4? Either they weren't good, or you didn't do enough... lol... (Don't listen to a word I say, I was a mushroom warrior in my ne'er-do-well youth, I pushed the limits out into the stratosphere...hehe... I (kinda) remember one epic night I made tea from a half ounce of shrooms, and when no one would do it with me, I drank the whole thing... But, never hurt me, and I turned out alright...hehe)

    It's been a long time, though, as the next day isn't conducive to being a productive, responsible adult...lol... At least, not with the responsibilities I have. It was a lot of fun, though.
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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by OlNate View Post
    Only 4? Either they weren't good, or you didn't do enough... lol... (Don't listen to a word I say, I was a mushroom warrior in my ne'er-do-well youth, I pushed the limits out into the stratosphere...hehe... I (kinda) remember one epic night I made tea from a half ounce of shrooms, and when no one would do it with me, I drank the whole thing... But, never hurt me, and I turned out alright...hehe)

    It's been a long time, though, as the next day isn't conducive to being a productive, responsible adult...lol... At least, not with the responsibilities I have. It was a lot of fun, though.
    It was probably longer. I lost track of time...actually, I think I became time.

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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    There is so much ignorance in this post I almost dont know where to begin.

    First lets start with your assertion the marijuana is less harmful alcohol, this is debatable but irrelevant. Alcohol is a harmful substance that is a major factor in 45% of crimes and you want to unleash marijuana on the population because it slightly less harmful?

    As for Mass "defying" the voters, the country and the state of Mass are Representative democracy and not a direct democracy for a reason. The will of the voters only extends as far as the representatives the choose. So if the representatives see the need to alter a bill thats exactly how the system is supposed to work.

    As for workplace accidents: "In May 2015, an article in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine concluded that there is a likely statistical association between illicit drug use, including marijuana, and workplace accidents"

    Marijuana Use and Its Impact on Workplace Safety and Productivity -- Occupational Health & Safety

    Its has nothing to with "moral crusaders", legal marijuana is objectively harmful to society and I would argue to a point that it should not ever be legalized
    This country was built by booze and tobacco. There is no proof pot smokers are any more stupid than anybody else. I have read nothing that says pot is even close to as dangerous as booze or cigarettes. The body count proves that alone. Why do conservatives hate marijuana so bad? The safest into I can't of all and conservatives are against it. Could it be whiskey and tobacco is made in red states while pot is a hippy drug?

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    Oh by the way. Drug testing is a big money maker so any study coming from these people is bull in the first degree. Give me a break. We are winning the war against this crap.

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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    It was probably longer. I lost track of time...actually, I think I became time.
    I bet that was colorful.

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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    There is so much ignorance in this post I almost dont know where to begin.

    First lets start with your assertion the marijuana is less harmful alcohol, this is debatable but irrelevant. Alcohol is a harmful substance that is a major factor in 45% of crimes and you want to unleash marijuana on the population because it slightly less harmful?

    As for Mass "defying" the voters, the country and the state of Mass are Representative democracy and not a direct democracy for a reason. The will of the voters only extends as far as the representatives the choose. So if the representatives see the need to alter a bill thats exactly how the system is supposed to work.

    As for workplace accidents: "In May 2015, an article in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine concluded that there is a likely statistical association between illicit drug use, including marijuana, and workplace accidents"

    Marijuana Use and Its Impact on Workplace Safety and Productivity -- Occupational Health & Safety

    Its has nothing to with "moral crusaders", legal marijuana is objectively harmful to society and I would argue to a point that it should not ever be legalized
    Actually from what you said we should raise the tax on alcohol to 50% and give pot away to those that want it. That would save us billions in HC costs and lost job hours.
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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by <alt>doxygen View Post
    Be thankful you don't live in a semi-regressive morass like FL.

    We voted to legalize medical weed. The state has tried to bury by any means they could find. What made it through in the end is a bill that prohibits product that can be "smoked". WTF? Originally edibles were also to be illegal.

    They will be sued, no doubt, the fact that they think they can subvert their constituents and count on their gerrymandered districts to protect their lifetime teat-suckle jobs is maddening.
    I knew Rick Scott was a moron from the beginning. He worked for a drug testing company for Gods sake. What the hell is wrong with that state? I watched the debates and Scott looked like a nimrod.

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    Re: Mass. wants to defy voters on legal pot.

    Quote Originally Posted by ProgRockFan1978 View Post
    I knew Rick Scott was a moron from the beginning. He worked for a drug testing company for Gods sake. What the hell is wrong with that state? I watched the debates and Scott looked like a nimrod.
    Scott's company pulled of the biggest theft of Medicare money in history, and he never served a day. Then this state elected him. Now word is he wants to go for Fed. senator.

    As for what's wrong, I've only been here a year and a half, and it's still a mystery. Near as I can tell, it's half Georgia rednecks and half relatively normal. Not that all rednecks are bad. My dad was raised to be a Georgia redneck, but college cured him, I guess.
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