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Washington DC considers decriminalization of marijuana

12.07.2013 18:22

Smoking weed on the steps of the US Capitol may soon result in little more than a slap on the wrist: the Washington, D.C. City Council has announced that it may soon decriminalize small quantities of marijuana possession in the US capital.

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Terry Mckinney 01.06.2014 15:49

We all see with no difficulty at all where this is going.The enforcement of any drug laws is criminal.It's always been a scam and a lie based on racism,cash and a huge cash grab.They will continue to utilize drug laws to put down minorities and jail minorities in states where racism is a way of life.They still have that 80% bed fill promised to the private prison industry.American justice is an oxymoron.

 

MsGood Stuff 27.08.2013 22:33

There are way more serious crimes for the police to work in dc that don't include harassing regular otherwise law abiding citizens who just happen to smoke pot. Legalization is past due this failed drug war has cost us to much to fight a harmless plant. Human beings have used pot safely for centuries without a problem. I find it interesting that it was only made illegal when it cut into corporate profits and even today the biggest supporters of continued prohabition are corporations not the american citizens

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 03:44

Well, DC can't. They are a federal land, not a state. They have no choice but to obey fed law.

Anonymous user 14.07.2013 13:23

What a great way to bring the public on side, its just a ploy to distract from the real issues.

 

Linda Lou McBroom 14.07.2013 05:45

It is time we stop putting sick people in prison for taking a drug that works for them. Let's look at a PDR and see how many drugs there are for each disease. Now it all makes sense. Each body has a certain medicine that works for them. Is is up to us to decide who gets what works for others...or is it up to us as to what works For us?

Anonymous user 14.07.2013 05:11

Wow celestine prophecy really opened my eyes. Great book yes it could save the world.

Anonymous user 14.07.2013 00:23

mal fessibis

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 22:03

Absolutely no government on the planet can place a law on a naturally grown plant, Simple as that.

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 17:57

As Assange once said, marijuana is about as addictive as potatoes.
Free the weed!

 

Riccardo Risari 13.07.2013 17:47

Cannabis can save the future of the Planet, and our future too. Why risk to lose everythink for any money, when whit cannabis the world go out of ECOlogic-nomic crisis?

 

Kevin Hunt 13.07.2013 14:38

"riwen" is lying. Marijuana use has no effect on I.Q. The simplistic attempt to correlate marijuana use in Jamaica to "low IQ" is absurd. Marijuana is illegal in Jamaica, yet use is widespread. All you have done is prove that prohibition is useless at reducing supply or demand.

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 13:55

Canadian researchers have estimated the following social costs per user per year:

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 10:18

But ... how to enjoy your "high" when GESTAPO is listening ?

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 10:15

anything short of all out legalization is not good enough

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 09:18

marijuana can increase creativity and understanding also.

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 09:18

The criminals in DC pass laws to determine who is a criminal in the private sector

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 07:20

AMA allready has that site. You go to your doctor for diet pills, and other pain meds. Y not weed.

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 06:21

Who da thought, someone in Washington with a functioning brain.

Anonymous user 13.07.2013 05:28

Think I'm going to start setting up websites for medicinal cocaine, heroin and meth next......

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