[ExI] medical marijuana
rpicone at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 06:47:33 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 11:42 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/7/10, BillK wrote:
> > Legalizing possession of small quantities of cannabis for registered
> > medical use by seriously ill people as authorised by a doctor is
> > hardly likely to produce much tax income for the states or stop many
> > ordinary people being jailed for possession.
> Proposition 19 though, I see, allows for much more widespread use,
> similar to the alcohol licensing laws. Current polls indicate that it
> might well get more than the 50% vote required in Nov 2010.
> They anticipate over a billion of extra revenue. But I don't see any
> estimates for the additional costs incurred along the lines of
> repairing the damage that alcohol causes.
> One interesting point is that cannabis would still be illegal under
> federal laws. So any big businesses would be likely to be raided by
> the Feds to take the assets for their benefit and imprison the
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