[ExI] medical marijuana

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 07:27:07 UTC 2010

On 7/7/10, Robert Picone wrote:
> It seems rather unlikely that there would be significant additional costs.
> DUIs are already policed rather heavily, and there are plenty of other
> programs suited towards those goals, though language might have to be
> rewritten a bit.
> Anyway, so far the evidence shows that when areas have legalized usage,
> there hasn't been any significant increase in local use, and any kid will
> tell you it's easier for them to get weed right now than alcohol.  So I'm
> not sure I see the logic behind the the idea.

DUIs are only part of the problem of alcohol abuse.
Quote: There are over 20,000 alcohol-induced deaths in the United
States each year, not including motor vehicle fatalities.


Once cannabis becomes as widely abused as alcohol I would expect a
similar level of damage to society. There are always unanticipated
effects to major law changes such as this.


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