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Old 03-03-22, 02:18 PM
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Old 03-03-22, 02:54 PM
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I recommend earplugs when ya do.
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Originally Posted by Draven View Post
I 100% agree. Anyone who says "but then people will be impaired" or "what about the children?" is ignoring that alcohol is already legal. And can easily be used to destroy your life. No reason we couldn't loop these other substances under the same umbrella where we handle alcohol, complete with the same societal stigmas, job requirements, etc.
If it worked for alcohol, which is arguably more harmful than a lot of substances that are currently illegal, the same basic legal framework could work for the others. When weed was legalized here in Canada a few years ago, some people were clutching their pearls about increased incidents of impaired driving and an increase in use by minors, but none of that ever materialized, not surprisingly. I've noticed no difference to society at all, except I smell it in public more than I used to. Maybe people who hate the smell might complain about that, but I personally like the smell, and it's way less offensive smelling than cigarette smoke.
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If it worked for alcohol, which is arguably more harmful than a lot of substances that are currently illegal, the same basic legal framework could work for the others. When weed was legalized here in Canada a few years ago, some people were clutching their pearls about increased incidents of impaired driving and an increase in use by minors, but none of that ever materialized, not surprisingly. I've noticed no difference to society at all, except I smell it in public more than I used to. Maybe people who hate the smell might complain about that, but I personally like the smell, and it's way less offensive smelling than cigarette smoke.
Not to keep on this topic, but I do have to point out that one of my pet peeves is when people discuss legalization of ALL drugs, then try to boil it down to a weed-vs-booze argument (and yes, I'm in favor of legalization of marijuana, you don't need to sell me on that). Because there are drugs out there that are addictive from the very first use. I'm not necessarily sure that legalization is a good idea, although I'm also not sure that criminalization is the answer there either. I'm probably in the camp of decriminalizing, but not legalizing. Rehab is a far better solution than prison. But I mean, you don't shoot heroin at a baseball game or Phish concert like you drink beer or smoke marijuana for those events, respectively. You might hire someone who smokes pot (as long as they SHUT UP about it, yet another pet peeve of mine but I digress) or drinks beer on the weekends, but a heroin user? They're either dopesick or high, that's it. Neither of which is something you want in a person.

But anyway, let's have some memes!
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^ That was such a bizarre moment! If I recall correctly, Biden had just started talking about burn pits - which made Pelosi's "worm dance" even weirder!
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You might hire someone who smokes pot (as long as they SHUT UP about it, yet another pet peeve of mine but I digress)


You make some good points, obviously there is no easy answer, but what we've been doing for the last several decades or more ain't working, so the only sane thing to do is to try and approach the issue from a different angle. Especially if it helps keep people out of prison who shouldn't be there, and stops deaths from unregulated, tainted product. Decriminalization and focus on rehab would be a start.
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So would I. LB is crazy but she’s pretty hot.
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But..its always been that way. Only White people can be Patriots and Heroes when fighting...anyone else...



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You have Matt Gaetz's attention.

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Matt Gaetz now has your attention.
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The top-performing posts are usually right wing (which is why their shrieks of “censorship!” ring so hollow.

This is sure interesting.

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I thought this was a joke but the French are probably not as familiar with poutine as we are. The restaurants have been getting insults and threats.

The Maison de la Poutine, which has locations in Paris and Toulouse, posted a message on its social media Thursday saying it has received "calls of insults" and threats since the Russian "dictator" whose last name sounds a lot like the made-in-Canada delicacy, but is obviously spelled differently, launched a war with Ukraine. The mix-up appears to stem from the fact that the translation for the Russian president's last name — Putin — in French is "Poutine."


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