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    (Original post by Eboracum)
    Yes I think it should, for a number of reasons. I'd have all amounts of all drugs legal.

    Morally, the government has no right to tell citizens what they can and can't have. Why is drugs any different from alcohol, from nicotine, from fast foods, from online pornography. All those things can scientifically be argued to be bad for us, but they are all legal. Yet drugs are not, simply because of tradition and how things have evolved. It's a nonsense. We need a coherent moral framework. It all should be legal, let people do what they want, the idea of an individual being prosecuted because they are taking drugs in their own home is outrageous, a violation of individual freedoms.

    But to be honest, I'd have even dealers legal, because I'd have drugs available on the health service at a low charge, and people would have no reason to go to dealers. Remember, most deaths in the war on drugs abroad are not down to the drugs, they are down to the gangs. You'd eliminate 50% of crime overnight. There is a ridiculous amount of people in jail in the USA due to drugs.

    The reality is the war on drugs has been a categorical failure, 3 billion spent annually by the UK, over a trillion worldwide. Think what that, plus the money from tax could be spent on. The reality is, human beings are too intelligent, they can always get what they want. See Prohibition and the current war on drugs as examples.

    And, how many people here would start taking drugs if they came legal? I certainly wouldn't. I'd never go near the stuff. Most wouldn't.

    For me, absolute no brainer. In year one of an Eboracum Government, all drugs would be fully legalised.
    I wish I had more rep but you put it perfectly.
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    (Original post by DErasmus)
    Utter crap.

    Alcohol in moderate amounts is just drinking a nice tasting liquid. Even the least effective of drugs have negative effects on social events.
    Weed in any amounts just makes you chill, relax and enjoy yourself. I've never seen weed ruin a social event, you're spouting ignorance

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    (Original post by DErasmus)
    Utter crap.

    Alcohol in moderate amounts is just drinking a nice tasting liquid. Even the least effective of drugs have negative effects on social events.
    : confused :
    So, any drug has an impact and so weed isn't ok, but alcohol is? I guess you like a drink.


    Personally I don't have much of an opinion, possibly sway slightly in favour of legalisation for tax purposes and better control in some respects. There are negative side effects, but there are with all drugs. There is the potential for a fair bit of tax revenue in there, but on the other hand we still don't know all the side effects and I think if it were to be legalised laws regarding its use would have to be at least as strict as regular smoking (which should really be stricter than they are imo)

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    Yeah I think it should be legalized. I do think it should be legislated quite a bit though. I don't think people should just be able to walk into a corner shop and buy some weed. I also think it should be taxed a lot as well. I don't smoke weed myself but I know quite a few people who do and sometimes its easy to forget that its illegal because its so readily available and it doesn't seem to have any serious detrimental effects.
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    (Original post by DErasmus)
    Notice how its always miserable lowly gits.
    you sound like a miserable lowly git, to be honest.

    names such as president obama and bill gates aren't lowly gits, nor are countless musicians and actors, who've achieved a lot more than you have.

    you seem to have a bitter disposition against pot smokers, whats the matter did they pick on you too much?
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    We all have human rights, so we should. It's our lives and we decide what we do with them.


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    (Original post by vikram97the3rd)
    We all have human rights, so we should. It's our lives and we decide what we do with them.


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    Does that mean your fine with me shooting you? After all, it's my life and I get to choose what to do with it.

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Does that mean your fine with me shooting you? After all, it's my life and I get to choose what to do with it.

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    It's your right to do whatever you want AS LONG AS it doesn't violate another person's rights. So smoking weed is fine in my eyes but shooting someone is not.
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    (Original post by TroyAndAbed)
    It's your right to do whatever you want AS LONG AS it doesn't violate another person's rights. So smoking weed is fine in my eyes but shooting someone is not.
    You didn't say that though, and depending on what is deemed somebody's "rights" smoking weed is infringing upon them. Smoking tobacco is restricted for a reason, as should weed if it were legalised.

    Inb4claimweedisharmless

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    yes, absolutely. Would provide major economical boosts. May as well, if alcohol & tobacco are legal. I'm not a smoker but I'm a supporter.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    You didn't say that though, and depending on what is deemed somebody's "rights" smoking weed is infringing upon them. Smoking tobacco is restricted for a reason, as should weed if it were legalised.

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    Obviously I didn't say that, I didn't say anything, that was my first post in this thread lol
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    (Original post by manchesterunited15)
    Ebo you can't run the government and United
    Haha But both need me, neither are moving in the direction required. Especially with today's news that the Vidal deal is off.

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    I wish I had more rep but you put it perfectly.
    Thankyou Sophie Small.
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    (Original post by TroyAndAbed)
    Obviously I didn't say that, I didn't say anything, that was my first post in this thread lol
    Sorry, they​ didn't say that.
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    (Original post by Minju)
    No weed causes psychosis and other mental health issues,we have enough problems with alcohol and cigarettes we don't need more..

    Even though I belive that it should be legalised, a close friend of mine (only 17yrs old) has recently developed psychosis, and the doctors had found cannabis in him, this kid does not smoke or drink, but it is believed that he had eaten cake which contained cannabis, he is now mentally 'f*cked up' and its horrible to see.

    Yet this could be prevented from regulaions put inplace on Cannabis production, to revent potentially dangerous 'weed' being produced.


    Legalising 'weed' has more pros than cons, and yes, it should be legalised !
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    Millions die from alcohol each year, literally no one dies from weed - that's enough information for me


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    it is legal in two American States now.medical marijuana is legal in maybe 10 States.
 
 
 
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