May 18, 2009
Written by Sue · Filed Under U.S.
4 Responses to “U.S. Supreme Court Upholds State Medical Marijuana Laws”
Marijuana prohibition has been a total failure and is perhaps this country’s greatest mistake. Not only has it created criminals out of nearly a third of the country’s populace, it costs our society billions of dollars every year, creates a strain on our prison system, and has little or no effect on marijuana use in the US. In some cases, prosecuting marijuana use has turned non-violent, middle class kids into violent and unpredictable, career criminals. Once a person has a criminal conviction on their record, they are far less likely to find a good job and become a useful member of society. Other countries with more liberal drug laws have much lower rates of drug addiction among their people. I invite you to my web-page devoted to raising awareness on the assault on our civil liberties: http://freethegods.blogspot.com/
this is absurd
[...] marijuana to be used for medical purposes, and more states are considering the issue. The U.S. Supreme court on Monday, upheld the right of states to implement and administer their own medical marijuana laws, [...]
“Pot” is slang for marijuana.
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