Disappearing Hitchhiker: TV's Vinnie: By now, the only ones who want to keep pot illegal are DEA Agents (reduced funding if pot becomes legal), televangelists (because they hate everything fun), and pot cartels (the obvious).Don't forget big alcohol...
fusillade762: "If marijuana is fully legalized and at some point folks say, Well, we can come up with a negotiated dose of cocaine that we can show is not any more harmful than vodka, are we open to that?" Obama wondered. "If somebody says, We've got a finely calibrated dose of meth, it isn't going to kill you or rot your teeth, are we O.K. with that?"Wow. Thoughtfulness and nuance from a politician.
JolobinSmokin: I'm scared and nothing 0bummer can say will stop me from being scared.So vote republican
simplicimus: Too bad he's not in charge of the DEA.
m00: Noam Chimpsky: Marijuana is worse for your brain than crack and heroin.Nope.Crack literally causes areas of brain death by destroying the blood vessels of the brain -- it's like giving yourself a bunch of mini strokes.Heroin destroys your brain's dopmaine balance, probably permanently -- but it doesn't make you dumb... it just makes you chemically imbalanced. Marijuana causes some subtle effects in memory formation.So it's not worse. Alcohol is worse for your brain long-term than marijuana.
Noam Chimpsky: Marijuana is worse for your brain than crack and heroin. It turns you into an imbecile. You can prove this by striking up a conversation with any pot head.
Target Builder: and is a factor in a lot of violent assaults, domestic violence and drug assisted rapes.
phillydrifter: (He dodges the question by jumping from "if we legalize weed, will coke, meth be next?") Well lets see, alcohol is legal and kills thousands annually. Tobacco is legal and kills thousands annually./weed for president//you know why -- a la Cruz "pot still schedule 1, Obama says "don't worry about it" -- Biden is going to run down every one of those legal pot shops come Jan 21 2017
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