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(Bring Me the News)   US Senator Tina Smith (D-Munchies) has submitted a bill to legalize recreational marijuana nationally. Supporters of the issue say they haven't been following politics since PlutoTV started 24 hour classic Doctor Who   (bringmethenews.com) divider line
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2020-08-04 1:52:45 PM  
30 votes:
I was searching the Congressional Record for the text of the bill but all I found was this picture.
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2020-08-04 3:53:04 PM  
18 votes:

RussianPotato: Dems ain't gonna get it done.  They never legalized hemp.  Not in 7 decades.  Trump legalized hemp.


Your dispensary called, and there's a misprint on your prescription. Turns out you're only supposed to take two edibles every twelve hours.
 
2020-08-04 4:02:11 PM  
10 votes:
Pluto TV? Never heard of it, but here's a cat.

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2020-08-04 3:45:27 PM  
8 votes:
"buT BuT BUt bUT... it's the Devils lettuce! Or children will start blowing French Horns in each others buttholes and women will have Demon Sex in their dreams!!!

Won't someone think of the buttholes!"
 
2020-08-04 3:44:19 PM  
7 votes:
Dems ain't gonna get it done.  They never legalized hemp.  Not in 7 decades.  Trump legalized hemp.
 
2020-08-04 4:02:06 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-08-04 3:55:13 PM  
6 votes:
This reminds me of smoking weed with a Republican in college around 1995/1996.

Actual quote:  "No, like, the Republicans totally want to legalize weed, dude, but the Democrats won't let them."
 
2020-08-04 1:56:21 PM  
6 votes:

Nadie_AZ: The headline shows how little the submitter knows about how active cannabis legalization proponents have been.

/kicks back
//with indo
///and gin and juice


"Man, I gotta read the brochure!"
[Comes back up eating a burrito]
 
2020-08-04 4:40:22 PM  
4 votes:

Gonz: Teambaylagoon: anything for a bump,

That's cocaine. This is about weed.

Different drug altogether.


Different drug
 
2020-08-04 3:48:18 PM  
4 votes:
Pluto TV started 24 hour classic Doctor Who?

*grabs Tom Baker scarf*
 
2020-08-04 4:21:48 PM  
3 votes:

Pats_Cloth_Coat: I expect the liquor industry to lobby furiously against this.


The fast food industry will make quick work of them.
 
2020-08-04 4:18:05 PM  
3 votes:

RussianPotato: Dems ain't gonna get it done.  They never legalized hemp.  Not in 7 decades.  Trump legalized hemp.


Trump legalized your FACE biatch!
 
2020-08-04 3:55:49 PM  
3 votes:

RussianPotato: Dems ain't gonna get it done.  They never legalized hemp.  Not in 7 decades.  Trump legalized hemp.


Don't forget asbestos! Dems ain't ever gonna bring back asbestos but Donnie figured it out!
 
2020-08-04 4:00:03 PM  
2 votes:
Thankfully I've managed to dodge all that Dr. Who nonsense for decades now.
 
2020-08-04 3:55:14 PM  
2 votes:

Teambaylagoon: anything for a bump,


That's cocaine. This is about weed.

Different drug altogether.
 
2020-08-04 3:55:09 PM  
2 votes:

RussianPotato: Dems ain't gonna get it done.  They never legalized hemp.  Not in 7 decades.  Trump legalized hemp.


15 States have Hemp legal.
Wanna guess which ones they are?
 
2020-08-04 3:54:50 PM  
2 votes:
Pot, is the only thing that helps with COVID. 

When I was in the throes of the rigors, edibles was the only thing that enabled me to somewhat sleep.

As the disease moves through you, you're left with levels of tired that are unimaginable. Not being able to lift yourself off the bed to go to the bathroom terrible. It then robs you of any rest whatsoever by giving you the absolute worst insomnia known to man.

Edibles helped. They helped a LOT. So much that I consider them essential to getting yourself through it, god forbid you come down with it.
 
2020-08-04 3:38:49 PM  
2 votes:
This's prob being saved for (one of) Trump's October Surprises... anything for a bump,
 
2020-08-04 2:35:29 PM  
2 votes:
Simply removing cannabis from being a schedule 1 drug with no medical value is not that hard.
President Biden can issue an executive order that directs the Attorney General to declassify marijuana as a controlled substance. It solves the majority of the issues. States can decide if it is legal in their state.The Cannabis industry could use traditional banking systems and not have to have huge amounts of cash on hand.
 
2020-08-04 1:44:18 PM  
2 votes:
But my red rectangle will allow it only if it has reasonably been determined that the sun has burnt out.

A state where you can't buy NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER before noon on Sundays.
 
2020-08-04 8:55:37 PM  
1 vote:

imapirate: So in some states, you can go to prison for having this stuff. In Oregon, they'll deliver it to your house. That's messed up.


We don't have legal pot delivery in MA (with some exceptions for medical patients), but if I ever won the lottery, I would absolutely open the first Pot Bar, where everybody forgets your name
 
2020-08-04 4:38:56 PM  
1 vote:

Soup4Bonnie: Thankfully I've managed to dodge all that Dr. Who nonsense for decades now.


And that's why you're not JellyBabies4Bonnie.
 
2020-08-04 4:38:04 PM  
1 vote:
Cannabis legalization isn't even mentioned in the Democratic Platform, so you're dreaming.

/Medicare neither
 
2020-08-04 4:29:41 PM  
1 vote:

eurotrader: Simply removing cannabis from being a schedule 1 drug with no medical value is not that hard.
President Biden can issue an executive order that directs the Attorney General to declassify marijuana as a controlled substance. It solves the majority of the issues. States can decide if it is legal in their state.The Cannabis industry could use traditional banking systems and not have to have huge amounts of cash on hand.


He can, but he won't.
 
2020-08-04 4:07:25 PM  
1 vote:

I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: But my red rectangle will allow it only if it has reasonably been determined that the sun has burnt out.

A state where you can't buy NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER before noon on Sundays.


Why? Just...why?
 
2020-08-04 4:05:56 PM  
1 vote:
Legal pot has done wonders for my anxiety here in Oklahoma.

I've been pulled over for speeding with weed, gummies and vape pens in the bag next to me and was so happy getting that ticket in Dewer, OK.  Couldn't care less that it was $200.

The cop wanted to bust me for it, you could tell.  He tried to give me a lecture about pot and if I wouldn't have burst out laughing so hard at his after school special idea of pot, I might have just been given a warning.

It's an essential business in a pandemic here in Oklahoma and a few states away in any direction except southwest you're going to jail.
 
2020-08-04 4:00:57 PM  
1 vote:

aleister_greynight: Nadie_AZ: The headline shows how little the submitter knows about how active cannabis legalization proponents have been.

/kicks back
//with indo
///and gin and juice

You understand the headline?


I dunno. Maybe. Want some Doritos?
 
2020-08-04 3:44:30 PM  
1 vote:
My Senator yay

No she isn't Franken but is alright nevertheless
 
2020-08-04 2:26:05 PM  
1 vote:
This is sofa king past efng time. Tragic in the damage to human life by "law enforcement" and incarceration to wit, affecting us all. Unproductive use of resources, social and tax consequences of lucrative black markets which corruptly subvert society, and hide wealth as well as sponsor other extra legal abuses and markets.  Prohibition never ever works. Did I mention prohibition never efng works? Regulation, taxation, education and infrastructure and empowered, intelligent, and moderated oversight create healthy society/government.
 
2020-08-04 2:03:45 PM  
1 vote:
Recession is the best time to legalize it, new industry with new jobs and new tax revenue to help pull the economy up. I'm just hoping we have enough rich people on board this time for it to actually happen.
 
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