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TommyPaine Donating Member (300 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 01:07 AM
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Argentina rules on marijuana use
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Source: BBC News - Americas

The supreme court in Argentina has ruled that it is unconstitutional to punish people for using marijuana for personal consumption.

The decision follows a case of five young men who were arrested with a few marijuana cigarettes in their pockets. But the court said use must not harm others and made it clear it did not advocate a complete decriminalisation.

The Argentine court ruled that: "Each adult is free to make lifestyle decisions without the intervention of the state." Supreme Court President Ricardo Lorenzetti said private behaviour was legal, "as long as it doesn't constitute clear danger". "The state cannot establish morality," he said.

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8221599.stm



Unconstitutional. The state can't establish morality. Imagine those concepts.
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