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boppers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-20-10 01:55 AM
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7. "Some opponents worried legalization would lead to reefer madness."
Nice touch.
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  -AP-CNBC Poll: Most in US against legalizing pot cory777  Apr-20-10 12:31 AM   #0 
  - AP strikes again. They are on a roll these days.........  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-10 12:36 AM   #1 
  - I believe that as much as I believe 'teabaggers' are educated  Rex   Apr-20-10 12:37 AM   #2 
  - Exactly.  SharksBreath   Apr-20-10 07:24 AM   #24 
  - Sorry but the AP can't stop the tide now...  budkin   Apr-20-10 12:57 AM   #3 
  - If everyone just toked up once in a while ...  NanceGreggs   Apr-20-10 01:07 AM   #4 
  - Exactly  Stumbler   Apr-21-10 11:23 AM   #68 
  - You can bash AP, but they are correct.  Socal31   Apr-20-10 01:20 AM   #5 
  - Allowing MJ for sick people and not for well people sounds vaguely unconstitutional.  IntravenousDemilo   Apr-20-10 02:55 AM   #8 
  - We do it all the time.  Socal31   Apr-20-10 11:18 AM   #32 
  - And that situation is just plain wrong.  IntravenousDemilo   Apr-20-10 01:54 PM   #41 
  - When you find this drug utoptia that you are talking about...  Socal31   Apr-20-10 04:29 PM   #43 
     - Isn't weed decriminalized in Canada already? nt  Threedifferentones   Apr-21-10 11:48 AM   #72 
     - It sure as hell won't be in Canada as long as Stephen Fuckhead is prime minister.  IntravenousDemilo   Apr-21-10 11:01 PM   #81 
  - But anyone can have a glass of wine and experience health benefits.  intheflow   Apr-20-10 06:57 PM   #49 
  - Uhhh...opiates are not on Schedule I. Cannabis is. So medical patients are NOT protected.  krabigirl   Apr-20-10 07:05 PM   #52 
  - Yep, I have a card, but most of the benefits I've noticed are preventative in nature.  tridim   Apr-20-10 05:59 PM   #48 
  - Especially since these sick people aren't protected at all with these "medical use" laws.  krabigirl   Apr-20-10 07:01 PM   #51 
  - Yes  nebenaube   Apr-20-10 07:09 AM   #19 
  - +1000. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-21-10 11:25 AM   #69 
  - Not just the DEA, but Congress. They would stop everything to 'do something' about this. nt  onehandle   Apr-20-10 08:28 AM   #28 
  - The DEA only has so many agents, so fuck 'em.  Flaneur   Apr-20-10 11:38 AM   #33 
  - Yes, especially since the Pharmaceutical Industry can make BILLIONS off of THC ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-21-10 11:23 AM   #67 
  - They didn't ask me.  aquart   Apr-20-10 01:47 AM   #6 
  - "Some opponents worried legalization would lead to reefer madness."  boppers   Apr-20-10 01:55 AM   #7 
  - I know!  kimmylavin   Apr-20-10 04:28 AM   #10 
  - Public domain, now.  boppers   Apr-20-10 04:34 AM   #11 
  - Except that Reefer madness is actually a psychosis suffered by people that don't use marijuana.  Wizard777   Apr-20-10 05:30 AM   #14 
  - Yo, Wizard: Reefer madness is for old folks  meow2u3   Apr-20-10 07:10 AM   #20 
  - At 78 I think I am Old Folk. I'm for legalization. If only because I can remember when it was legal.  Wizard777   Apr-20-10 08:14 AM   #25 
  - Good for you Wizard- I'd love to toke up & spin some Benny Goodman discs with ya!  Dr Fate   Apr-20-10 08:47 PM   #55 
     - Thank you. But my musical tastes are a lil more modern.  Wizard777   Apr-21-10 02:58 AM   #60 
        - LOL  coloredbait   Apr-21-10 10:32 AM   #64 
        - I'm saving that living in the past stuff for when I have Alzheimer's.  Wizard777   Apr-21-10 03:22 PM   #76 
  - wtf?  mitchtv   Apr-20-10 01:51 PM   #40 
     - Oddly enough when I first started smoking in about 1940. I smoked with an 80 y/o man.  Wizard777   Apr-21-10 03:01 AM   #61 
  - bullshit  nebenaube   Apr-20-10 07:14 AM   #23 
     - Except that the delusions suffered by nonusers in full blown reefer madness has driven them to "War"  Wizard777   Apr-20-10 08:24 AM   #26 
        - nail meets hammer  fascisthunter   Apr-20-10 05:56 PM   #47 
        - I have to agree with that...  nebenaube   Apr-20-10 08:14 PM   #53 
  - They forgot to include the follow up question...  Javaman   Apr-21-10 08:04 AM   #62 
  - I'll say it again:  harry_pothead   Apr-20-10 04:08 AM   #9 
  - legalizing it would mean LESS crime, not more  ixion   Apr-20-10 04:50 AM   #12 
  - Interesting data on age group preference.  Jennicut   Apr-20-10 04:50 AM   #13 
  - Had this poll said the opposite, DU would be dancing and saying how accurate and insightful it is.  elocs   Apr-20-10 05:54 AM   #15 
  - And if the poll had said, "most in agreement sun rises in west"  mojowork_n   Apr-20-10 07:10 AM   #21 
  - If you don't get my point, then it is pointless to explain it to you.  elocs   Apr-20-10 08:57 AM   #30 
     - the problem with your argument is the AP itself  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-20-10 12:22 PM   #36 
     - That's an interesting list of benefits  al bupp   Apr-20-10 12:55 PM   #38 
        - okeydokey  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-20-10 01:00 PM   #39 
     - Let's use this Gallup poll and shout it from the rooftops  SOS   Apr-21-10 11:17 AM   #65 
  - Yep. Same as it ever was. nt  onehandle   Apr-20-10 08:24 AM   #27 
  - Typical anti-pot person  droidamus2   Apr-20-10 06:03 AM   #16 
  - deleted due to double post  droidamus2   Apr-20-10 06:07 AM   #17 
  - I thought I saw another poll a couple of months ago that had.........  pattmarty   Apr-20-10 06:52 AM   #18 
  - A Field poll one year ago had California at 56%.  Flaneur   Apr-20-10 11:41 AM   #34 
     - Actually, pattmarty had it correct -- a recent Zogby poll found a NATIONAL majority in favor.  Zhade   Apr-20-10 04:16 PM   #42 
  - Most Americans know this is Bullshit propaganda!  sasquuatch55   Apr-20-10 07:13 AM   #22 
  - The mouth-breathing ignorance of the American people is why we are a second rate nation.  Romulox   Apr-20-10 08:54 AM   #29 
  - AND, falling quickly.  pattmarty   Apr-20-10 09:58 AM   #31 
  - This should be our campaign theme for the mid-term elections.  Common Sense Party   Apr-21-10 11:34 AM   #70 
  - Benefits of decriminalizing  azuka   Apr-20-10 11:52 AM   #35 
  - You're convinced -- but wrong.  Zhade   Apr-21-10 11:46 AM   #71 
  - Did Anyone Check the Sampling Method?  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-20-10 12:40 PM   #37 
  - You don't know much about statistics, do you?  anigbrowl   Apr-20-10 04:33 PM   #44 
  - I do  nebenaube   Apr-20-10 08:19 PM   #54 
  - using 1000 telephone calls to tell us what Americans "think"  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-21-10 02:10 PM   #74 
  - and actually I know statistics quite well  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-21-10 03:22 PM   #77 
  - you really need to look into linear regression and normal curves.  provis99   Apr-21-10 01:51 AM   #58 
  - if you were measuring world population average height  BakedAtAMileHigh   Apr-21-10 03:25 PM   #79 
  - .  fascisthunter   Apr-21-10 03:23 PM   #78 
  - Interesting that a slim majority (53%) of Republicans favor MMJ  anigbrowl   Apr-20-10 04:37 PM   #45 
  - sure, sure...  fascisthunter   Apr-20-10 05:55 PM   #46 
  - These idiots do not understand that if cannabis isn't legal, there's NO protection for medical mj.  krabigirl   Apr-20-10 07:00 PM   #50 
  - State by state is a different story though. n/t  Dr Fate   Apr-20-10 08:48 PM   #56 
  - Follow the media money  texastoast   Apr-20-10 09:56 PM   #57 
  - CNBC is behind the poll  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-21-10 02:18 AM   #59 
  - How was the poll conducted? If it was over land lines, it  alfredo   Apr-21-10 10:23 AM   #63 
  - I don't believe it. The polls are tainted. It's that the POWERS that be wish for us to be against  ShortnFiery   Apr-21-10 11:21 AM   #66 
  - that's streching it...  coloredbait   Apr-21-10 12:54 PM   #73 
  - The usual fearmongering bullshit push polling. nt  bemildred   Apr-21-10 02:16 PM   #75 
  - This poll appears to be regionally biased.  Flaneur   Apr-21-10 04:42 PM   #80 

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