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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-10-09 12:26 PM
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Gatewood Galbreith on legalizing Marijuana and industrial hemp.
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State should be among first to legalize, tax marijuana, hemp

Let me beat this drum more loudly than ever before. Events have already taken place that can be utilized to Kentucky's everlasting benefit including reducing poverty and physical suffering, crime, jail populations, taxation of wage earners, medical and health-care costs and hard-drug overdoses.

The answer is to immediately tax and regulate marijuana and hemp as cash crops.

President Barack Obama appeared with his attorney general and the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration and announced a new policy that no federal dollar will hereafter be spent "circumventing a state law." Period. He turned it over to the states.



Gatewood is a good guy, very Libertarian, but to the left of the Libertarian scale. He's friends with Willie Nelson and Woody Harrelson. He was one of the first person's I met when I moved to Lexington Ky.
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  -Gatewood Galbreith on legalizing Marijuana and industrial hemp. alfredo  May-10-09 12:26 PM   #0 
  - I met Gatewood over 20 years ago...  kentuck   May-10-09 12:28 PM   #1 
  - I met him at a Halloween party at his house. That was when he was living  alfredo   May-10-09 01:08 PM   #7 
  - Those eastern hills of Kentucky already grow a fair amount of  Ikonoklast   May-10-09 12:48 PM   #2 
  - Sometimes you can go down to certain counties in the mountains...  kentuck   May-10-09 12:54 PM   #4 
     - They killed off moonshine, then the people went to pot, they killed off  alfredo   May-10-09 12:59 PM   #5 
  - Mr. Gatewood IS correct  MagickMuffin   May-10-09 12:54 PM   #3 
  - Cheney rush and Beck are either mistakes or jokes.  alfredo   May-10-09 01:06 PM   #6 
     - They are Jokes  MagickMuffin   May-10-09 01:34 PM   #9 
        - We are all jazz musicians. Free will is where we can improvise on the  alfredo   May-10-09 04:26 PM   #11 
  - He is, of course, correct  IDemo   May-10-09 01:21 PM   #8 
  - True, but the public doesn't know any difference. Do we spend the time  alfredo   May-10-09 08:03 PM   #18 
  - He's the real deal. I met him 29 years ago in a Lamaze class.  FraDon   May-10-09 02:20 PM   #10 
  - He's a damn good lawyer too.  alfredo   May-10-09 04:27 PM   #12 
  - Off to the greatest, and back to the top you go.....  Ghost in the Machine   May-10-09 06:30 PM   #13 
  - thanks for the K&R  alfredo   May-10-09 06:56 PM   #14 
  - Couldn't agree more  Prophet 451   May-10-09 07:01 PM   #15 
  - I just turned my relatives onto Bells Two Hearted Ale. They loved it.  alfredo   May-10-09 07:16 PM   #16 
  - KnR. n/t  Mnemosyne    May-10-09 07:50 PM   #17 
  - One of a kind--  JohnnyLib2   May-10-09 09:20 PM   #19 
  - The Gatewood Movie  kentuck   May-10-09 09:41 PM   #20 
     - That's the Gatewood I know  alfredo   May-10-09 11:14 PM   #21 
 

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