YES! - 3 states will vote to legalize marijuana in November.
62% (24 votes)
NO! - Too many jobs depend on marijuana prohibition.
38% (15 votes)
Total votes: 39

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DaveS1130 2 years 14 weeks ago

I'd like to believe that logic and intelligent thinking will prevail in the "war on drugs" but greed and self interest seem to prevail each time an opportunity for change comes along. Private prisons who profit from the war on drugs will do everything in their power to keep things the way they are. Many police departments fear losing parts of their funding and even the DEA profits by receiving just over one U.S. dollar for each marijuana plant they destroy (even though nearly all of those plants are the male hemp plant and not the female marijuana plant). Worst of all is the fact that so many people blindly accept the propaganda against marijuana from these organizations rather than seeking out facts on their own and coming to their own conclusion. Online polls always show a majority support for legalizing marijuana but those apparently aren't the same people who vote on election day.

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forestlady11 2 years 14 weeks ago

The war of good and evil should not be so shocking, cannabis enhances 'spiritual awareness' Light and truth,....while alcohol, deadens it...The truth is, that cannabis replaces OIL, shocking!!! and it cures cancer...so, which side are you on?

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