Marijuana (3 Viewers)

Should marijuana be legal?

  • Yes, it should be legal and taxed

    Votes: 661 87.5%
  • Yes, but only medically

    Votes: 26 3.4%
  • No, but the marijuana laws should be relaxed

    Votes: 24 3.2%
  • No, it should remain illegal.

    Votes: 44 5.8%

  • Total voters
    755

LtAldoRaine

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Figured I'd go ahead and post a poll and see how you guys and gals feel about cannabis. I myself haven't smoked it too much, but before I enlisted I partook maybe 5-10 times. I personally didn't enjoy the high too much, but the pain relief was amazing.

I've been on a few big pain killers throughout my day for issues related to service. They all make me feel too high, numb, and are very addictive. Marijuana has been a pain reliever that I've recently enjoyed. It has made me feel better than the pills. Those "legal" pills are addictive as ****, and have led to more problems than I'd like. After a long days work I personally would prefer smoking and going to sleep than drinking and taking these pain pills.

Anywho, what are your thoughts on marijuana? Should it be legal, medically only, or stay illegal?
 

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What about this then?


Yeah, that's an issue, but the problem with the edibles is the packaging looks too similar to junk food that kids typically eat. Kids might not be familiar with the Hard Lemonade can, but they're definitely familiar with Doritos and Chips Ahoy.
 

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For me, it’s just not a hill I’m willing to die on because there isn’t a real need for it. If I have a need to be covert I have no problem buying a real gummy worm pack and swapping them. And why else do you need it to look like that?
 

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For me, it’s just not a hill I’m willing to die on because there isn’t a real need for it. If I have a need to be covert I have no problem buying a real gummy worm pack and swapping them. And why else do you need it to look like that?

I actually think we'll start to see companies go after these because they don't want their products being associated with this. I think the packaging is similar enough that if can infringe on their Trademarks and copyrights. I don't know a lot about the legalities there, but I would think this would be an issue.
 

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I actually think we'll start to see companies go after these because they don't want their products being associated with this. I think the packaging is similar enough that if can infringe on their Trademarks and copyrights. I don't know a lot about the legalities there, but I would think this would be an issue.


I had that thought as well. Even though there isn’t much argument that they are going after the same market, you are probably right about the association.
 
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Yeah, that's an issue, but the problem with the edibles is the packaging looks too similar to junk food that kids typically eat. Kids might not be familiar with the Hard Lemonade can, but they're definitely familiar with Doritos and Chips Ahoy.
Yeah not a hill I care to die in either, but I'm willing to point out the hypocrisy and lack of thought it takes to get upset at weed for something alcohol and guns have been doing for decades while killing thousands vs none.
 

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I actually think we'll start to see companies go after these because they don't want their products being associated with this. I think the packaging is similar enough that if can infringe on their Trademarks and copyrights. I don't know a lot about the legalities there, but I would think this would be an issue.

It’s definitely a trademark issue.
 

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Well, that could be resolved with legalizing marijuana at the federal level. It's time.

Yes, but I think the FL SCT's rationale is pretty flimsy. It's a ballot proposal under Florida law - so the Florida law would "permit" marijuana to the extent applicable under Florida law.
 

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From today's Times-Pic:
Nelson met this week with the Louisiana Sheriffs Association, an influential law enforcement group that has long opposed efforts to loosen marijuana laws. He said the meeting was ''cordial,'' but the Sheriffs Association confirmed it will oppose the bill.
 

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From today's Times-Pic:

Louisiana missed a massive amount of income listening to groups like the Sheriff's Association. They could have setup a similar system to Amsterdam, and had it only legal to sell in the French Quarter. You could have let the rest of the state grow it, and everyone wins. They should have done that a decade ago.
 

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Louisiana missed a massive amount of income listening to groups like the Sheriff's Association. They could have setup a similar system to Amsterdam, and had it only legal to sell in the French Quarter. You could have let the rest of the state grow it, and everyone wins. They should have done that a decade ago.
When has Louisiana politicians ever done anything smart or substantial like this? I can't think of anything.
 

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