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  1. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy

    Not sure how well it will work, but the ATF raids in California are ridiculous.
     

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  2. igz-

    igz- Monkey

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    Honestly I think weed is the lowest priority in the legal sense where I live...

    Laws aren't going to change much, those who want to blaze will do so.

    ;]
     
  3. Greyhound

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    Good on 'em. I never quite understood the logic of states being able to pass legislation relaxing the laws on consumption and supply(by prescription holders) but having Federal laws trumping those for prosecution purposes. I guess that's government at work for ya, but at least now the two are in line with each other a little more. The hippie lettuce is the least of our worries at this point in our history.
     
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    You'd think Conservatives (big C) would be all for this legislation since it strengthens states' rights... Anyone want to bet on which side they're *actually* going to come out on this?
     
  5. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    :stupid:

    While I don't enjoy the recreational herb, I found the harassment of authorized establishments in California by ATF to just be a crazy waste of resources. I can somewhat understand going after pot dealers, but the state passed a law and should be allowed to enforce it themselves without the Feds getting in on it.
     
  6. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    Before you know it, all these pot smoking hippies are gonna start demanding crazy things like interracial marriage.
     
  7. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Not going to happen. Glen Beck 2012!
     
  8. dan-o

    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    x2. I didn't even realize my wife was black until I ran out of ganj.
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    its a common problem
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    this ever happen to you?


    and just so you know (without having to sober up), your current gf isn't black
     
  11. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

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    Actually, I think Clarence Thomas will surprise you. All the other strict constructionists, no so much.
     
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    Since this isn't actually going before SCotUS I doubt he'll ever get his chance to speak his mind. I'm talking about Beck, Rush, Bachman, McCain, Palin, etc. Ron Paul is probably the only one with the stones to actually get up and say that this is a great thing for states rights...
     
  13. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    i thought it did, but i realized she was a skinny white girl.

    im sotally tober at work
     
  14. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

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    It's already been there, Gonzales vs. Reich.

    It'll end up there again, somehow.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    All I can say about the change in medical marijuana enforcement is that I feel a big headache coming on right now...
     
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    rockofullr confused

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    "pot sales in the United States are the largest source of money for violent Mexican drug cartels"

    Who the hell gets there weed from mexico? It's 2009 people! The Canadian's sh!t is better, and cali's the best so WTF.
     
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    ohio The Fresno Kid

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    Seriously, support domestic manufacturing and buy 'Merkin you goddamn communists.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    A friend told me about how his buddy flew from Texas with a baggie of marijuana to SFO.

    Besides the huge risk, taking pot to NorCal is bringing ice to the eskimos.
     
  19. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    It's like eating McDonalds in Italy.
     
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    It'll be nice to see less of our tax money wasted on kicking down doors and yanking paraplegic females out of their beds at gun point.

    I’ve always believed that the growers should have to deal with the IRS laws rather than common penal laws.
     
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    Silver find me a tampon

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    Or smuggling a sheep to NZ...
     
  22. igz-

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    Ye-yeah!
     
  23. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Looks like it might be time to get a card so I can take medication for my "stress" and "insomnia". :D
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    I wonder if "sober" is a condition that's curable?
     
  25. fluff

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    I do like the fact that most posts in the pot threads are one liners. First post was crap though.
     
  26. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    It was total skunk weed from Meheko.

    Of course, when we started making jokes about bringing wine from Texas, my Texas friend immediately came to the defense of Texas vineyards.
     
  27. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I stand by Humboldt grown over any other domestic brews. I could just be biased, though.
     
  28. Pesqueeb

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/22/AR2009112201986_pf.html

    I still need someone to decide, if weed is leaglized can I smoke it on my weekend and not worry about DOT or FAA yanking my license. And I would definitely have to move back to Oregon.
     
  29. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    I think that's one of the questions that is still unanswered. But we haven't gotten to that stage yet.



    Also:

    Gee, I wonder why :rolleyes:
     
  30. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    In Oregon, you can serve in the military (at least the National Guard) and smoke prescribed pot as long as the symptom being treated doesn't affect your ability to perform your job.

    Of course proving that is near impossible. But the facts are they can't just kick you out for having a prescription.
     
  31. sanjuro

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    The casual attitude towards marijuana is going to negatively affect children. One of my nephew's sports heroes, Tim Lincecum of the Giants, was recently caught with a quarter of pot during a traffic stop where he was doing 74 in a 60mph zone.

    You can see how much he is embarrassing all of Northern California as he just smoked up Willie Mays before accepting the Cy Young.

     
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  32. Pesqueeb

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    Resurecting this thread for some relevant info.
    Myself and another guy at work have been digging into this question the last couple of days, and it would appear that the answer is "no".
    What a buzzkill. But its okay for my Dr. to perscribe me opiates that are gonna show up in my pee as long as I'm not under the influence at work :rolleyes:
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    I think that may change if/when it changes from "guidelines" to "enacted law".
     
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    Or smuggling pot to NZ.......
     
  35. Pesqueeb

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    Bumpity bump.

    Shockingly, in this mornings paper a poll of Colorado Springs residents showed those in favor of legalization 42%-39%. Christ on a crutch, if the backwards bible thumping Jethros in this town are leaning twoards legalization, maybe it will actually happen in CO.
     
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    We almost did it in 2010 out here in cali. Went down 53% to 46% :disgust1:

    It's gonna happen soon but I would have never guessed that it could be in CO.
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    There is a similar movement going on in California called Regulate Marijuana Like Wine. It looks like they will be able to get it on the ballot for 2012.

    If it was REALLY regulated like wine, I would open a "vineyard" in a heartbeat. I won't hold my breath on it though.

    And I don't think it will bring in the amount of money some people say it will. If it's legalized prices are going to drop like a stone. Prices have already gone down due to the MMJ pot shops here in So Cal. What was once 60 an eighth is now 45.00 and it's going lower.
     
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    I thought some of the problem with Cali's Prop 19 is that it didn't clearly state what the laws will be.

    We are almost totally decriminalized. I realized this when my lawyer smokes up right on the street.
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    i'd dip every tenth joint i sold in pcp just to keep it interesting.
     
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    mrbigisbudgood Strangely intrigued by Echo

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    Can I send you a resume?