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10-03-2012, 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Anodyne View Post
Eliminating gang issues is only one suggested upside of it. Currently, we throw people in jail for using a drug that never killed anyone itself. It's not really fair when you think about the actual criminals we put them on par with and how hard a criminal record can make life for a person and his or her family--and it's not like it's going to get easier under Harper.

It's too depressing to even talk about why weed it became illegal in the first place.
But what I'm trying to say is that legalising weed only in Canada doesn't solve the gang issue. Actually, legalising weed in Canada but not in the U.S. will cause the gangs to produce even more and sell it to the States.

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