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Friday, July 11, 2008

Hurray For Prohibition! American Kids Twice as Likely Than Dutch to Experiment With Pot

An American Pastime: Smoking Pot
The Netherlands, with its permissive marijuana laws, may be known as the cannabis capital of the world. But a survey published this month in PLoS Medicine, a journal of the Public Library of Science, suggests that the Dutch don't actually experiment with pot as much as one would expect. Despite tougher drug policies in this country, Americans were twice as likely to have tried marijuana than the Dutch, according to the survey. In fact, Americans were more likely to have tried marijuana or cocaine than people in any of the 16 other countries, including France, Spain, South Africa, Mexico and Colombia, that the survey covered.
I don't smoke it myself, but I know many people that do, and to a man, they are all hard working American tax payers that just like to kick back on the weekends with some friends and smoke some weed to unwind. Just think of the Billions and billions wasted and lost, and criminals created out of good people over the last few decades fighting the "War on Drugs."

I've never heard of somebody on pot going nuts and killing their wives. Regulate it, tax it, everybody wins.

What about the children? That's your job parents, not Uncle Sam's.

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