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Two States completely Decriminalize Marijuana.


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#25 captfluoro

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

People will still buy weed from dealers vs. the state run stores. Dealers will be cheaper.


Guys on the radio this morning said the state is going to tax this at every stage, like 25% tax on the growers, 25% tax on sellers, etc. So dealers may wind up being cheaper. Granted I heard this on Woody and Wilcox this morning and I don't smoke weed, so what do I know? BUT if that is true, the states may make a fortune on tax revenue.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:01 PM

As someone's pointed out...it's decriminalized doesn't mean it's not de-fireable or held accountable.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:10 PM

Thank you sir.

Yes I was referring to the idea that now according to the state of Colorado you are perfectly within your rights to break out the vape on a Friday afternoon and get completely baked while listening to Dark Side of the Moon and watching The Wizard of Oz. But if you go to work on Monday and run a forklift into a pallet of wine in the warehouse and your boss sends you for a drug screen because insurance demands it what happens when you test positive?

The screen cant determine if your toked up that morning or two days ago.

Compound the issue by putting the insurance company in a state that doesn't allow for the recreational use of cannabis.


Like I said, very interesting ground these states have ventured into.


With much of our society, both in the public & private sector, following a zero tolerance attitude for just about anything thanks in part to lawsuit risks & insurance companies demands, I think you can answer your own question easily.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:13 PM

My job interview in Frisco just got a lot more interesting :)

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:14 PM

I feel like the feds will drop the hammer on this.


I can't imagine the administration is going to push that hard on it, especially since the president never has to worry about running again.

One interesting aspect is going to be how this impacts Federal employees in Colorado though. Its still against the rules for any federal employee to use weed, so if they get popped on a test, they might get in some trouble.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:17 PM

or anyone where DOT requires testing.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:27 PM

I love it.

This is going to put the federal government in such a pinch on what to do.

I'm a states rights guy, so this is awesome.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:29 PM

smoking a doobie will help you deal with the fisal cliff a whole lot better. we will have a hell of alot more freedoms than money in a few years so rock and roll.


And we have Obamacare to take are of ill effects. A world without responsibility or consequence. Is this a great country or what?

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:32 PM

In other news half my friends are moving either to Colorado or Washington today, kinda funny coincidence.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 01:06 PM

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 08:24 PM

I did do some memorable stuff during my pcp days. Hmmmm

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 08:30 PM

Hey, PFT just got me thinking.

What happens to the NFL substance abuse policy if pot is legal? Can a guy say he smoked it in a certain state and get away with it?