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It seems like the members of the vocal opposition to Proposition 19, whether pot growers, pot sellers, or law enforcement, all have something in common: they stand to lose money or jobs if it passes. The pot growers and dealers want to maintain their 1000% markup over the cost of production. The cops want to keep their federal drug task force grants, the want to keep their arrest counts high without much work or risk, and they'd hate to give up the money obtained by seizing people's houses, cars, boats, and airplanes.
Vote "YES!" on Proposition 19. Marijuana is a recreational drug similar to, but much safer than, alcohol or tobacco. It should be treated the same way and the people who choose to use the safest recreational drug known to Man should not be punished for making the wise choice.
October 4, 2010 at 1:46 p.m.
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