Skip to comments.Seizures of illegal pot from Colorado up 400 percent
Posted on 08/05/2013 8:55:53 AM PDT by rktman
Marijuana is being smuggled out of Colorado in record amounts, according to a new report by a multi-agency drug task force, citing a 400 percent increase in pot seizures since 2005 from the state that has become something of an American Amsterdam.
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You mean these grass buys were straw purchases?
America can’t survive legalization of pot. Stupidity, laziness, and apostasy are at an all time high. More people smoking will amplify all the things conservatives hate. More votes for corrupt pols who promise what they can only deliver by taking from other. More stupid social liberalism. Less freedom for us.
Pot, opium and cocaine were all legal until relatively recently. There were cocaine cough drops until the 1920s; making those substances illegal came along with the Temperance movement.
how totally unexpected.
Does that include that personal liberty thingee?
Of course the claim is that pot is an innocent thing and doesn’t effect anyones functioning. “Dude”, I’ve known a few stoners and they lack judgement and have an odd perspective on things. But hey, it’s okay.:>)
Well, is it any coincidence that the pro-dope states are the same ones pushing anti-2nd Amendment gun-grabbing legislation as well as fag-marriage and other degeneracy? Scumbag, Obama-voting, liberal states.
More drooling, liberal dopeheads... more slothful, pliable serfs to empower the ruling-class statists.
Wordsmithed headline. Interesting on one hand, and obviously redundant.
Along with those temperance laws came eugenics, progressivism, income tax, and the ushering out of church based assistance in exchange for billionaire “trusts” and the welfare state.
Apparently you missed the Colorado recall votes. Colorado likes their guns, their pot, and they want you to mind your own business.
The anti-pot crowd reminds me of the anti-Zimmerman crowd. A bunch of hyperbole, wrapped in emotion, with little regard for facts, reality, or substance. It’s like being in a room full of leftists rallying against the 2nd amendment. Avoid the facts, avoid statistics, use emotion. If you cant argue with facts and logic, then you are WRONG. I would expect a good freedom loving Conservative to understand that.
Society is paying a high price for the War on Some Drugs. Adverse Drug Reactions are the 4th leading cause of death in this country. We want to hold drug dealers and bartenders accountable but who is holding the drug companies feet to the fire? Our system continues to ruin lives, fill our prisons, and bankrupt ourselves fighting a battle that has never achieved a single success outside of making the police state flourish. Things are not better because of the War on Drugs. Addiction is worse now, with more people addicted to legal drugs including anti-depressants and pain meds.
I thought Republicans and Conservatives were against the nanny state, or is the party simply full of hypocrites? I guess you love freedom until you dont.
I guarantee you, it would be impossible to find a more anti drug person than myself.
If every druggie overdosed and died tomorrow, I’d be quite happy.
HOWEVER, if it took a Constitutional Amendment to ban alcohol why does the Federal Government believe it has the Constitutional authority to ban these drugs without a Constitutional Amendment?
We have existing laws to render or increase punishment for damage done under the influence and those punishments can be easily increased without an Amendment.
Government wars on xyz seem to be quite ineffective. The war on poverty was a complete failure. The war on drugs is not only a failure but unconstitutional.
So, as long as we legalize pot, we can move our country back to the way it was when founded.
All those DEA agents need their paycheck.
Oh, I hadn’t thought of that. You’re right. More people smoking pot will mean we all have more liberty and the country will move away from the brink of economic and moral collapse.
Notice it’s being smuggled INTO places where it’s not legal. If it was fully legal RJR and Winston would corner the market. Partial legality keeps a black market.
Yeah, Colorado is now a ‘pot’ state, thanks to years of liberal dopehead filth from the East and West Coasts moving there. Now, according to this headline, the peddlers are trying to export their degeneracy. If they come to my state, I hope they get ten years of hard labor, building levee roads out in the swamps.
And who says I’m a big proponent of a “federal” war on drugs? A more preferable war on drugs would involve local vigilance committees who shoot the dope-peddling bastards on sight.
Projection. The facts are not in your favor. Everyone I know who does drugs sucks and either can’t figure out how to vote or votes stupidly.
The war on drugs and complete legalization of all drugs are two separate issues.
Let’s start this conversation again when the welfare state is dismantled.
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