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While much of country changing attitude toward pot, not Georgia



More than half of Americans live in states that have decriminalized marijuana possession. Georgia isn’t one of them. Yet.

But even on a national level, the movement is toward decriminalization. This fall President Biden issued pardons for people convicted of simple possession of marijuana and gr...

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  1. “According to a 2013 study by the American Civil Liberties Union, Blacks are 3.73 times more likely to be arrested and prosecuted than Whites.” If only it were that simple. FIRST!, you have to have been investigated for something else for them to find the weed on you. If you are not doing anything to cause a police interaction, you don’t get busted for possession.

  2. Does anyone know who the nay sayers are? If we can get a list of them, I’ll do a vote them out campaign, I’m a bit dismayed at Ashley for saying pot is not organic, I wonder where she got that education? I total disagree with it, apparently under or lack of proper education Is the issue here. So let’s vote them and they can find another job that is better suited for their skill level

  3. I’m fine with any illegal drug being legalized as long as there is a permanent legal form that can be signed by the users stating they will not – under any circumstances – receive any public funds (local or state) for treatment, shelter, food, or childcare. Folks should have the right to live as they choose; folks should be responsible for their choices.

  4. It can’t be worse than abusing alcohol, but do we really need something more that will contribute to the death of innocents on the roadways and even in their own homes? 80% of the people will not abuse it, but that 10% who do and the 10% who promote the abuse are the ones to worry about. If Blacks didn’t make up such a high percentage of ALL CRIME, they would not be targeted by police so much!

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