Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems.
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Oh look, the "Psychedelics" episode of Mind Field is recommended to me next to this video, that's odd.
But yeah, as a Canadian, thing are a lot easier here. Even before it was legalized, marijuana use and trade was so under-regulated it's not even funny. I think i heard a statistic that somewhere around half of the population had tried it at least once, and more people smoked pot than cigarettes leading into its legalization. Now, you can literally grow the stuff in your living room, completely legally. Buy seeds online, and set up a grow tent. In fact, the Cannabis Act of Canada does not actually specify a legal upper limit of how much marijuana you are allowed to own at any given time, provided you have no more than 4 plants growing in your house at any given time, and that you do not carry any more than 1 oz of pot on you in public. Which, come on, who the fuck carries an ENTIRE OUNCE of pot in public, unless they are selling to someone? Btw, while it is still TECHNICALLY illegal to sell peer to peer until they roll out privately owned pot businesses, this is, again, so under-regulated that it may as well already be legal.
Leave it to Americans to see the only alternative to "war on drugs" as "love for drugs".
Do it like dutch people do. "We don't like it, but feel free to do it". Relatively half the amount of dutch citizens ever smoke weed just once in their lifetime than Americans, where it was illegal until recently. Smoking weed has never been a good thing, but trying to ban it simply leads to crime and violence.
I,m an idiot. Psychotropics make me act like more of an idiot - who can afford to act like more of an idiot?
THC was criminalized because it makes people act like idiots, like ethanol or any other recreational drug. It,s one thing to be irrational, but another to chemically-disable your ability to reason, (genuinely feel, move properly, etc.) (I don,t think Drumpf,s election and the loosening of THC restrictions are coincidences)
The Nixon quote is very interesting! Especially his contempt for psychiatrists, abundantly-aware of his own neurosis. We have elected a seriously mentally ill president - that,s the news- yet all we seem to hear about are his tweets, and asinine speeches and decisions, and journalists reactions to them. Would love to see a Last Week Tonight (any media!) treatment of Drumpf,s palpable Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
Actually, while those taxes on illegal profit gain are real, they almost always come with provisions that prevent the government for using that tax collection as evidence against you.
Yep, they really give that little of a shit about you committing the crime compared to caring about profiting from it.
They can, and will, also charge you with additional crimes for failing to pay your taxes on those criminal profits.
The Force Awakens;
On Smokin' Botulism, Male Botox and the Dickens Witchdoctor:
Man, are you smoking chest hairs and trying to legalize it for everyone? I have a game called the simple machines Salem Witch. NK. I'll show you what the Grand Old Party means. Just sign this book. In my opinion, the real one was too horrific for the report. If your gonna smoke botulism, you gotta grow the macho hair, man, or they'll call you a stoner and get rid of you. These are so-called male products. What's she doin' in there? This isn't Botox legalization. The prince don't know your smokin' mask? LOL. They're regulating a lot of Renaissance portraiture. What would I care, other than it's f'ing annoying? I don't know about the noble products? Next, you're telling me there's a whole new "Grand Albert." It these nuts who smoke for the high that turn into Michael Myers. That slight edge...I don't use Botoxes and dead bodies are just dead bodies. I'll cut off my finger like Freddy Krueger. I'ts not a big deal to the DRUG FREE. CSL. Free Darth! neb ibonek. Eye of the hunter. csl. If you go to see the witchdoctor its about becoming a man and not getting high. Whatever. Use the force! No F'ing face cream is going to tell ME what to do with this atomic bomb. BLAAM. BLAAM. If you deliver Darth Vader's face cream. Just put it in the fu%$ing jar...
Canada has legalized weed now federally. And so far its been fine. Nothing has gone wrong. Society hasnt collapsed. Its like it was never illegal in the first place. Surprise surprise no one gives a fuck a bout cannabis really.
Hmm state's rights. I don't smoke, I probably never will, but I'm for individual freedoms, especially for individuals that aren't me. Unless Marijuana is proved harmful beyond acceptable, then it should be allowed. Feds can decide interstate commerce and import restrictions seeing as that's their job, but Marijuana is only annoying, not harmful.
Just want to say, that old man should have no problem finding bud in Kentucky. If u check the old stats, Kentucky was for a long time the second largest producer of marijuana behind california, up until the mass legalization in other states. People in kentucky dont care if its legal or not, this guy is a perfect representation of the additude toward weed here, if u need it and ur not hurting anyone to get it, then criminal or not you do what u have to, after all you get one life and if thats the only thing that can help u sleep after a life of horrors then smoke up.
But then again, there are countless examples of people with underlying mental disorders that have been brought to the surface because of marijuana use so... like... be careful? Probably just don't smoke it unless you have to for medical reasons.
Oh dear..just make it normal, let them pay taxes and explain people for crying out loud it's not ok to smoke and drive, because they don't drive normally..but they all think they do. Let's criminalize heavy alcohol, soda and McDonald's instead. There's been multiple studies that obesity and alcohol induced rage kills people and costs billions in healthcare to everyone..together with inability to work
Mary, it would be a shame If you accidentally died in your sleep.
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Yes, you must report income from illegitimate businesses, and that is not just a dumb trap for dumb criminals, that is a way of closing a loophole on criminals that may try to get off on technicality. A prime example is Al Capone, who could not be convicted on his underground crime business, but WAS convicted on income tax evasion.
It sucks seeing the map on this one because I live in Indiana, the worst state for stoners. Weed is common here, but still fully illegal. Also, all the surrounding states only have medical marijuana laws.
jus wanted to add that everyone saying “nObODY diEs FrOm MARIjuAnA” is simply wrong. you’re only considering actual overdose. there is still driving under the influence and things like that. i’m pro legalizing marijuana but don’t be stupid.
My best friend had to move out of my state because her brother started a program that used legal marijuana for epilepsy. We live in a state were any use of it is illegal and honestly, I am still angry about it, they even appealed to the state to stay but they couldn't stay. So they ended up moving.
Okay, you have this so called free speech, what's used from every idiot to get away with everything as long as he has enough money or power, but it's forbidden for personal of a hospital to give their patients their full knowledge of how to get better? Gosh, I wanted to visit the us sometimes, but there are so much better places in the world.
Community pharmacists are the health professionals most accessible to the public. They supply medicines in accordance with a prescription or, when legally permitted, sell them without a prescription. In addition to ensuring an accurate supply of appropriate products, their professional activities also cover counselling of patients at the time of dispensing of prescription and non-prescription drugs, drug information to health professionals, patients and the general public, and participation in health-promotion programmes. They maintain links with other health professionals in primary health care.