Alaska Marijuana Tax Revenue over $1M in September

November 5, 2018

  • November 5, 2018 at 1:47 pm
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    • November 5, 2018 at 2:53 pm
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      • November 5, 2018 at 3:06 pm
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        That is why the age for legal use is 21 and over just like alcohol. You do realize that teens can illegally get their hands on alcohol and marijuana, right? Always have. It was a lot easier before the business was legitimized. Do you and Craig harbor this same animosity for alcohol? Alcohol is also a legal drug that causes for more deaths and broken families than pot does. Do you also think that alcohol should be a banned substance?

        • November 6, 2018 at 12:00 pm
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          You must stop this voice of reason, We Get It. It won’t work. Craig is on a personal crusade and Agent thinks meth, heroin, and MJ are one in the same. You will make no headway talking to them. Their minds are as closed as Tramp’s bankrupt Taj Majal casino.

        • November 6, 2018 at 1:43 pm
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          “It was a lot easier before the business was legitimized.”

          One of the funniest lies about pot ever. Every survey shows that pot use has gone up for teens nationwide in the past 10 years as legalization (read “normalization”) has spread.

          But you keep spreading lies. You might get better over time.

          • November 6, 2018 at 1:58 pm
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            ” Every survey shows that pot use has gone up for teens nationwide in the past 10 years….”

            Hmm. Are you talking about the study you posted a few months ago that showed a small subset of people arrested admitted to smoking pot at least once in their lives, but who also admitted to abusing opioids and alcohol at a much higher rate?

            Or are you talking about another study, and now you’re going to post a reply with a link to it so we can read it ourselves instead of taking your word which you based solely off the text in the URL?

    • November 5, 2018 at 3:55 pm
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      the fact that more and more states keep legalizing it is your proof that the government doesn’t CARE as long as they make money.

      Wanna smoke your lungs into emphysema? Ooooh, that’s bad, but as long as we get your tax $$$, go for it.

      Wanna drink your liver into cirrhosis and probably a DUI? Pay up.

      Wanna gamble away your paycheck every week and eventually your retirement? OK, but only if you do it at one of our casinos so we get our cut.

      • November 5, 2018 at 5:17 pm
        Craig Cornell says:
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        No kidding. Lefties – and some righties – love the regressive taxation of gambling, smoking pot, tobacco, etc.

        I recently went to a VERY high end party in West Los Angeles, the center of the liberal universe. There were 150 to 200 people, almost all very successful judging by the cars being valeted outside.

        Want to know how many smoked tobacco? Pot? Vaped? Zero. That’s right. Even successful lefties know that pot hurts you, and so they don’t touch it. Plenty of alcohol, but not a single person showed any sign of pot consumption. And the party was outdoors!

        • November 6, 2018 at 9:16 am
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          If it’s all the same I’ll pass on the anecdotal musings of a catering waiter, whether self-trained in substance abuse detection or not. Besides, “high end party” in WLA and no mention of blow? Open your eyes.

        • November 6, 2018 at 12:03 pm
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          News flash, Craig – MJ comes in edible forms, too. More are choosing it so they don’t put the harmful carcinogens in their lungs. Did you see anyone chewing on anything at this party?

          • November 6, 2018 at 1:02 pm
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            Cap’n,

            You might also want to to hip Mr. “not a single person showed any sign of pot consumption” to the medical wonder that is Visine.

          • November 6, 2018 at 1:38 pm
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            Anyone with a brain in California knows that every bar and restaurant now has people vaping pot 24/7.

            To go to a party with 150 people and see zero evidence of pot is not only striking, it is revealing.

            But you go on and pretend pot is good for your brain. Keep it up. Tell your friends, too.

          • November 7, 2018 at 12:42 pm
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            @Captivating Platitude: do ALL users of pot ingest it via food forms? Inquiring minds want to know. To the contrary, stoned minds don’t care about harmful effects on others.

          • November 8, 2018 at 1:17 pm
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            I’m glad you typed that for everyone to see. Any of the tiny morsel of credibility you had on this subject is now gone with your broad brush strokes. Exactly how is the view when you are neck-deep in the sand, Yogi?

    • November 6, 2018 at 9:48 am
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      If you were worried about addiction rates increasing the population should be much more concerned with the FDA and newly approved Dsuvia – which is apparently 1000X more potent than morphine and 10X that of Fentynal. If anyone really cared about addiction, overdoses, and the rising problems associated with opioids; they wouldn’t be approving new drugs in that space..

      But don’t worry about that. It’s the marijuana that’s the real killer!

      • November 6, 2018 at 1:26 pm
        Craig Cornell says:
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        Right. You can only focus on one thing at a time. Too taxing for potheads to think too much.

        P.S. Educated liberals routinely warn their kids against marijuana if they want their kids to succeed. It is the usual “bourgeois” lifestyle that educated liberals live in but denounce for poor people and minorities. Let THEIR kids live in broken homes, with crappy schools, and drugs.

        You know the drill: Get educated before getting married before having kids. And don’t smoke pot. (Don’t tell the other liberals. It’s a secret! Must pretend “alternate lifestyles” are just as successful.)

      • November 6, 2018 at 1:27 pm
        Craig Cornell says:
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        Please, please smoke pot. Often. Lots of it. Please.

        • November 6, 2018 at 2:55 pm
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          Because your son was part of the problem who had an addictive personality you have a heavy biased against the substance. There are many medicinal purposes for CBD and THC. Not only that but there are a ton of tax benefits to this as well. It can help fund schools and infrastructure. Also Craig, I have told you and Agent this so many times now I feel like a broken record. Your studies have bias and are not statically significant. Find a study that is statistically significant and I would love to have a real discussion on this, but doing so would require you to have the knowledge of what makes something significant.

          People abuse every day things: food, alcohol (this has been normalized in our society), caffeine, etc. Let adults choose for themselves if they would like to participate or not. If children (including teens) use this before the legal age of 21 then they should be prosecuted and should the people who supply this minors just like alcohol. Picking something to be controlled because you have been fed misinformation from the war on drugs and you have a personal connection indicates you should be taken with a grain of salt.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:06 pm
            Craig Cornell says:
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            Pot is good for you. Tell your friends. Smoke often. Give it to your relatives. Tell them it is medicine and makes them smarter.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:15 pm
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            Craig,
            what is the difference between CBD and THC?

            Let’s see how much you actually know on this subject.

            Your points are childish and you cannot refute what I am saying. If you want to talk about the subject you should be able to debate on it if your opinion is so refined in your own eyes.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:19 pm
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            Building off of helpingout’s comment — Craig, I’m sure we all agree that marijuana should not be used by pregnant women either.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:24 pm
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            Thanks rosen, I am just getting fed up with craig and agent putting their misinformed opinions out there when they push studies that are not statically significant.

            I will say to Craig that I think similar laws if not the same for alcohol should apply to cannabis. Just like it warns people not to smoke or drink while pregnant.

  • November 6, 2018 at 3:23 pm
    Craig Cornell says:
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    How about women who aren’t pregnant? Should they use it? How often is cool, Rosenblatt? Weekly? Daily? What does the science say about frequent use, according to you and helpingout? What do you recommend?

    • November 6, 2018 at 3:25 pm
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      Craig,

      See rosen’s response above please… and you also did not discuss the difference between CBD and THC. Answer that first and then I will answer you because like we have said many many times WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT SHOULD REFRAIN FROM USING ANY FORM OF CANNABIS.

      • November 6, 2018 at 3:33 pm
        Craig Cornell says:
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        CBD: not an intoxicant. THC: intoxicant. (ZZZZZZZ!)

        Now let me know how often non-pregnant women should smoke pot. The THC kind.

        • November 6, 2018 at 3:47 pm
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          They should not smoke pot like we said above. There should be a warning just like with alcohol and tobacco products. There are similar affects to the fetus after it develops more very similar to fetal alcohol syndrome. It would still have to be a choice similar to choosing to drink or smoke tobacco products while pregnant.

          that description is also very simplistic and actually not factual. Both are intoxicants just like Tylenol is one because it takes away physical pain. Can you give me more details about what you know because right now it seems to be very rudimentary and like I said before it seems like you do not know enough on the subject scientifically to discuss on here with actual statistically significant studies.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:49 pm
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            I should also note if you do not know the definition of intoxicant Craig it is the use of a drug to escape physical or psychosocial pain.

          • November 6, 2018 at 3:49 pm
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            psychological pain* my apologies

          • November 6, 2018 at 4:19 pm
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            Fail. I asked how often “non-pregnant” women should smoke pot.

            Put down the bong and try again. . .

          • November 6, 2018 at 4:21 pm
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            Fail. I asked about “non-prenant women”. How often should they smoke it. Daily? Weekly?

            What does the science say?

          • November 6, 2018 at 4:42 pm
            helpingout says:
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            Hello Craig,

            Is it okay that I call you a belligerent drunk because you miss points I make frequently? No, so do not make the same comparison to me. Craig grow up instead of attacking others, admit when you do not know what you are talking about in a scientific manner. You know about this personally, but I do not believe you have the information for scientific backing.

            They can do it however much they would like if they are an adult over the age of 21. I would recommend they not do it before they are driving (CBD is fine but THC is not) . Why bring up non-pregnant women though, this refers to anyone who chooses to partake in the substances.

          • November 6, 2018 at 4:52 pm
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            If you also make the same point of “don’t avoid what is the actual amount” you clearly are not well versed in this area Craig and you are making your points even weaker. Science has proven that the only way for someone to OD on cannabis is to smoke their own body weight. I fell like it would be pretty hard for one to do that…

    • November 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm
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      If they are over the age of 21 — as adults — they should be able to make their own decisions on getting high, smoking butts, drinking wine, etc. That goes for any adult, not just women.

      Unless they are putting other people’s lives at risk (e.g. robbery, theft, driving while high, using it while pregnant, etc.) they should be able to take THC or CBD as long as they’re responsible about it.

      The science says that using an excessive amount of any substance will have negative repercussions with people’s physical and mental health.

      • November 6, 2018 at 4:40 pm
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        What a dodge. Please have some courage and honesty and answer my question. How often is okay? How much? What does the science say.

        Forget other people. I am talking about the user – how often should an adult consume? What’s the “safe” amount, according to you science-believers?

        • November 6, 2018 at 4:55 pm
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          Prediction: another dodge, another deflection, or no response. Brave, honest Pot Fans! As usual.

        • November 6, 2018 at 4:58 pm
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          THAT response is a dodge to you? Puh-lease.

          Everyone has their own tolerance levels. What may be “reasonable” for my wife could be “excessive” for my mom. They have different heights & weights and history of smoking that causes different tolerance levels. Also, my wife could be smoking low THC marijuana while my mom took a hit from high THC. That matters too.

          There is no answer where you can say “THIS is the number of allowable tokes per day for EVERYONE.” It’s not the same for every single person. Just like you can’t say “everyone can only have 2 shots of booze and then no more because you’re all drunk” because 2 shots impacts a 4’2″ 100lb woman differently than it does a 6’4″ 300lb man.

          That’s why I said they should use it as long as they’re RESPONSIBLE about it.

          • November 6, 2018 at 5:04 pm
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            So some people can smoke twice a day without damaging their mental or physical or intellectual health. Is that correct according to researchers?

          • November 6, 2018 at 5:26 pm
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            Doubtful, Craig. I don’t see anyone here arguing here that any intoxicant is safe for one’s mental, physical, or intellectual health. Though, there are certainly those who feel that certain intoxicants, including hallucinogenics, do heighten spiritual health. And, microdosing LSD is being practiced on terminally ill patients these days, as well. But, don’t let any of that get in the way of your tired and worn out talking points.

  • November 6, 2018 at 5:59 pm
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    What does microdosing LSD by terminally ill patients have to do with marijuana? Nothing.
    As usual, avoiding the questions. As usual, boring..

    • November 6, 2018 at 7:19 pm
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      Craig – the answer to your twice a day smoke question is “no.” Now it’s your turn to concisely answer.

      You said “Every survey shows that pot use has gone up for teens nationwide in the past 10 years….”

      Are you talking about the study you posted a few months ago that showed a small subset of people arrested admitted to smoking pot at least once in their lives, but who also admitted to abusing opioids and alcohol at a much higher rate?

      Or are you talking about another study, and now you’re going to post a reply with a link to it so we can read it ourselves?

      Remember – no dodging the question in your reply!!

      • November 6, 2018 at 8:31 pm
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        Well, how do you know twice a day is too much? And how much is “just enough”?

        Admit it, you don’t know what you are talking about.
        http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/content/47/9/E44

        https://www.ajc.com/news/world/marijuana-use-among-young-adults-all-time-high-study-finds/Sgrj5r6mdtHBcxU2YDSsYK/

        From the DEA: • Daily or near-daily marijuana use has increased in recent
        years for college students, rising from 3.5 percent in
        2007 to 4.6 percent in 2015.2

        From the American College of Pediatricians: After a period of decline in the last decade, marijuana use has generally increased among young people since 2007, corresponding with both its increased availability through limited legalization and a diminishing perception of the drug’s risks. The number of current (past month) users aged 12 and up increased from 14.5 to 18.9 million.

        • November 7, 2018 at 9:13 am
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          From your first link: “All three grades exhibited slight increases in annual prevalence after the mid-2000s, although the increases were uneven. From 2016 to 2017, all age groups showed nonsignificant increases except college students, who showed a nonsignificant decrease.” and

          “In 2017, we see some nonsignificant increases in overall illicit drug use among teens” and

          “Adolescent marijuana prevalence has not increased since 2005” and

          “Regarding 2017 prevalence levels, we note that the typical developmental trend of substance use increasing with age through the early twenties remains in place.” and

          “However, in 2017, we see what may be a leveling or turnaround in annual prevalence among secondary school students (with nonsignificant increases to 13%, 28%, and 40% among 8th, 10th, and 12th graders, respectively), a leveling among college students (with a slight nonsignificant decline to 42%), and a continued increase among young adults (with a nonsignificant increase to 41%); whether this is the advent of a more general secular trend awaits continued monitoring.” and, do I really need to go on?

        • November 7, 2018 at 11:53 am
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          While I’m here …

          “Despite these increases, the 2017 levels are still well below the peaks in use found in the early 1980s for college and noncollege youth”

          http s://isr.umich.edu/news-events/news-releases/national-study-shows-marijuana-use-among-u-s-college-students-remains-at-highest-level-in-three-decades-heavy-marijuana-use-rising-among-youth-not-in-college/

          2017 levels of long-term youth consumption in the 8th, 10th & 12th grades are nowhere near their 1997 levels.

          http s://www.acpeds.org/the-college-speaks/position-statements/effect-of-marijuana-legalization-on-risky-behavior/marijuana-use-detrimental-to-youth

        • November 7, 2018 at 11:54 am
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          Admit it, you don’t know what you are talking about and you’re just regurgitating the headlines without actually looking at the studies and any of the data.

          • November 7, 2018 at 1:14 pm
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            congratulations, Rosenblatt. You cherry picked your way into justifying the continued use by young people. Because after all, who gives a damn about young people ruining their lives? Especially poor, minority kids. (Now quick: wash your hands! Because responsibility is not a
            liberal value. “Not My Fault!”. Say something like “responsible use” as you usually do.)

          • November 7, 2018 at 1:51 pm
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            “Rosenblatt says: If they are over the age of 21 — as adults — they should be able to make their own decisions on getting high, smoking butts, drinking wine, etc. That goes for any adult, not just women.”

            I already said young people should not be able to get high. Why are you claiming otherwise?

            I have no idea what you’re reading & remembering, but it’s clearly not anything that I’ve posted.

      • November 6, 2018 at 9:07 pm
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        You can look it up yourself. Organizations reporting a 10 year rise in marijuana use by young people:

        American College of Pediatricians. Drug Enforcement Agency.
        Los Angeles County Department of Health. The American Public Health Association.
        National Institute on Drug Abuse.

        There are others. Now go into denial, pretend these sources aren’t real, and contribute to falsehoods. It is what the left does best.

      • November 6, 2018 at 9:08 pm
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        Twice a day is not okay? How much is okay? What does science tell us?

        • November 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm
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          Science would tell us no intoxicant is okay. DUH! Your routine is like a Tramp umbrella. It’ll protect some idiots for a short while but beyond that, you don’t know how to shut it so it just gets disregarded except for a couple others out here who will still try and pick it up for you.

        • November 7, 2018 at 8:37 am
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          Craig,

          I’ll answer your question. Zero is the only optimal level of consuming any physiological or psychological altering drug. That includes marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, processed foods, saturated fats, soda, energy drinks, cookies, candy, and many prescription drugs.

          If someone finds a level of consumption that satisfies the desired effect they are seeking, that is their acceptable amount.

          The point is that it should not be the government’s decision whether or not, or how much, a person may consume of anything, as long as they are not harming others. It’s called freedom and liberty and isn’t that complicated.

          Where in the Constitution does it state that it’s the government’s job is to protect the citizens from themselves? That is a question that needs to be answered.

    • November 7, 2018 at 9:43 am
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      As usual, you didn’t read my full response. I answered your questions and then furthered on the subject of intoxicants. Thanks for trying out, Craig!

  • November 7, 2018 at 8:38 am
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    Correction: …”physiological or psychological altering substance.”

  • November 7, 2018 at 8:56 am
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    Craig–

    You have a deeply personal connection to this issue, and I get that. I can’t imagine the amount of pain you have experienced and continue to experience on the loss of your son.

    However, what is your solution to the marijuana question? Do the states that have legalized it for recreational purposes go back to making it illegal, and if so, what should the penalties be for possessing / using marijuana? What about those states that have legalized it for medicinal purposes?

    • November 7, 2018 at 12:56 pm
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      As I have said many, many times, I would be in favor of legalization IF: the media told the truth about the dangers.

      But they don’t. The proof is how many fools spout nonsense about pot while affluent, educated, successful people avoid it and tell their kids to do the same.

      Shameful. Dumping these lies on poor people. Many, many black conservatives are furious that idiots push pot normalization on inner city kids. And the fools who post on Insurance Journal with nonsense about “adults using responsibly” simply avoid the reality.

      • November 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm
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        We have been told that the media is fake news and we should do our own research if we want the truth. Which is it?

        • November 7, 2018 at 1:44 pm
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          For simpletons, it is an either/or question.

          For thinking people, asking the media to tell the truth recognizes that most people haven’t the time nor the inclination to “do our own research” on every issue.

          • November 7, 2018 at 2:24 pm
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            “For simpletons, it is an either/or question.” Which is exactly why poised the question to you the way I did. I did not want to make it too complicated for you since your arguments lack nuance.

          • November 7, 2018 at 3:06 pm
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            You should read the report on fake news that the Washington post did that examined not only news outlets but facebook and other social media sites. The most dangerous fake news they found was actually Fox news due to the fact even when they get fact checked and it is found as false they still air things and call those who point out their mistakes as attempting to hurt democracy and that they have secret information.

            Ron’s question is perfect for your answer. You looked at his response as your definition of a simpleton.
            Also I

      • November 7, 2018 at 2:04 pm
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        “But they don’t. The proof is how many fools spout nonsense about pot while affluent, educated, successful people avoid it and tell their kids to do the same.”

        False premise – Some do and some don’t. I know many who do use, some famous and some not so famous. Most who do, regardless of their societal status, tell their kids not to use it the same way they teach their kids about the dangers of alcohol, and then let them make an adult decision once they reach the legal age of 21. Much like they are treating legalized pot these days. The only one who seems to be spilling misinformation out here is you, Craig. The man in the mirror.

        • November 7, 2018 at 3:17 pm
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          Please tell your friends and relatives that pot is safe. That is does not damage the brain. That it does not increase the chance of mental illness.

          Please, please tell them all that it isn’t a gateway drug.

          And please consume often and heavily yourself, since the dangers of THC consumption are as widely known as the dangers of alcohol.

          And because walking the walk is so rare for a lefty.

          • November 7, 2018 at 3:53 pm
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            …and when has ANYONE on this site EVER claimed pot is safe? Yet you keep arguing like we all have our heads in the sand and don’t know it’s a dangerous intoxicant.

            Craig: do you disagree with Ron, helpingout Planet and myself when we all basically said — just in this thread alone — that pot is dangerous to the mind and body, it should not be used by minors or pregnant women, and definitely used not while operating heavy machinery? Can you at least agree with us on this paragraph alone?

  • November 7, 2018 at 3:18 pm
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    My favorite person posting: helpingout.

    What? You mean the WASHINGTON POST said Fox News has the most fake news.
    REALLY? (I am still laughing.)

  • November 7, 2018 at 3:38 pm
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    Craig,
    I understand your biggest issue with me is that I am an educated person pointing out your outright lies and hypocrisy. It is hard to hear from someone else. If you looked up the article you would see that it discusses a study that was done and actually points out the left as well, but the main caveat of that is that when they are fact checked they redact what they said originally and apologize for spreading the misinformation.

    You stopped replying to my posts above, which I can only assume being that you no longer wish to have your falsehoods pointed out. anything else to contribute?

    • November 7, 2018 at 4:11 pm
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      You are the typical “educated person”.

      You don’t see that for you, Fox News is fake news. And I am sure you can cite some examples.
      But for me, the Washington Post is fake news. And I could also cite examples.

      So when you tell me that the Washington Post identified Fox News as having the most fake news, well it is just too funny. . .and the fact you don’t get the joke says it all.

      • November 7, 2018 at 4:21 pm
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        I call myself an educated person because I know the difference between statistically significant data and studies that are cherry picking points that do not have to do with the actual conculusion

        If you comprehended what I posted above you would see the Washington post did not conduct the study itself. It was a 3rd party paper and book they were discussing (Yochai Benkler, Rob Faris and Hal Robert, three scholars affiliated with Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center). The Washington post does not only discuss the issues with fox news but also the news on the left you disagree with. Look at the news yourself subjectively. Every media outlets make mistakes, but the main issue I have with Fox is that they make frequent unsubstantiated claims, promote propaganda, and fear mongering. These are all issues when gone uncheck which it has with fox news.

        Again look at your own news source subjectively. I still read fox news sometimes and fact check it myself. Do you read anything on the left and fact check it yourself? Most articles post sources that you can follow.

        • November 7, 2018 at 4:45 pm
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          It is impossible for conservatives NOT to see news from the left. I read the Wall Street Journal and the San Diego Union Tribune. The Tribune has articles from the NY Times, Associated Press, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Reuters. All except Reuters are VERY left wing.

          Your citing a “third party source” is funny. Do you think the Washington Post would publish a third party source that said CNN or the NY Times were the greatest sources of fake news? Of course not. Libs. stick together.

          Unless you read the Wall Street Journal editorial page or go to a website like Powerline, you have NO idea what conservative news is. So please, don’t pretend you do by watching 2 minutes a day of Fox News.

          • November 7, 2018 at 4:48 pm
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            I read the wall street journal every day because I get that for free luckily.

            Craig you are missing the main point that the study assesses both sides. Did you even look it up yet or are you dismissing it just because it is the post. If it is the later do not even bother replying because you have no merit on the subject and prove that you are stuck in your way and misinformed (and choosing to be misinformed)

      • November 7, 2018 at 4:43 pm
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        The reality of who actually conducted the study, how it was conducted, the margin for error, and any other statistically relevant analysis is beside the point … if WaPo reports on something, Craig won’t believe it.

        • November 7, 2018 at 4:46 pm
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          Don’t be dopey. If WaPo prints it, I read it with skepticism. Just like CNN, the NY Times . . .

          • November 7, 2018 at 4:49 pm
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            you are only confirming how biased and misinformed you are.

          • November 7, 2018 at 4:53 pm
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            • MARCH 23, 2018 AT 3:13 PM
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            Your bias is showing.

  • November 7, 2018 at 7:51 pm
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    Hi Andrew: nice job censoring the truth about Obama and Obamacare. Your bias against anything critical of Obama is pretty funny.

    But all the insulting drivel from Captain Planet? No problem for you at all.

    Standards!

    • November 8, 2018 at 1:23 pm
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      Craig,
      Are you typing about Obamacare on this thread? This article is not about that subject, which speaks to the reason why your posts are gone. If you’d like to continue talking about MJ, that would be appropriate. Or, are you sick of losing that argument?

      • November 8, 2018 at 2:35 pm
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        Based on the 30 comments he’s made so far, I would say that he is not sick of losing that argument

        • November 8, 2018 at 4:46 pm
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          I like Craigs who don’t lose, okay?

          • November 9, 2018 at 10:59 am
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            Craig has had tremendous posts, among the best posts in the history of IJ. I’ve actually heard like 97% think his posts are awesome, That’s a record. But I won’t actually say that, because who knows?

          • November 9, 2018 at 11:37 am
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            Craig is tough on crime, strong on the border and illegal immigration. He loves our military and our vets and protects our 2nd amendment! OUR PRESIDENT ENDORSES CRAIG!

      • November 8, 2018 at 8:10 pm
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        Try to follow the logic (I know, teaching a pig to fly): My response about whether I would support legal pot included a reference to journalism’s failure to publish the downsides to legal pot. Discussion followed on fake news. I gave a perfect example of fake news. Andrew deleted it.

        On point? Of course. Can you guess what incident I referred to as a great example of fake news? Of course not.

        Pigs and flying . . .

        • November 8, 2018 at 9:43 pm
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          Flying pig, you say? Try to follow Pink Floyd’s logic about the fear you and a few others live by:

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0-BQhdALck

          • November 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm
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            Good guess! Ad hominem. The sign of a deep thinker.

          • November 9, 2018 at 2:31 pm
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            Nope, not attacking you, attacking the fear you and others spread. You were saying something about deep thinking? Drink up, Craig. You haven’t fell off the stool quite yet.

        • November 9, 2018 at 8:52 am
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          I’m sure pigs will fly before your mind opens.

        • November 9, 2018 at 9:41 am
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          Did you read that report on the Washington post about how Fox News is the true fake news even over Facebook? If not stop talking about fake news mainly being things on the left. If they spread misinformation another site checks them and then they apologize and redact the story. My posts were also deleted on it but it was due to the fact we were talking about healthcare and not the topic at hand.

          Craig I wouldn’t talk about logic when we have tried to educate you on statistically significant data and how to figure it out.

          • November 9, 2018 at 7:07 pm
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            Shhh! Russia Did It!



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