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  •  Legalization, with a reasonable age limit (3+ / 0-)
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    Minnesota Deb, mrkvica, akze29

    and a requirement that sellers need to be licenced, would probably make it harder, not easier, for children to get it.  A legal seller with a licence to lose will check for proof of age, an illegal seller doesn't care.  

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    by Calamity Jean on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 02:34:12 PM PDT

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    •  Just like it's so hard for young people to (2+ / 0-)
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      get alcohol today.

      The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

      by helfenburg on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 02:51:49 PM PDT

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      •  It was a lot easier for me to get cannabis at 13 (6+ / 0-)

        than alcohol.

        income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

        by JesseCW on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 02:53:26 PM PDT

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        •  Wouldn't surprise me in the slightest. (0+ / 0-)

          I think that was my point.

          The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

          by helfenburg on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 06:57:12 AM PDT

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