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magnumpi Oct 5th 2016 3:17 pm

Cannabis
 
So I wonder, when will the Lieables legalise this drug and how will they eventually distribute it.

Closing and arresting all those who are trying to get in there first makes me think the LCBO tax it like fk route will be favourite for Mr T to adopt, that's if it ever becomes legal ?

Pot holiday tourism could be a cash cow for Canada, if only they could get fingers out of arses and make it available ASAP, it's been a while now since the Libs gained supremacy in Canada !! :huh:

Not that I will ever be able to smoke it myself due to a heart condition :(

dbd33 Oct 5th 2016 3:21 pm

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Originally Posted by magnumpi (Post 12069126)
Pot holiday tourism could be a cash cow for Canada, if only they could get fingers out of arses and make it available ASAP(

Won't it be less available after legalization than now? Presumably there will be some sort of government store, like the LCBO, which opens limited hours. If your stash runs out at 2am on Monday you'll be stuffed until 9; no more calling for someone to bicycle round to your house on demand.

dave_j Oct 5th 2016 4:13 pm

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The problem with mood altering drugs is that they do just that.

I have no issue whatsoever with anyone who uses drugs in the safety of wherever, but in a country where you need to drive to get from anywhere to anywhere else, I defy any user to admit that, like the alcohol drinker, they are as safe under influence than not.

I followed a young couple in a truck yesterday. The guy was showing off to his girlfriend by 'snaking' under power along, what is a main highway. He might have been high, but if not then I'd not like to see his driving if he was. I suppose what I'm saying is that I don't trust other road users to keep me safe, especially when it comes to drug use. Personally, I don't drink and drive.

The protagonist might argue that cannabis is legal in some other countries, presumably without problem but https://www.drugabuse.gov/publicatio...affect-driving is worth a read.

Jsmth321 Oct 5th 2016 4:24 pm

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Canada should look to places that have legalized it and see how they did it.

WA state and Colorado both seem to have managed fairly well. For 2 North America example of recreational legalization.


I am sure Canada will add in unnecessary layers of government though to the whole thing.

magnumpi Oct 5th 2016 7:18 pm

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 (Post 12069181)
Canada should look to places that have legalized it and see how they did it.

WA state and Colorado both seem to have managed fairly well. For 2 North America example of recreational legalization.


I am sure Canada will add in unnecessary layers of government though to the whole thing.

Sure they will, if it ever comes into fruition

Oink Oct 5th 2016 7:47 pm

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I never seen a country in more need of smoking less dope than Canada. :lol:

magnumpi Oct 5th 2016 9:35 pm

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Originally Posted by Oink (Post 12069368)
I never seen a country in more need of smoking less dope than Canada. :lol:

Yeh agreed but, they should be legally able to stop smoking weed, as promised, don't u think

Jsmth321 Oct 5th 2016 9:46 pm

Re: Cannabis
 

Originally Posted by Oink (Post 12069368)
I never seen a country in more need of smoking less dope than Canada. :lol:

I swear half this building smokes pot, cannot go any part of the day without smelling it.

They are not supposed to smoke in the building but with an absentee landlord, nobody here to enforce the rules.

Stuff stinks though, and far stronger smell then tobacco in my view.

Zoe Bell Oct 6th 2016 12:34 pm

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I cannot stand the smell. It makes me feel sick
The people upstairs from us used to stand on their balcony and smoke the damn stuff. Awful when we had Windows open.

BristolUK Oct 6th 2016 1:15 pm

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 (Post 12069456)
I swear half this building smokes pot...Stuff stinks though, and far stronger smell then tobacco in my view.


Originally Posted by Zoe Bell (Post 12069846)
...The people upstairs from us used to stand on their balcony and smoke the damn stuff. Awful when we had Windows open.

Last year I had tenants move out of the upstairs apartment at my duplex and the downstairs guy then told me he used to be bothered by them smoking. Like trains apparently. Yet over two years he'd never said a word to me about it.

Since he'd been there a while and was a good tenant, I agreed to rent the upstairs as no smoking inside. He was okay with this as previous tenants smoked on the front steps and it wasn't a problem.

Within a week of the new couple moving in he was complaining of them smoking.

As is so often the case, people pay little attention to what's in the ad or lease <sigh>and they claimed not to have realised. But they agreed only outside (front steps or their balcony) in future.

But he still kept complaining and they still maintained they didn't smoke inside. One did, however, tell me she smoked cannabis on the balcony.

Maybe this was the reason he complained more than when there were two virtual chain-smokers there.

Pizzawheel Oct 6th 2016 6:02 pm

Re: Cannabis
 
Topical. The other night sat on the bike in traffic the smog of weed smoke was so thick I was concerned that if the lights didn't change pronto I was going to get stoned.

The today an otherwise businesslike lass at the lights was 3/4 of the way through a nicely rolled blunt.

Oink is right, they need to legalize amphetamines, if not make them compulsory. Not while he's watching his ipad, obvs.

Danny B Oct 6th 2016 11:29 pm

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I know that Canadian teens out this way don't seem to have the British 'binge night' mentality. When I was volunteering with the RCMP, 2am 'bar flush' was when all the fights kicked off, meanwhile in a parents basement somewhere in another part of town were a group of lads playing video games, listening to Pink Floyd and smoking a bong.

I know where I would prefer my Son to be.

The amount of weed we used to confiscate was insane, no ticket, no record, just bagged up and destroyed. It's almost legal now in BC providing you only have a small amount on you. Christ just about anyone round here can get a medical marijuana card.

Stinkypup Oct 7th 2016 2:10 am

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Originally Posted by Danny B (Post 12070385)
I know that Canadian teens out this way don't seem to have the British 'binge night' mentality. When I was volunteering with the RCMP, 2am 'bar flush' was when all the fights kicked off, meanwhile in a parents basement somewhere in another part of town were a group of lads playing video games, listening to Pink Floyd and smoking a bong.

I know where I would prefer my Son to be.

The amount of weed we used to confiscate was insane, no ticket, no record, just bagged up and destroyed. It's almost legal now in BC providing you only have a small amount on you. Christ just about anyone round here can get a medical marijuana card.

Yes because nothing else quite does hit the spot like good old marijuana :frown:
You know my thoughts on the topic

Danny B Oct 7th 2016 12:48 pm

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Originally Posted by Stinkypup (Post 12070431)
Yes because nothing else quite does hit the spot like good old marijuana :frown:
You know my thoughts on the topic

Yes, you would rather Doctor's prescribe highly addictive opioid medication instead of low THC cannabis oil for pain relief.

caretaker Oct 7th 2016 1:20 pm

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I don't trust the government to implement anything without screwing it up.


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