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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:06 PM
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canada and decriminilisation of da toko

heoolllloooo lovelies. just heard the radio news, and a smooth talking canadian man had a little report about your decriminilisation of pot/marijuana and your priminister. well i had to laugh, he said in his smoooooooth canadian voice
"current studies show 1 in 8 canadians admit to smoking dope, doubled number in the past 10yrs. but this is still not as high as those statistics of australian maijuana use' lol lol lol oh hysterical. such a funny comparison to use.
weelllll after that i am definatly RALFMAO, so funny, so many similarities between us, all a bunch of bloody pot heads, yahhhhoooooo, lol lol lol
good luck with it, it is only the law in a couple of states here but we are pushing for more. just shocking- oh i shake my head in disdain, what is the world coming to
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:11 PM
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Melanie . . . . .you didn't just take a toke did ya? Me . . I prefer a nice glass of wine!
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:13 PM
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(Luba looks around...goes to grab a glass of water.....) LMFHO
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:14 PM
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well you never know do you?? ha ha ha. but i love wine too, and esp that wonderful golden ale, beautiful beer. lol, oh sooooo funny. RALFMAO
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:16 PM
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I'd rather have the pot
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:38 PM
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With wine, you don't wake up the next morning with red eyes, all lethargic and good for doing nothing, and knowing you really, really blew the diet!
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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:43 PM
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I was kidding, sort of.
And believe it or not, any alcohol makes me feel horrible!! I can't even stand the smell of it.
The eye thing doesn't bother me anyway, my eyes are always red cause they don't like my contacts.
Ok, I totally agree with blowing the diet, lol.
Melanie? You still with us? Or did you pass out?

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Old July 21st, 2004, 09:51 PM
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Munchies anyone????? LMFAO
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Old July 21st, 2004, 10:23 PM
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Melanie's probably raidin the fridge as we speak! lol
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:45 AM
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no you big bunch of smart asses, the fridge still has some food.
glassy after a few good years as a smoker your eyes dont really turn red anymore, its a tolerance thing, you just get glassy eyed sometimes and many of us are bouncing out of bed, being totally hyper and not lethargic at all, maybe that is associated with the bad eating habbits many smokers develop, eating junk and whatever, not being healthy.
i dont drink much, i used to be a real boozer but have stopped that nonsense, it just makes me be baaaad, seriously annoying and cheeky and take far to many risks that have not always been good risks (cheeky me, no neveeeer) i could never have a glass and leave it .
but i believe each to their own, what ever floats the boat .
here 1 out of 5 admit to being smokers, it is a pretty comon thing. and i know many a person who has achieved lots of things as smokers, normal lives just smokers, they work, get degrees, have lives etc. BUT then i know so many people that have totally become paranoid freaks and lazy fools as smokers, it is just a personality thing, who you are but i suppose that is for most things isnt it??.
hey did anyone notice luba never made it back with that water, hmmmmm hope she is not too shocked with me or paraniod lolololololololol
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:10 AM
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Say it isn't so .

Did Canada really make it legal?
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:22 AM
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no legal is a bit different to decriminilisation and your priminister is just reintroducing an attempt at new bill or something like that.
decrim is where you can legally have a small amount of pot. here it is a few grams and a couple of plants in the yard, but only for personal use, lg quantities still illeagle and still get you in jail. it really is a very good way of reducing financial prob for society associated with ppl being busted, like the waste of court and police time, associated court cost etc. yes you can still be fined for certain reasons, but that is far better than going to court and wasting valuable time and societies money but u still get the fine. quite effective here.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:23 AM
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sorry cactus, not your priminister, theirs
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:32 AM
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LOL well I am originally from Canada, but I left when Trudeau was "my" prime minister.

Thanks for the info. My brother is still in Ontario and partakes in this habit.

I'll put my opinion on "mute" regarding this issue.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 09:22 AM
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It really is a personality thing, like anything. My ex uses pot to self medicate, he has pre-existing mental health issues that he refuses to deal with so the pot just exacerbates the issues. People can get addicted to anything really, if it helps them avoid dealing with their life. Pot, booze, drugs, work, porn, sex, internet, gambling, you name it. The majority of people are able to carry on life enjoying sex, the internet, occasional trips to Vegas, a glass of wine and yes the occasional toke without ill effect. Just cause there are people who abuse is not a reason to make it illegal. Can't criminalize sex cause there are sex addicts, can we?
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 10:42 AM
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Alcohol causes so many deaths,drunk driving and such,i see nothing wrong with pot being legal,you never here someone was driving stoned and killed family of five,then you have cigarettes,so addicting and causes so many deaths,but they are legal..........
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 10:55 AM
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In Canada it's referred to Driving Under the Influence, I believe that's mean to cover drinking and driving as well as any other substances... They really have no road side test for pot smokers - that's something else that they are working on. But on one can really get arrested driving while high beacuse they have no way of proving it - they can't simply ask for a urine test on the side of the road.

We are slowly phasing out smoking in Canada - higher cigarette prices, not smoking in public (pretty much). It's very difficult to be a smoker in Canada - I quit 2 years ago, my hubby still does though. It's sick the amount of money wasted on a pack of smokes.

I believe there is a psychologial addiction to pot smoking rather than a physical. People love the high and they do it so frequently that they just don't know how to cope without...
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 11:24 AM
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I used to be a toker.....many many many years ago (quit before I was pregnant). It seriously doesn't bother me either way, I know plenty of people who still do it.

Now if I ever became in need of some serious pain medication, I would choose pot over pills. Synthetic drugs do more harm than good over time to your body. I was overpresribed pennicillin in my teens, up until I was about twenty one. I can't take it now without it having negative effects on my body. So it will be puff instead of pop for me!
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:43 PM
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I am a cig smoker myself,they run about 5.00 a pack,i think it is mostly mind over matter and a matter of willpower,which i dont have right now,it is a habit very hard to kick.Used to smoke pot in my 20', dont know,i just dont see why alcohol is legal but pot is such a no no
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:45 PM
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I used to be a toker.....many many many years ago (quit before I was pregnant). It seriously doesn't bother me either way, I know plenty of people who still do it.

Now if I ever became in need of some serious pain medication, I would choose pot over pills. Synthetic drugs do more harm than good over time to your body. I was overpresribed pennicillin in my teens, up until I was about twenty one. I can't take it now without it having negative effects on my body. So it will be puff instead of pop for me!
I'm with you!! I think I'd much rather have a puff that an pop too!! Luckily I have never had a problem with prescription drugs, but I think I would feel a lit-tle more comfortable using natural" remedies...
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:48 PM
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I am a cig smoker myself,they run about 5.00 a pack,i think it is mostly mind over matter and a matter of willpower,which i dont have right now,it is a habit very hard to kick.Used to smoke pot in my 20', dont know,i just dont see why alcohol is legal but pot is such a no no
5 bucks a pack is pretty good... ours can run you abour 8.50 a pack!!!

Why it's not legal - government. 'nuf said. If they can grow it just as well and they can get a cut of the money, They'll be in. Canada's government is trying that right now, just can't grow the stuff quite as good I guess.

I think when they bust these grow ops. that they find they should force the people to grow it and supply it for the goverment. But I don't think that would turn out.... maybe instead of burning all their plants, just keep them adn sell it themselves.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:52 PM
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OH MY GOD 8.50 That is crazy........................
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:52 PM
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I am a cig smoker myself,they run about 5.00 a pack,i think it is mostly mind over matter and a matter of willpower,which i dont have right now,it is a habit very hard to kick.Used to smoke pot in my 20', dont know,i just dont see why alcohol is legal but pot is such a no no
You will quit when you are ready to quit....I understand. I smoked for twenty years (12-32). It will be our four year anniversary on October 3 for quitting.

Smokes up here in BC run you about $7.00 or more a pack.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:54 PM
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It is hard,when i drink,when i first wake up,after s*x,after a good meal,it goes on and on...
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 12:56 PM
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It is hard,when i drink,when i first wake up,after s*x,after a good meal,it goes on and on...
LOL, that's so funny!! I know EXACTLY what you're talking about. I find it REALLY hard when I have a drink not to crave a smoke. Then I end up shoving chips or something in my mouth...
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:13 PM
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I know so sad,i will kill myself by smoking but dont want to quit cause i dont want to gain weight.....Great priorities
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:24 PM
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I know so sad,i will kill myself by smoking but dont want to quit cause i dont want to gain weight.....Great priorities
Keep your dietary intake, or improve it with better foods, and exercise. I wish I had done so when I quit smoking, but I was always munching on a candy or two....it adds up.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:25 PM
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Smoking pot is as good a legal here in Canada. Your not going to walk down the street in broad daylight smoking, even though I was at Tim Hortons getting lunch the other day and there were two guys in the parking lot smoking, and not trying to hide it.

Smokes here in Calgary are $10.25/pack. Now that is ridiculous. We WASTE so much money every month on smokes, everyday I want to quit. I recently did for 3 months which was the longest ever, said I would never smoke again. Then I watched my sister get REALLY sick, acctually I watched her have a gran-mal seizure. My Dad, my other sister and I all stopped on the way to the hospital to buy a pack. I'm not going to quit quitting though. I wish they would make smoking illegal.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 01:34 PM
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Smoking pot is as good a legal here in Canada. Your not going to walk down the street in broad daylight smoking, even though I was at Tim Hortons getting lunch the other day and there were two guys in the parking lot smoking, and not trying to hide it.

Smokes here in Calgary are $10.25/pack. Now that is ridiculous. We WASTE so much money every month on smokes, everyday I want to quit. I recently did for 3 months which was the longest ever, said I would never smoke again. Then I watched my sister get REALLY sick, acctually I watched her have a gran-mal seizure. My Dad, my other sister and I all stopped on the way to the hospital to buy a pack. I'm not going to quit quitting though. I wish they would make smoking illegal.
You have 25 packs too, don't you? We have 20 packs here in BC.
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I smoke cigs too, although they are not as expensive here, I get them for about 3.50 a pack.
Pot on the other hand is way different, I don't see myself as addicted or see myself as someone who could become addicted. It's way more expensive so I can pretty much take it or leave it depending on money issues. I don't think it should be illegal, drinking is not illegal, but DUI of alcohol is, just as DUI of pot should be too.
In the states the legality of it differs so much from state to state. Where I am, any amount could be $1000 fine and jail time at the least, but say California, you could have a small amount and get your license suspended and something like a traffic ticket. I really don't think that's fair.

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that there's websites that sell cigs for $15 a carton if anyone is interested.

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